Organization: Technology Partnerships Canada

Vortek receives TPC funding for computer chip R&D

Vortek Industries Ltd, Vancouver, has received $3.9 million in assistance from Technology Partnerships Canada (TPC) for an R&D project relating to its impulse anneal rapid thermal (iRTP) processing technology. The technology is an advancement in the thermal annealing process used in the manufacture of semiconductor computer chips. The iRTP system subjects silicon wafers to a…

TPC LAUNCHES TWO PILOT AEROSPACE PROGRAMS

Technology Partnerships Canada (TPC) has launched two three-year pilot programs designed to assist small- and medium-sized aerospace and defence companies grab a larger share of global aerospace business. The TPC Aerospace and Defence Supplier Development Initiative is budgeted at $30 million over three years and is aimed at strengthening the manufacturing and management systems of…

TPC invests $9.9 million in Sierra Wireless project

After several months of inactivity, Technology Partnerships Canada (TPC) has finally begun announcing projects it has approved since the last federal election. The first to be lifted from the backlog is Sierra Wireless Inc, Richmond BC, which received a TPC investment of $9.9 million to develop a new generation of wireless modems. The project represents…

Derland receives $9.5 million in federal assistance

Derland Aerospace Canada has received $9.5 million in funding from Technology Partnerships Canada to develop a lighter more powerful transmission for the AH-64D Apache Longbow helicopter. The R&D project will be conducted in conjunction with The Boeing Co, which is producing the aircraft in Mesa AZ. Milton ON-based Derlan plans to use advanced fear-gear transmissions…