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Steven X

1-Material Organic Nano Electronic

Organization Type: Industry

1-Material is a contract research and materials company. Its team is tackling the challenges around standardizing organic nano electronic (ONE) materials for organic thin film applications. With its accumulated experience in synthesis, purification and characterization, 1-Material is extending its focus to processing, formulation, and validation. The company has dedicated itself to standardize these classic and most commonly studied materials, and to make them reliable and reproducible.


3D Circuits

Organization Type: R&D Organization

Providing prototyping services and technological capabilities that will allow for integration and encapsulation of electronics to create unique form factors never seen before. Using a keen vision of future technologies, industry collaboration, university research and modern manufacturing techniques we can shape the future.


Randy F

3M

Organization Type: Industry

3M is a global, diversified technology company that is a recognized leader in research and development. 3M produces thousands of innovative products for dozens of diverse markets. 3M’s core strength is applying its more than 40 distinct technology platforms – often in combination – to a wide array of customer needs. Over the years, 3M innovations have improved daily life for hundreds of millions of people all over the world.


Perry K

ABCTech

Organization Type: Innovation association

ABCtech seeks to provide a point of contact and communication for Alberta's technology leaders and entrepreneurs by developing alliances for emerging technology industries. Through the creation of cross-discipline and cross-industry dialogue on emerging technologies and their impact on society, ABCtech germinates unique opportunities for collaboration amongst stakeholders who may otherwise not interact.


Edward J

Acquire Industries

Organization Type: - not set -

Acquire Industries is a Canadian start-up engineering firm engaged in both product development and project engineering. Practice areas include electrical and materials engineering, with a cross-disciplinary focus on advanced materials leveraging nanotechnology and molecular engineering (NME). Currently, the firm seeks to foster a market opportunity in “painted electronics” – an emerging segment adjacent to printed electronics within the hybrid electronics market. While printed and flexible electronic devices are integral to hybridization, painted electronics can complement systems by adding versatility and scalability for on-site applications. This includes power generation, distribution and various loading systems applied as thin-film circuits sprayed onto various substrates. We invite collaboration from industry, government, and academia to take part in a broad range of projects within energy and infrastructure. Current products and projects include high-temperature conduction cooktops and heated pavements/driveways.


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AIPIA - Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association

Organization Type: Industry

The Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association (AIPIA), formed in 2012, is a community of over 650 companies covering the provision of every aspect of A&IP, as well as major packaging manufacturers, international brand owners and other specialist end users, R&D establishments and several renowned packaging organizations dedicated to the development of the packaging sector.


Sean S

Anderson Vreeland Canada

Organization Type: Industry

Our interest is being able to participate in a new and exciting technology that is still in its infancy stage and although our strength is not in electronics, we certainly have the ability and experience in the printing side of the equation.


Dale P

Antennaprise International Inc.

Organization Type: Industry

Amid the Internet of Things (IOT), Antennaprise is a Canadian company, mission focused on innovating Radio Frequency (RF) technologies by developing and delivering antenna products and services to better utilize the Spectrum for reliable and robust communications.


Aaron W

Array Marketing

Organization Type: Industry

Array is the premier provider of in-store merchandising services for the world’s leading retailers and brand manufacturers. We start with exceptional strategy and design. Then, using a variety of materials, our skilled engineers and production staff apply the latest manufacturing technologies and techniques. The results are displays & fixtures that win top industry awards and praise from brand marketers and retailers worldwide.


Mike S

Automation Alternatives

Organization Type: Industry

Automation Alternatives manufactures industrial automation equipment, specializing in the printed electronics industry. It manufactures laser cutting and welding machines, dispensing and pick and place machines, as well as custom automated assembly lines.


Charlie M

Bank of Canada

Organization Type: Government

The Bank of Canada is the nation's central bank. The Bank's four main areas of responsibility are: Monetary policy: The Bank influences the supply of money circulating in the economy, using its monetary policy framework to keep inflation low and stable. Financial system: The Bank promotes safe, sound and efficient financial systems, within Canada and internationally, and conducts transactions in financial markets in support of these objectives. Currency: The Bank designs, issues and distributes Canada’s bank notes. Funds Management: The Bank is the "fiscal agent" for the Government of Canada, managing its public debt programs and foreign exchange reserves.


