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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…