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Precarn funds six manufacturing R&D projects

Precarn Inc is investing $2.5 million in six projects aimed at injecting intelligent systems into manufacturing processes. Of the six projects, DreamWafer Intelligent Rapid Prototyping is led by Gestion TechnoCap, a Montreal-based R&D and engineering firm. A subsidiary of Techno Cap venture capital firm, Gestion-TechnoCap is the parent firm of DreamWafer, a university spin-off that…

Precan-auto parts program makes first project awards

A new collaborative fund from Precarn Inc and the Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association (APMA) has resulted in the first three awards for R&D projects designed to generate prototype development for the auto parts industry. Precarn is contributing $1.5 million through the Collaborative Auto R&D Program for projects worth $3.5 million. Matching funds are provided by…