John M

Bellwyck Packaging Solutions

Organization Type: Industry

BELLWYCK Packaging Solutions is a living organic collective of over 425 people who daily apply teamwork to serve our customers and help them achieve their goals. BELLWYCK is headquartered in Toronto, Canada and we have seven manufacturing facilities across Canada and the USA. BELLWYCK works with some of the world’s most successful and recognised brands across a range of areas, including Pharmaceutical and Healthcare,Cosmetic and Fragrance, Wine and Spirits, Confectionary and other Luxury Packaging. Our slogan “Delivering Value. Every Day!” is our commitment to our customers. BELLWYCK prides itself on bringing our clients superior quality and service, and continuing to invest in trained people and state-of-the-art technology. BELLWYCK services our customers’ ultimate expectations by researching and creating custom 'One Stop Solutions.' Not only are we are a reliable partner, but we are driving innovation, presenting customers with alternatives and possibilities. Our solutions are entrepreneurial and flexible, solving any packaging need while guiding you though the entire project management process.


Greg M

BioApplied Innovation Pathways

Organization Type: Industry

BioApplied is a consulting firm that specializes in helping clients deliver innovation. Our focus is on advanced technologies in renewable resource sectors. We support clients who are developing new products, new services, new processes, new industrial partnerships, and building new businesses through innovation. With a tier-one network of technical scouts, resources, global organizations, and expertise at the ready, BioApplied accelerates the innovation process by bringing focus and energy. BioApplied was founded by Greg Maloney and Rod Badcock. Collectively with over 50 years of real world, industry experience spanning a broad cross section of industries and roles, they bring experience, expertise, and a proven approach to innovation.


Ian M

Bluewater Technology Access Centre

Organization Type: Academia

The Bluewater Technology Access Centre's (BTAC) is Lambton College's frontline for industry innovation. BTAC is a specialized research and development centre that works with Canadian businesses – especially SMEs – to advance their products, processes.


Jyoti M

Brewer Science

Organization Type: Industry

Brewer Science is a global technology leader in developing and manufacturing innovative materials, processes, and equipment for the fabrication of semiconductors and microelectronic devices. Brewer Science continues a strong tradition of technology leadership through its proprietary devices utilizing unique materials and novel designs which enable viable resource monitoring for enhanced quality of life. We have an extensive program dedicated to exploring new realms of printed flexible electronics and sensor performance. Our revolutionary carbon nanotechnology makes our sensors among some of the fastest in the industry, and our sensors can be easily integrated with various types of sensing technology. Headquartered in Rolla, Missouri, Brewer Science supports customers throughout the world with a technical, service, and distribution network in North America, Europe, and Asia. Brewer Science is prepared for the next generation of sensors. Are you?


Jean-Rémi P

Brilliant Matters

Organization Type: Industry

Brilliant Matters provides high-quality organic compounds for the field of organic electronics. We synthesize, purify and characterize Pi-conjugated small molecules and polymers and offer state-of-the-art advanced materials to suit your needs. Our team develops innovative synthetic methods for the field of organic electronics.


David P

Caledon Controls Ltd.

Organization Type: Industry

Caledon Controls Ltd was established in 1990 and is focused on servicing the Printed Circuit Board Manufacturing Industry by providing quality products, excellence service and integrity in business practices. As part of the Company's commitment to offer unique and innovative products, Caledon PDIM Inc. was recently established focusing on the unique and growing field of PE. PE is environmentally friendly in fields such as Interactive Touch Screens, Solar PV Cells, LED Lighting, RFID, Bio-Medical, Flex Circuitry, Smart Packaging and many more applications. Caledon PDIM Inc. is pleased to offer PE Globally.


Marc G

Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited

Organization Type: Industry

Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited supplies printed products and related issuing and control systems in four business areas; Lottery, Identification, Payment and Shareholder Services. The Company has extensive manufacturing operations for printing currency, passports, visas, postage and other related products as well as for producing hardware devices such as passport and card readers and lottery terminals. In addition, the Company has a large complement of software engineers for designing, issuing and control systems. Products, services and systems are now marketed in more than 60 countries.  Specialties Lottery Systems, Identification Systems, Payment Systems, Shareholder Services


Martin L

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters

Organization Type: Industry

CME is Canada’s largest trade and industry association, and the voice of manufacturing and global business in Canada. Founded in 1871, CME represents more than 10,000 leading companies nationwide, and – through various initiatives, including the establishment of the Canadian Manufacturing Coalition – touches more than 100,000 companies from coast to coast, engaged in manufacturing, international trade, and service-related industries. More than 85 per cent of its members are small and medium-sized enterprises. Collectively, CME's membership network accounts for an estimated 82 per cent of Canadian manufacturing production and 90 per cent of all goods and services exports.


