CMC welcomes Nipissing University – 60th post-secondary member institution to join Canada’s National Design Network

August 28, 2019 CMC Microsystems is pleased to welcome Nipissing University to its national network of micro-nano innovator institutions, increasing CMC’s member network to 60 universities and colleges across Canada. Membership gives innovators at Nipissing access to CMC’s extensive offering of industrial-grade products and services for designing, making and testing the hardware innovations that are

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CMC Microsystems’ Peter Stokes to Speak at Kanata’s Tech Tuesday

June 3, 2019 Peter Stokes, Director, Canada Foundation for Innovation projects at CMC Microsystems will be the guest speaker at the upcoming June 4th Tech Tuesday event at 6:30 PM, the Marshes Golf Club in Kanata. Through their network and advantageous relationships with multinational microelectronics companies who supply hardware and software to the microelectronics /

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International Roundtable Discussion convened by CMC Microsystems at DAC ’19

May 31, 2019 Kingston, ON: CMC Microsystems, manager of Canada’s National Design Network for Microelectronics, Photonics and Embedded Computing is convening its annual meeting of international organizations to discuss best practices and enhanced cooperation in microelectronics and nanotechnology innovation as part of the Design Automation Conference (DAC) 2019. The meeting will take place takes place

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CMC awarded U.S. patent for novel chip connector

May 15, 2019 A novel technique developed at CMC Microsystems for joining an optical fiber to a semiconductor chip has been recognized with a U.S. patent. Patent 10,162,120 2B for “Wafer-Level Fiber to Coupler Connector” was issued to inventor Imed Zine-El-Abidine, former senior engineer in micro-nanofabrication at CMC. Dr. Zine-El-Abidine’s invention provides a simpler, more

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Government funding positions CMC for the future

April 29, 2019 Changes to federal funding for science and innovation are good news for CMC Microsystems (CMC) and Canada’s National Design Network® (CNDN), says Gord Harling, President & CEO of CMC. “The increase to the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) Major Science Initiatives (MSI) Fund announced today is a significant investment and will directly

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CMC and Micralyne partner to develop a solution for chip integration

Feb. 7, 2019 CMC Microsystems is working with innovative researchers from across Canada’s National Design Network®, and a leading Canadian microsystems manufacturer, on an efficient technology platform for integrating components from different technologies in dense, high-performance modules. This multi-technology interposer platform will give academic and industrial researchers a novel, made-in-Canada solution for physically integrating multiple

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CMC awarded Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) contract to develop novel machine learning platform

Jan. 17, 2019 CMC Microsystems has been awarded a contract for $198,779 from the Department of Defence’s Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) Program to develop an artificial intelligence (AI) solution for monitoring and interpreting aerial surveillance video and imaging. CMC will develop a reusable, scalable technology platform for machine-based learning that enables faster,

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CMC workshop strengthens students’ insights into advanced CMOS technology

Dec. 5, 2018 CMC Microsystems is pleased to present a two-day event highlighting the challenges and opportunities of an advanced technology that is key to next-generation integrated circuits. The Advanced CMOS Workshop brings together students, professors and industry to discuss advanced semiconductor technologies. “This course is in direct response to industry leaders in Canada who

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Tomorrow’s technologies today: Plastic ultrasound among award-winning innovations highlighted at TEXPO 2018

Oct. 24, 2018 An innovative process for manufacturing ultrasound systems from plastic, quickly and at minimal cost, was among the winning technology prototypes demonstrated at CMC Microsystems’ 2018 TEXPO Graduate Student Competition and Exposition. The “DIY ultrasound,” developed by Carlos Gerardo, a PhD candidate in electrical and computer engineering at University of British Columbia, has

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Cadence Expands Customer-Managed Cloud Options with New Cloud Passport Partner Program

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Re$earch Money, April 24, 2019

Renewed funding for nanoelectronics research in Europe sends a message. Is Canada listening?

Canadian Science Policy Centre, March 25, 2019

Research Infrastructure To Bolster Canada’s Major Science Initiatives


Link to Re$earch Monday article (November 21, 2018) - National Facilities and Platforms: A Smart Way to Fund Research Infrastructure

Re$earch Money, November 21, 2018

National Facilities and Platforms: A Smart Way to Fund Research Infrastructure

Link to EP&T Magazine article (July 18, 2018) - Superclusters should not forget the importance of hardware

EP&T Magazine, July 18, 2018

Superclusters should not forget the importance of hardware

Link to Globe & Mail article (June 13, 2018) - IP policy reform needs to start at Canada's universities

Globe and Mail, June 13, 2018

Government funding positions CMC for the future.

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