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Home > Press > Government of Canada recognizes Quantiam Technologies Inc. as a Canadian Innovation Leader

Left to right: Rona Ambrose, Minister of Labour and Steve Pertrone, President of Quantiam Technologies Inc.
Left to right: Rona Ambrose, Minister of Labour and Steve Pertrone, President of Quantiam Technologies Inc.

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The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Labour, on behalf of the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology), today recognized Edmonton-based Quantiam Technologies Inc. as a Canadian Innovation Leader, for linking scientific research to commercialization, jobs and economic growth.

Government of Canada recognizes Quantiam Technologies Inc. as a Canadian Innovation Leader

Ottawa | Posted on August 28th, 2009

"The Government of Canada believes that investments in science and technology are investments in Canada's future," said Minister Ambrose. "The ideas, innovation and inventiveness of Canadian companies such as Quantiam Technologies serve as an important foundation for this country's long-term economic competitiveness."

A Canadian Innovation Leader is a small- or medium-sized enterprise (SME) that demonstrates specific advances in research and development within its industrial sector. The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) created the Canadian Innovation Leader Certificate Program to recognize Canadian firms that have successfully developed and applied innovative technologies.

"Investing in science and technology is critical for developing highly skilled people and improving the long-term competitiveness of Canadian firms," said NRC President Dr. Pierre Coulombe. "That's why the NRC Industrial Research Assistance program is helping innovative Canadian businesses such as Quantiam Technologies grow stronger, faster and larger."

Quantiam Technologies develops and commercializes innovative solutions from the small world of nanoscience and nanotechnology, including advanced materials, catalysts, coatings and surfaces for extreme operating environments for the chemical process industries and the defence and aerospace sectors.

"The National Research Council is playing an important role in the success of our company," said Dr. Steve Petrone, President of Quantiam Technologies. "Meanwhile the financial support we are receiving from its Industrial Research Assistance Program will assist us in continuing to innovate and commercialize products for global markets."

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About Quantiam Technologies
Quantiam is a young, high technology company founded in 1998 by Dr. Steve Petrone. With over 100 years of cumulative experience in the development and successful commercialization of new products based on enabling technologies, our people are amongst the technology leaders worldwide in their fields of expertise.

Our new product teams strive for quantum-scale innovations from advanced materials and nanomaterials aimed at bringing paradigm shifts to their targeted market applications.

Our new products are built on sound scientific and engineering foundations, and are coupled with strong marketing and sales support to deliver unparalleled product quality, benefits and service to our customers.

In addition to new product development, we also provide Consulting, Technical and Research Services at the leading edge of Advanced Materials, NanoMaterials, Catalysis, Coatings and Surfaces.

About NRC and NRC-IRAP

The NRC Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) provides a range of both technical and business-oriented advisory services along with necessary financial support to qualified innovative Canadian small- and medium-sized enterprises.

The program is delivered by a field staff of 240 professionals in more than 100 communities across Canada. NRC-IRAP is committed to working with small- and medium-sized enterprises while they realize their full potential, turning knowledge and innovation into strategic opportunities, jobs and prosperity for all Canadians.

The Government of Canada’s Economic Action Plan has provided new resources of $200 million over the next two years to bolster NRC-IRAP support for innovative Canadian firms. To learn more about Canada’s Economic Action Plan, visit www.actionplan.gc.ca.

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8207 Roper Road
Edmonton, Alberta
Canada T6E 6S4

Telephone: 780.462.0707
Fax: 780.465.6603

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