Deepak G

Centennial College

Organization Type: Academia

Ontario’s first community college, established in 1966, Centennial College primarily serves the eastern portion of the Greater Toronto Area through four campuses and seven satellite locations. It has a record of exemplary teaching, innovative programming and extensive partnership building. Centennial is recognized as one of the most culturally diverse post-secondary institutions in Canada. Almost 100 ethno cultural groups are represented and 80 languages are spoken on campus. Specialties include Business, Communications, Community and Health Studies, Science and Engineering Technology, General Arts, Hospitality, Transportation.


Tim L

CERADROP MGI Group

Organization Type: Industry

CERADROP, subsidiary of MGI Group, designs and markets Materials Deposition Inkjet Printers exclusively for Printed Electronics Industry and Smart 3D Printing. As the subsidiary of MGI Group focused on Printed Electronics and Smart 3D Printing, CERADROP can call up more than 60 engineers specialized in inkjet engine, mechanics, automation, software, chemistry, and ink management to supply the best materials deposition inkjet printing solution for advanced R&D or 24/7 high performance manufacturing.


khelifa h

Communications Research Centre Canada

Organization Type: Government

The CRC is at the technological intersection of spectrum management, regulation and innovation in Canada—a prime position to address the spectrum shortage that would result if demand were to exceed supply. It performs wireless telecommunications R&D that advances the efficient exploitation of the radio spectrum, and serves as the government's leading source of scientific knowledge and long-term technical advice for spectrum management, regulation and policy purposes.


Greg W

Continental Automated Buildings Association

Organization Type: Industry

The Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) is an international not-for-profit industry association dedicated to the advancement of intelligent home and intelligent building technologies. The organization is supported by an international membership of nearly 400 companies involved in the design, manufacture, installation and retailing of products relating to home automation and building automation. Public organizations, including utilities and government are also members. CABA's mandate includes providing its members with networking and market research opportunities. CABA also encourages the development of industry standards and protocols, and leads cross-industry initiatives.


Tatiana K

CSA Group

Organization Type: Standards

Every day, CSA Group works with businesses, organizations and code authorities all around the world to help create a safer, more sustainable world for people and for business. From testing and certifying your products today for safety and performance requirements, to developing leading-edge, consensus-based standards to support tomorrow’s technology, CSA Group develops solutions that strive to promote safety to industry and society. Manufacturers, retailers, business, academia, consumers and government organizations alike rely on our worldwide network to assist in their pursuit of innovative solutions for their evolving safety, reliability and sustainability needs.


Victor L

CuePath Innovation

Organization Type: Industry

CuePath is a healthcare technology company on a mission to help seniors and other vulnerable individuals stay healthy and independent with the support of their circle of care. We aim to provide caregivers with the information needed to support users with medication adherence. CuePath enables families and care professionals to remotely track medication intake of their loved ones, which helps families to alleviate the stress associated with caregiving, and care professionals to offer medication reminder services more efficiently. Our solution is based on medication packaging which is familiar to most seniors so they do not need any training on new technology.


Ricardo I

Ecole de Technologie Superieure

Organization Type: Academia

Founded in 1974, the Ecole de technologie superieure is part of the Universite du Quebec system. Specialized in applied teaching in engineering and technology transfer to companies, it teaches engineers and researchers who are recognized for their practical and innovative approach. In any given year, 25% of all engineers receiving a diploma from an engineering school or faculty in the province of Quebec graduate from the ETS. Hence, it is ranked first in Quebec and fourth in Canada for the total number of engineering diplomas awarded annually.


Martin G

Etiquettes Multi-Flex Labels

Organization Type: Industry

Manufacturer / printer of pressure sensitive labels. For a information that sticks!


Prof. John S. P

Faculty of Engineering, McMaster University

Organization Type: Academia

Consistently ranked among the Top 100 universities in the world, McMaster University in Hamilton, Ont., is renowned for its innovation in both learning and discovery. The Faculty of Engineering is known for leading-edge educational programming, such as its five-year engineering and management program, and for its research and engagement with industry and community. Established in 1958, its institutes, centres and laboratories have collaborated on numerous research projects with the public and private sectors.


