The Western Economic Diversification Canada support will enhance SFU's research infrastructure by creating an applications-driven research institute for the design, development, demonstration and delivery of advanced functional materials and nanoscale devices aimed at soft materials.
The Automotive Fuel Cell Cooperation (AFCC) is contributing an additional
The suite of sophisticated equipment includes two electron microscopes. These will allow local companies and innovators from a variety of sectors to more accurately visualize and analyze their advanced soft materials, while preserving nano-scale features within these materials.
These capabilities are critical to understanding and improving the performance of soft materials in real-world conditions, while also enabling a detailed understanding of new materials and products that will greatly reduce their time to market.
The Centre will also provide students with hands-on training and use of advanced microscopy and complementary tooling that was previously unavailable in
AFCC Chief Financial Officer
"Through this investment from the Government of
"Academic, industrial and government researchers across
SFU Vice-President, Research
"There is perhaps no other area of research that is as collaborative and vast in scope, and with such potential to drive the advancement of products and industries that benefit our everyday lives."
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