Organization: Technology Partnerships Canada

Honeywell launches $31.4M aircraft R&D project

Honeywell Canada is launching a $31.4-million R&D project into secondary electric power distribution (SEPD) systems for aircraft, with the assistance of $9.4 million from Technology Partnerships Canada. The SEPD project builds upon previous R&D the firm has conducted for commercial and military aircraft programs and will help it determine the future direction of its electric…

TPC assists Soucy track technology project

Technology Partnerships Canada is investing $8.9 million in a $29.7-million R&D project by Soucy International Inc for integrated traction and moulded rubber track technologies for military vehicles. The firm – a subsidiary of Portefeuille Soucy Inc with facilities in Drummondville, Sherbrooke and Saint-Jerome PQ – plans to develop new integrated traction systems for specialized military…

TPC invests in nanotech coatings R&D for aircraft

Integran Technologies Inc has received $3.6 million from Technology Partnerships Canada to develop nano-structured coatings technology for the aerospace and defence sectors.The $8.6-million R&D program will see the Toronto-based firm dev-elop nano-crystalline cobalt-phosphorous coatings as a cheaper and more environmentally benign alternative to hard chrome plating currently used by industry. The coating technology will have…

Feds and Ontario provide $62 million to truck maker

The International Truck and Engine Corporation of Canada (ITECC) has received $62 million from the Ontario and federal governments to establish a new R&D Centre in Chatam ON and undertake a multi-faceted R&D program The Ontario government is providing $32 million through the Ontario Automotive Investment Strategy to support the R&D Centre and its partnership…

TPC invests in MIGENIX’s new antibiotic drug

MIGENIX Inc of Vancouver has received $9.3 million from Technology Partnerships Canada to launch a $35.6-million R&D project to further develop its MX-2401 antibiotic drug. The project is intended to increase the drug’s efficacy against skin and soft tissue infections as well as the development of a cost-effective manufacturing process. Pre-clinical testing of MX-2401 —…

TPC funds demo for heavy oil recovery technology

Technology Partnerships Canada is investing $9 million in a $44.7-million heavy oil development and demonstration project being undertaken by Petrobank Energy and Resources Ltd, Calgary. The Whitesands pilot project is intended to demonstrate Petrobank’s Toe-to-Heel Air Injection heavy oil recovery process in an area south of Fort McMurray AB. The technology offers higher potential recovery…

TPC assists R&D project by Norwegian subsidiary

Technology Partnerships Canada has invested $5.2 million in a $17.2-million R&D project by Kongsberg Mesotech Ltd, a developer and producer of high-resolution sonar systems and acoustic technology for defence applications. Kongsberg Mesotech Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime AS, a member of the Kongsberg Gruppen, a public company based in Oslo, Norway.…

Raytheon receives TOC assistance for radar R&D

Raytheon Canada Ltd has received $4 million from Technology Partnerships Canada to help finance a $13.7-million R&D project for civilian and military flight safety radar applications. The Waterloo ON-based subsidiary of Raytheon Co will enhance components of its ground-based, primary surveillance radar technology, including the signal data processor, S-band transmitter and L-band transmitter and receiver.…

MetroPhotonics launches project with TPC support

Ottawa-based MetroPhotonics Inc has launched a $22.1-million project to further refine its nano-photonic integrated circuits (PICs) for the telecommunications sector. The privately held firm — spun off in 2000 from the National Research Council’s Institute for Microstructural Sciences — received $7.7 million from Technology Partnerships Canada (TPC) to support the pre-commercialization project, with the balance…

Wireless technology receives TPC assistance

OMNEX Control Systems Inc, Port Coquitlam BC, has received $7.5 million from Technology Partnerships Canada to launch a $25-million project to apply specialized wireless transceiver technologies to environmental monitoring and process control at waste water treatment facilities. The so-called trusted wireless technologies are aimed at streamlining production processes, reducing costs, reducing environmental impact of waste…