Jun Y

Formi 3DP

Organization Type: Industry

Formi is specialized in developing functional 3D printing materials. Currently, as 3D electronics becomes more and more prevailing, the technology we are developing can take advantage of both 3D printing and printed electronics to meet the requirements of 3D printed electronics market.


Ilira Qamirani

GGI Solutions

Organization Type: Industry

GGI Solutions is specialized in the design, engineering and manufacturing of custom Human Machine Interface (HMI) Technologies. Our focused industry sectors are Medical, Defence, Aerospace, Electronic Transaction Terminals (POS/POP), Industrial Controls and Specialized Automotive.


Haridoss S

GO 2 SCOUT 4 R&T

Organization Type: Industry

To provide a comprehensive professional service related to PE technology applications and IP evaluations, product standards development, partnership management and licensing/commercialization.


Soroush N

Group NanoXplore Inc.

Organization Type: Industry

NanoXplore is a Montreal-based advanced materials company, the largest Canadian producer of graphene and one of the largest graphene producers in the world. NanoXplore supplies few layer graphene powder, master batch pellets of graphene-enhanced polymers, and blow and injection molded products. NanoXplore’s high quality graphene (i.e., high purity, with low defects) is very dispersible, enabling significant improvements with very small amounts of added graphene, typically less than 1% by weight. Our core technology is a unique, low-cost manufacturing process which produces industrial volumes of high quality graphene from graphite flake using a one-step and environmentally friendly method. The combination of high quality and highly effective graphene, high volume capacity and low costs allows NanoXplore to supply graphene and graphene composite solutions to address printed and flexible electronic applications. Areas of interest include functional inks, substrates and coatings.


Daniel Fenner F

Henkel

Organization Type: Industry

Founded in 1876, Henkel operates worldwide with leading brands and technologies in three business areas – laundry and home care, beauty care and adhesive technologies. The company employs almost 50,000 people and reported sales of US$20.1 billion and adjusted operating profits of $3.2 billion in fiscal 2015. For more than 30 years, Henkel Electronic Materials has been a key materials supplier in the printable electronics industry, where it offers many different materials like conductive inks, protective coatings and laminating adhesives. Henkel intends to work with other CPEIA member organizations to support their ongoing programs with turnkey enabling materials for printed devices that can be easily accessed from the Henkel material portfolio. An additional advantage of Henkel is that it also offers design and prototype services for printed electronic devices through its print facility in the U.S. This allows for fast prototyping of devices.


andre.dion@i-ci.ca

ICI

Organization Type: R&D Organization

ICI offers independent and impartial consulting services adapted to your printability and formulation needs, no matter your business segment. With a team consisting of field specialists, scientists and technicians, ICI offers you an array of services intended to answer to all your printability and formulation needs, no matter your industry sector. OUR MISSION The Institute is an integrated centre for innovation and expertise in graphic communications and printability that actively supports companies and their employees in their technological and commercial development. OUR FIELDS OF EXPERTISE Applied R&D, consultation, training seminars, laboratory, technology watch, customized training.


Raghu D

IDTechEx

Organization Type: R&D Organization

IDTechEx provides market research, business intelligence and events on emerging technologies such as printed electronics. Our clients use our insights to help make strategic business decisions and grow their organizations. IDTechEx is headquartered in Cambridge, UK with additional offices in the USA, Germany and Japan. Why IDTechEx? - Deep technical and market understanding - Research methodology involves interviews, visits and global event attendance, getting the insight first - Focus on Commercialization: clarity in hype - We say it as it is, not what you want to hear - Connected through our extensive global database, enabling us to make introductions


Dean B

Information Mediary Corp.

Organization Type: Industry

IMC conducts research and development in the areas of pharmaceutical, logistics and supply chain compliance technologies. IMC employs talented and creative people to integrate existing skills, expertise and technologies complemented by new inventions to meet user requirements. IMC endeavours to be a global player in its fields of excellence and to provide a stimulating, supportive, and rewarding environment for its employees and partners.


Martin B

INO - Institut National d'Optique

Organization Type: R&D Organization

INO is a technological design and development firm for optic and photonic solutions for the industry. INO offers solutions designed to make businesses more competitive and shares the risks associated with technology development. INO is involved in optics and photonics applied to printable electronics.


