ReMAP was recently awarded
most recent BL-NCE competition. Four research networks, including ReMAP,
$49.7 millionover five years to address industry R&D challenges. -- To date, ReMAP has attracted over 25 network partners including Argyle Associates, Celestica, Cisco Systems, CMC Microsystems, Communitech, Concordia University, Curtiss-Wright, DuPont Canada, Honeywell, Juniper Networks, Kangaroo Design, McGill University, Microbonds, National Research Council of Canada, S2E Technologies, Solantro Semiconductor, SunWash Technologies, TeraXion, Tornado Spectral Systems, University of British Columbia, University of Toronto, University of Waterlooand Western University. -- As the lead industry partner, Celestica provides advanced manufacturing
solutions for customers in markets such as health care, green technology
and aerospace. Celestica will work with companies in the ReMAP network to increase its exposure to new markets and leverage best practices. Quotes
"Our government is investing in science and technology that drives business innovation and moves ideas from the laboratory to the marketplace more efficiently. The business-led research network ReMAP is positioning Canadian manufacturers to improve processes and materials in high-tech industries that create jobs and prosperity for Canadians."
"Partnerships between research institutions and the private sector allow Canadian companies to grow and thrive. ReMAP will allow
"Companies are attracted to business-led networks because they see clearly how these kinds of collaborations will add value to their bottom line. The program provides a way to bring together competing companies in pursuit of solutions to shared problems."
"As products are being launched exponentially faster than ever before, the role of the network is to accelerate researchers' innovative ideas and emerging technology through to product commercialization. Working together, large industries, start-ups, and small and medium-sized enterprises will help build and strengthen a manufacturing ecosystem-compounding the creation of further intellectual property and jobs at every point on the value chain to complement
"To participate in today's highly competitive global marketplace, companies need access to the expertise and infrastructure required to launch products on a global scale. As the lead industry partner of ReMAP, Celestica will support product enablement by providing access to engineering, manufacturing and global supply chain expertise to enable innovative companies to launch products worldwide. ReMAP is creating a global centre that is attracting organizations from around the world and helping local companies to be more competitive on the global stage."
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- 2014 Business-Led Networks of Centres of Excellence program competition
- Business-Led Networks of Centres of Excellence program information
- Current Business-Led Networks of Centres Of Excellence
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