Today, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced
Federal funds will support the
This initiative is expected to further strengthen
-- The manufacturing and sale of microprocessors is a multi-billion dollar global industry that is reaching the limits of what is required to meet the market's expectations for continued improvement in computing power. -- If nanocircuitry technologies can be successfully commercialized using knowledge created at the
University of Alberta, a new industry could be developed with Alberta resources.
"Our Government understands the importance of transforming academic nanotechnology research into industrial applications that benefit western Canadian businesses. Our investment, along with funding support from the
"We are very proud of the excellent work of Dr.
"In today's business environment every company, small or large, has to plan to be the best in the world. You have no choice. At QSi we do that by adding commercial value to research that is the best in the world. Instruments like this keep Alberta's researchers at the forefront and make it possible for us to compete internationally."
- Alberta gains new research and product development centre for nanotechnology
- NINT researchers create single atom quantum dots
- Alberta Innovation and Advanced Education
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Emily Goucher Office of the MinisterWestern Economic Diversification 613-954-8097 Paul Oss Public Affairs Officer Alberta Innovationand Advanced Education 780-427-0038 Ken GordonChief Executive Officer Quantum Silicon Inc.780-641-1963 Sandra RobertsonCommunications Manager Faculty of Science, University of Alberta780-492-6226 WD Toll-Free Number: 1-888-338-WEST (9378) Teletypewriter (TTY): 1-877-303-3388 WD is online at www.wd-deo.gc.ca Source: Western Economic Diversification Canada