Insulectro Printed Electronics

Organization Type: Industry

INSULECTRO is the largest supplier of materials used to manufacture printed circuit boards (PCBs) and printed electronics (PEs). Insulectro combines its Best-in-Class product offering in well-stocked distribution centers across the U.S. Our offering is supported by our extensive fabrication capabilities, legendary customer service and a staff of knowledgeable technical resources.


Ian C

Intrinsiq Materials

Organization Type: Industry

Intrinsiq Materials is an advanced materials company and recognized leader in the development and manufacture of low cost nanoparticle based copper inks and pastes for the printed electronics industry. Intrinsiq’s expertise includes nanoparticle manufacture, ink and paste formulation and process development (dispensing, drying, sintering and other post processes) related to copper inks and pastes. Intrinsiq works with its clients to integrate it's copper technology into their next generation electronics in a wide range of industries including automotive, display, PV, microelectronics, defence and medical, to reduce costs, weight and space. Intrinsiq is based in Farnborough UK and Rochester NY.


Susan S

Jones Packaging Inc.

Organization Type: Industry

Jones is an integrated packaging solutions provider for highly regulated industries. For more than 130 years, our culture of innovation leadership has driven many “market firsts” for consumers, particularly in the field of medication management. Most recently, we have taken on a Tier 1 partnership role in the National Research Council’s Printable Electronics Consortium focused on the development of materials and manufacturing processes to create smart packaging that will help patients manage their complex medication regimes.


Peter K

Keystep Growth & Finance

Organization Type: Industry

Keystep Growth & Finance helps emerging and established high tech product and service companies achieve success that is sustainable over the long term. In these companies there is often an abundance of technical managers and executives who are close to the technology, but lack the world-class business, sales and marketing expertise that is crucial to success. This is what Keystep brings to the table.


Amrit G

Lomiko Metals inc.

Organization Type: Industry

Lomiko Metals is focused on the exploration and development of minerals for the new green economy and also has a 100% interest in Lomiko Technologies Inc., an investor in graphene technology and manufacturer of electronic products. Lomiko Technologies was established in April, 2014 and currently holds 4,396,970 shares of Graphene 3D Lab (www.Graphene3DLab.com), 40% of Graphene Energy Storage Devices (www.Graphene-ESD.com), and a license for the manufacture and sale of three innovative electronic products.


MBM intellectual Property

Organization Type: - not set -


Gordon R

McGill University

Organization Type: R&D Organization

Wide range of expertise available for the development of PE applications. Over 25+ years of electronic circuit integration expertise. Highly motivated team of researchers. At this time, developing models, methods and basic circuit structures for PE integration.


Jessica F

Memtronik Innovations

Organization Type: Industry

Memtronik Innovations manufactures membrane switches, graphic overlays and electroluminescent lamps. Its products are used in medical equipment, household appliances, restaurant equipment, fuel pumps, security systems and more.


George P

Metamaterial Technologies Inc

Organization Type: Industry

Metamaterial Technologies Inc. (MTI) is a smart materials and photonics company that is changing the way we use, interact, and benefit from light. Through applied physics and intelligent design, we are pioneering a new class of multifunctional materials—called metamaterials— which have engineered properties that go beyond what is found in nature. MTI specializes in metamaterial research, nanofabrication, and computational electromagnetics; bridging the gap between the theoretical and the possible. With our in-house design, access to world-class nanocomposite research, and nanofabrication expertise, we are able to develop a wide array of metamaterial applications that encompass several industries including aerospace and defense, healthcare, energy, education, and cleantech. MTI is a privately held company and has a growing intellectual property portfolio with 20 patent families and 14 granted patents.


Alex G

miip

Organization Type: Industry

miip is a Canadian manufacturer of visual inspection tools for printers and converters. We believe that printed electronics will require inspection and testing tools to ensure quality and mostly to minimize waste.


Robert B

MW Canada

Organization Type: Industry

MW Canada is a leading manufacturer of window coverings and specialty materials. A vertically integrated textile mill, MW Canada is able to shift gears quickly in sampling and production. New fabrics are created on a CAD system and sampled in the weaveroom utilizing a variety of warp and weft yarns on a wide range of looms. Depending on customer needs, dry and wet textile processing can produce standard or unique end products. The dyehouse creates a wide colour range of yarns and piece dyed goods.


Tony C

Myant & Co.

