Strategic Technologies

Strategic Direction

CMC’s strategic direction aims to maximize impact on Canadian research, innovation, and economic growth. Microelectronics, photonics, optoelectronics, micromachining, embedded software and nano-scale technologies are enabling progress in numerous scientific disciplines. These microsystem technologies also contribute to innovative applications in many industrial sectors. 

Strategic Technology Development

The facility enables users to support innovation in all the sectors identified by the federal government’s Economic Strategy Tables (Figure 1) through research and development spanning multiple technology drivers, including the Internet of Things (IoT), 5G, and Artificial Intelligence (AI). CNDN foundational technology areas are critical to enabling Canada’s growing digital economy. 

Canada's Economic Strategy

FIGURE 1:  Fuelling Innovation and Competitiveness
Across all Strategic Sectors

Economic Strategy Table

CMC's Technology Roadmap

CMC's roadmap identifies emerging opportunities and ways that CMC can facilitate and support. CMC has intensified its focus and efforts on foundational technologies.

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