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August 27th, 2008

Alberta launches centre in Edmonton to market nano and micro inventions

Abstract:
Alberta took aim at going big in the science of small Wednesday by launching a centre focused on getting micro and nanotechnology inventions off the worktable and into the marketplace.

"There hasn't been enough spending towards productization and commercialization," said Ken Brizel, CEO of the Alberta Centre for Advanced Micro and Nanotechnology Products.

"This is brand new. This gives capability to all the startups and entrepreneurs as well as larger corporations."

Brizel said there are already 40 companies and 200 researchers working in the field in Alberta, all looking to have their work brought to market.

"There's a lot of work going on," he said.

ACAMP is a joint initiative among government, industry and academe, supported by an $11.5-million federal-provincial grant.

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