Organization Type: Industry

At the forefront of wearable and embedded technology is Myant & Co. We are a dynamic team of business leaders, designers and scientists who build, test, certify and support the creation of wearable technology. We set ourselves apart through our creative process, which relies on cross-discipline collaboration and vertically integrated design and manufacturing. Specialties Biometrics, Electroluminescence, LED, Fiber Optics, Smart Fabrics, Seamless Knitting, Bio Energy Harvesting, Wearables, Embedded Technology, Industry Solutions, Connected Homes, Software, Hardware, Active Technology, Passive Technology


Hadi H

NanoCnet

Organization Type: Industry

NanoCnet introduces a new generation of nanomaterials for flexible transparent electrodes and printable conductive inks. Highly transparent electrodes with high electrical conductivity and thermal stability can be fabricated using NanoCnet's silver based ink. Synthesis process of NanoCnet's nanomaterial is fast and happen at room temperature which saves a lot of energy and time for manufacturing. The cost of NanoCnet's electrodes is 30 per cent less than typical silver nanowires on the market and 50 per cent less that ITO films. The unique properties of NanoCnet's electrodes make them ideal for device applications such as touch panels, solar cells, displays, and smart windows.


Thomas D

National Research Council of Canada

Organization Type: R&D Organization

The National Research Council (NRC) is an agency of the Government of Canada. NRC is comprised of three integrated R&D divisions, each guided by advisory bodies composed of industry leaders. Under these three umbrella R&D divisions, it has 12 integrated and consolidated portfolios focused on key industry sectors. These portfolios represent areas of strategic importance and economic value for Canada. One of these is Printable Electronics. Within each portfolio, NRC has a variety of programs focused on addressing specific business-identified priorities and challenges through a unique offering of technical and advisory services, research facilities, licensing opportunities and programs and partnership opportunities.


Mike D

NFC Authority Inc

Organization Type: Industry

NFC Authority is an outgrowth of a Canadian owned and operated software development firm located in Stratford, Ontario. Hired to develop track and trace software for the Ontario wine industry, Conceptual Pathways Inc followed the natural course of progression from only B2B into NFC field to have consumers able to access product information. Carefully analyzing the supply chain, CP decided to pursue the manufacturing of NFC labels avoiding the multi level RFID supply chain in order to realize the consumer goods market's price point. PE technology through SAMI has made this possible. NFC Authority is the provider of the inlays and brings them to manufacturers along with the possibility of supplying SAMI for their own PE technology endeavors.


Stan F

NovaCentrix

Organization Type: Industry

NovaCentrix, is leading product innovator in printable electronics (PE) manufacturing. It develops, patents, and commercializes new technologies in PE, nanoparticle manufacturing, pulsed power equipment and related fields. NovaCentrix is known for its PulseForge line of tools (used to dry, sinter or anneal thin-film materials on substrates) and its Metalon conductive inks.


Fred C

OM Signal

Organization Type: Industry

Weaving technology into life, OMsignal is the leader in SmartWear technology and develops products and applications to help people tune into their inner selves, providing them with the understanding and ability to become healthier, fitter and happier. The OM smart clothing platform accomplishes this through a seamless connection between body, textile and technology. Founded by Stephane Marceau and Frédéric Chanay, OMsignal is a smart textile company that has developed the seamless integration of clothing and wearable technology. OMsignal has built a platform for wellness, fitness and a method to empower the world’s leading fashion brands to incorporate technology into their clothing. Currently, the OMsignal Head Quarters are home to over 55 multinational and interdisciplinary professionals located in Montreal, Quebec.


John F

Ontario Centres of Excellence

Organization Type: Government

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) drives the development of Ontario’s economy by helping create new jobs, products, services, technologies and businesses. In partnership with industry, OCE co-invests to commercialize innovation originating in the province’s publicly funded colleges, universities and research hospitals. We also support and invest in early-stage projects, where the probability of commercial success and potential total return on innovation are substantial. Another expanding focus for OCE is the development of the next generation of innovators through our entrepreneurship fellowships and programs for students and youth across Ontario. Our efforts are focused on sectors of the economy with the greatest potential to drive Ontario’s future prosperity and global competitiveness: energy and environment (including water); advanced manufacturing; advanced health technologies; and information, communications technologies and digital media. A trusted partner of government in program delivery, we are committed to advancing a whole-of-government approach as a means of streamlining funding application processes for companies and entrepreneurs.


Jacky Q

OTI Lumionics Inc.

