TRAQC News Timeline

August 2022

Our team is growing! We’re happy to welcome 4 new engineering interns to the TRAQC team starting in September to help finalize our MVP design.

July 2022

We’re happy to announce we will be attending the FLEX 2022 conference in San Francisco! TRAQC will be presenting as part of the ‘Future FLEX Disruptors’ VC panel. Come by and chat with us about quality control!

June 2022

TRAQC has been selected as one of the 5 finalists for the Forces AVENIR competition, going to the finals in September. Great job Mariia and LP! 

March 2022

We’ve begun to tabulate results from test prints given to us by our potential clients and compare them to typical measurements. Our sensitivity is retained even with industrial-scale printing standards!

Jan 2022

We’ve partnered with the Printability and Graphic Communications Institute (I-CI) in Montreal to complete a PART Project to validate our prototype. Thanks I-CI! 

Nov 2021

Louis-Philip joins the TRAQC team as a cofounder! LP brings electronics manufacturing and software experience, and we look forward to seeing how you can push our solution forward.

June 2021

TRAQC participates in the McGill X-1 Startup Accelerator program. Thanks for all the guidance and help growing our company!

April 2021

Mariia successfully defended her PhD thesis at ETS, concerning THz spectroscopy as a tool for industrial quality control! 

February 2021

TRAQC made it to the semi-final round of the TELUS cup! Thanks to the TELUS team for the great experience.

January 2021

Our first set of commercially-printed quality patterns have been produced and are on their way to test using our measurement systems!

November 2020

Our team was selected to present as part of Centech’s Demo Day 2020! Thanks for the opportunity Centech!

November 2020

We’re happy to have been one of the first startups to present at ISEQ’s Mat’INNO networking event for the electronics industry!

October 2020

We’re excited to have been chosen to present as part of the NYC Retail Startup Tour, put on by the McGill Dobson Centre. Thanks Dobson and all the investor judges!

September 2020

Our work on using terahertz light to measure print geometry has been published in Nature Printed Electronics. Congratulations Mariia!

August 2020

TRAQC placed second in the Innovation-Driven Design category of the 2020 McGill Dobson Cup. Thanks to McGill for all their guidance!

July 2020

We’re happy to announce that TRAQC has been accepted into Centech’s Propulsion program!

June 2020

TRAQC just placed third in ACFAS’s Genies en Affaires startup competition. Thanks for the opportunity ACFAS!

June 2020

Our CEO Mariia has been selected to participate in the 2020 cohort of the Women Founders Project!

May 2020

TRAQC was just accepted into Centech’s Acceleration startup accelerator program. We’re excited to see how we can grow with their guidance! 

January 2019

Mariia’s research on terahertz-assisted quality control measurement was just published in the journal Sensors. Congrats Mariia, great work!

September 2018

Our first terahertz measurements for quality control inspection have been completed in the lab!