Organization Type: Industry

We are a small company in the heart of Toronto, Canada working to unlock the full potential of OLED technology. OTI Lumionics Inc. was founded in 2011 by an award winning team of researchers and engineers from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Toronto. We started over 8 years ago as researchers in the lab with a small idea and big dreams for the future. Today we are realizing those dreams by making OLED technology accessible to innovative new product applications.


Gus N

PLATOI Internet Industries Inc.

Organization Type: Industry

PLATOI is addressing the challenges of pipeline industry with revolutionary self-powering, integrated sensory technology for gas leaks and infrastructure integrity, managed by highly secured autonomous networks and intelligent cloud services.


David R

Precision Plasma & Sputtering Ltd.

Organization Type: Industry

PP&SL's mission is to deliver innovative high value-added coated products in such markets as optoelectronics, photovoltaics, sensors, flexible circuits and printed electronics. Initially, the company will focus on roll to roll vacuum processes to develop and manufacture its products. PP&SL anticipates that it will be in full production by the second half of 2017.


Bob M

RFID Canada

Organization Type: Industry

RFID Canada is a leading technology provider providing solutions including passive and active RFID (radio frequency identification) and NFC (near field communication).


LIDA R

Seneca College

Organization Type: Academia

With campuses in Toronto, York Region and Peterborough, Seneca offers degrees, diplomas, certificates and graduate programs renowned for their quality and respected by employers. It is one of the largest comprehensive colleges in Canada, offering nearly 300 full-time, part-time and online programs. Combining the highest academic standards with work-integrated and applied learning, expert teaching faculty and the latest technology ensure Seneca graduates are career-ready.


Francois G

Service Optiprint Inc.

Organization Type: Industry

Since 2000, Service Optiprint Inc. has been providing turn-key services for the SR&ED (Scientific Research & Experimental Development) tax credit program to a broad range of Canadian businesses within the Printing, Imaging and Packaging Industries. Optiprint is comprised of an elite team of engineers, chemists, printing experts and tax specialists dedicated to the preparation of SR&ED claims. Printable Electronics (PE) is becoming the next major technological breakthrough in the printing industry. Optiprint’s presence in PE associations and research facilities will help support innovation by providing high level expertise in SR&ED claim preparation.


Hassan N

Shimifrez Inc.

Organization Type: Industry

Shimifrez is global leader and manufacturer of thin metal parts utilizing precision photo chemical etching or chemical milling (PCM). Instead of stamping or laser cutting, photo etching produces accurate and identical thin metal components for small & large batches.​ With 30 years of experience Shimifrez specializes in fabricating light gauge printed metal components. The scope of Shimifrez’s activities in photo etching and electro-forming is far reaching and can include creating critical metal components for instrumentation’s such as micro meshes/grids,Shadow masks, lead frames, ultra micro metal parts, gimbal springs, reticles, damper shims, wave guides, RFI/EMI/ESD and board level shielding, BPP’s for fuel cell applications to consumer products such as speaker grills. Components can be manufactured in stainless steels, brass, nickel alloys, beryllium copper, phosphorous bronze, invar, kovar, inconel, DCB substrates and aluminum alloys to name a few.


Charles M

Strategic Elements

Organization Type: Industry

Strategic Elements is developing a high performance printable memory ink with potential to disrupt the fast growing Printed Electronics sector. Over the last 12 months, the company has grown strongly and has an active ongoing development program.


Erika R

Sun Chemical Corp

Organization Type: Industry

Sun Chemical, the world's largest ink company, is a renowned manufacturer of nanosilver inks designed for use with inkjet and aerosol jet systems in the development of printed antenna and sensors. SunTronic NANOSILVER inks deliver the industry's best performing low-temperature sintering properties and its unique chemistry offers long open life as well as superior jetting performance.


Vicki P

Tangio Printed Electronics

Organization Type: Industry

Internationally sought after for design and manufacture of force sensing components. Tangio manufactures printed electronics and provides rapid prototyping services. www.tangio.co


Kevin D

Tech-Access Canada

Organization Type: R&D Organization

Tech-Access Canada serves vital industrial sectors across the country, responding to industry applied research needs through innovation support services delivered by college faculty, staff and students. Tech-Access Canada was launched in September 2015 and is co-located in Ottawa at the offices of Colleges and Institutes Canada. The member-driven Tech-Access Canada is comprised of these Technology Access Centres that serve the research and innovation needs of a specific regional economic cluster representing nine technology sectors: - Advanced manufacturing - Agriculture - Construction technology - Digital media and graphic communications - Environmental technology/biotechnology - Food technology - Healthcare technology - Nanotechnology - Transportation


Lisa C

The University of Western Ontario

Organization Type: Academia

Western University delivers an academic experience second to none. Since 1878, The Western Experience has combined academic excellence with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social and cultural growth in order to better serve our communities. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application. Western attracts individuals with a broad worldview, seeking to study, influence and lead in the international community.


Mark B

TUKU Inc.

Organization Type: Industry

TUKU links printable electronics to mobile devices to deliver user-experiences that communicate rich product information to Shoppers in-store. TUKU promotes informed purchase decisions and staff knowledge through the delivery of product features and benefits, ratings and reviews, social sharing, promotions and contests, loyalty integration, complementary products and video. TUKU provides comprehensive turn-key contactless-marketing program management services on an ongoing basis for clients. TUKU’s content management expertise allows product content and user-experiences to be customizable, current and location-specific. TUKU tracks and analyzes all user interactions to provide unique data and insights into the triggers in the path-to-purchase.


Christine D

Unilever

Organization Type: Industry

Unilever is one of the world's leading suppliers of fast-moving consumer goods. Our products are sold in over 190 countries and used by 2 billion consumers every day. Our purpose is to make sustainable living commonplace. We work to create a better future every day, with brands and services that help people feel good, look good and get more out of life.


Christian Jesus B F

Universite du Quebec a Montreal

Organization Type: Academia

Looking for partnership to for research and development of Printed Electronics for various applications with main focus on biomedical systems. UQAM is located in downtown of Montreal.


Marc D

University of Ottawa

Organization Type: Academia

The University of Ottawa is the largest bilingual (English-French) university in the world. Located at the heart of Canada’s capital, we have ready access to the great institutions of our country. Our advances in social sciences, health, science and the humanities make uOttawa a unique place to learn, grow and excel.


Galina V

University of Waterloo

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In just half a century, the University of Waterloo, located at the heart of Canada’s technology hub, has become a leading comprehensive university with 35,100 full- and part-time students in undergraduate and graduate programs. Consistently ranked Canada’s most innovative university, Waterloo is home to advanced research and teaching in science and engineering, health, environment, arts and social sciences. From quantum computing and nanotechnology to clinical psychology and health sciences research, Waterloo brings ideas and brilliant minds together, inspiring innovations with real impact today and in the future. As home to the world's largest post-secondary co-operative education program, Waterloo embraces its connections to the world and encourages enterprising partnerships in learning, research, and commercialization. With campuses and education centres on four continents, and academic partnerships spanning the globe, Waterloo is shaping the future of the planet.


Heather P

University of Windsor

Organization Type: Academia

A comprehensive university located in Southern Ontario, with very strong Materials Science research expertise and a focus on printable electronics.


Alroy A

Voltera

Organization Type: Industry

The Voltera team is on a mission to modernize the electronics industry. What began as an idea – that it is time for rapid prototyping to reach the electronics industry – has evolved into a growing company delivering on that vision. Every day people are using the Voltera V-One to prototype innovative electronics, discover new things, and learn more about electronics.


Laurie P

Xenon Corporation

Organization Type: Industry

XENON Corporation is the global leader in Pulsed Light technology, with more than 50 years of experience and 3,000+ systems deployed on industrial production lines worldwide. Hundreds of end-users and OEMs count on XENON products for long service life, high reliability, and low down time. Founded in 1964, the company focuses exclusively on Pulsed Light and its applications, from the research laboratory to the production line. Our technology plays a key role in applications as diverse as printed electronics, sanitization, food enhancement, optical disc, semiconductor, display, and solar simulation.


Matthew H

Xerox Research Centre of Canada

Organization Type: R&D Organization

The Xerox Research Centre of Canada (XRCC) is Canada’s leading research center offering materials R&D services to fulfill various client needs. As home to a world-class team of scientists and engineers, XRCC delivers formulation design, prototyping, analytical testing, chemical process engineering, scale-up, and supply of materials. We specialize in high purity electronic materials, nanomaterials, polymers, inks, and coatings. Our Centre is located in Mississauga, ON, just west of Toronto, and our facilities include R&D labs, testing labs, and a 27,000 square foot chemical pilot plant.


Gerd G

York University

Organization Type: Academia

York University is a leading interdisciplinary research and teaching university in Canada. York offers a modern, academic experience at the undergraduate and graduate level in Toronto – Canada’s most international city.