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From Earth to Space Video
Posted: 10 August 2022
Watch the promotional video of From Earth to Space.
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Barry Sanders Wins International Achievement Award
Posted: 17 June 2022
NanoCanada’s Board Chair, Barry Sanders, Wins International Achievement Award.
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From Earth to Space International Conference
Posted: 16 June 2022
Innovators from across the globe gathered to address creative solutions to today’s biggest challenges.
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Nanotechnology Research Association of Korea Partnership
Posted: 9 June 2022
NanoCanada and the Nanotechnology Research Association of Korea are pleased to announce a partnership to bring stakeholders from Canada and South Korea together to promote collaboration and joint business development.
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Post Event Review - Huawei Webinar: Atomic Layer Deposition
Posted: 25 May 2022
NanoCanada held a webinar where Canadian researchers were featured who are working on Atomic Layer Deposition or Etching from various perspectives, including the selection and design of precursor materials or the process itself and its simulation.
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Quantum Days 2022 Update
Posted: 1 February 2022
Quantum Days is just over a week away and registration is still available! If you have already registered you can visit the online platform and check out the career fair and exhibitor showcase, chat with attendees, view the agenda and more. Check out the agenda and our impressive group of speakers.
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NanoCanada’s New Board Chair
Posted: 31 January 2022
NanoCanada is delighted to welcome Barry Sanders as the new Chair on our Board of Directors. In addition to his contributions in advancing the field of quantum information, Barry is globally sought for his vision and strategic approach to building innovation ecosystems and communities.
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Call for Applications for the 2021 WIN Rising Star Award
Posted: 22 October 2021
WIN is happy to announce the call for applications to the WIN Rising Star Award for 2021! This award was initiated in 2018 to bring up-and-coming ‘rising stars’ in nanotechnology to UWaterloo which will lead to new partnerships and increase the international recognition of the research excellence...
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Germany – Canada • Microsystems Technology Matchmaking Event
Posted: 10 September 2021
Both the Canadian and German/North Rhine-Westphalian partners of the Enterprise Europe Network invite you to take part in this matchmaking event. They will brief you about doing business between Canada and Germany and which services are offered to support you in that. Microsystems Technology (MST)...
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Addressing R&D Challenges through Community
Posted: 31 August 2021
Micro-nanotechnology facilities at Canadian universities are a national asset for helping innovators advance and manage their R&D activities. LAB2FAB provides a platform for industry, academic-based fabrication and characterization centres, and government labs to collaborate in overcoming...
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NanoCanada and Phantoms Foundation Present Graphene Canada 2021
Posted: 11 August 2021
Graphene and 2D Materials have a huge potential to impact established industrial sectors, build new emerging industries, and create huge economic impact. The two-day Graphene Canada Online Conference will present recent advances in R&D, technology developments, and business opportunities...
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NanoCanada Celebrates International Women’s Day
Posted: 6 March 2020
NanoCanada is led by three dynamic women. Ten years ago, in our separate life journeys, we couldn’t imagine running a non-profit that would help Canadian enterprises be so successful in global markets! Our paths crossed, and we discovered complementary skillsets, trust in each other...
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NanoCanada and International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
Posted: 15 January 2020
NanoCanada is delighted to now be providing the secretariat to an international joint working group on nanotechnology terminology and nomenclature (ISO/TC 229 and IEC TC/113). NanoCanada’s Director of Business Development, Janice Warkentin, recently returned from Hangzhou, China...
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NANOvember: Advanced Materials and Nanotechnologies for Health
Posted: 14 January 2020
It was a pleasure to partner with CMC Microsystems for our third conference discussing the importance of advanced materials and nanotechnologies for health. This event brought together industry, government, and academia from across Canada to discuss the state of the art in nanomedicine...
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Sponsorship Opportunity
Posted: 30 November 2019
NanoCanada is offering opportunities for sponsorship for our mission to Tokyo in January. This is an incredible opportunity to highlight your organization at the world’s largest nanotechnology showcase, with more than 40,000 visitors from over 30 countries.
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NanoCanada Signs Cooperation Agreement with BrasilNano
Posted: 2 October 2019
NanoCanada’s ongoing efforts to promote Canadian businesses and organizations on the international scene were fruitful during its recent trade mission to Brazil.
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2020 NanoCanada Mission to Tokyo and Seoul
Posted: 12 September 2019
NanoCanada invites you to participate in a trade mission to Tokyo, Japan and Seoul, Korea. Nano tech Japan is one of the largest technology conferences and exhibitions in the world. Last year over 43,000 visitors attended with 481 exhibitors from 32 different countries exhibiting...
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NANOvember 2019
Posted: 10 September 2019
Three complementary events in Edmonton, Alberta will explore the ecosystem of initiatives, resources, and research enabling innovation and technology for the future of living.
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2019 NanoCanada Mission to São Paulo, Brazil
Posted: 11 June 2019
NanoCanada invites you to join us in a trade mission to São Paulo, Brazil. This mission is in parallel the Global Affairs Canada and the National Research Council Industrial Research Assistance Program’s (NRC-IRAP) Canadian Nanotechnology Partnership Development Activity mission to Brazil.
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NanoCanada and the University of Ottawa invite you to join us for the Next Big Wave – 2D Materials, Nano, and Quantum Technologies
Posted: 3 May 2019
While we have witnessed the commercialization of many quantum devices (e.g. quantum dot lasers, high electron mobility transistors, etc.) enabled by advanced materials and fabrication at the nanoscale, the full potential of quantum information has yet to be realized. If you are intrigued by the...
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2018 Annual Report
Posted: 27 April 2019
When the concept of a national network in nanotechnology was implemented in March 2015, it was to address the urgent need to translate a decade of scientific and technical breakthroughs into the Canadian marketplace. Since then, NanoCanada has focused on organising international missions...
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NanoCanada’s Work in Asia Leads to the Signing of Three Cooperation Agreements
Posted: 24 April 2019
NanoCanada’s ongoing efforts to promote Canadian businesses and organizations on the international scene were fruitful during its recent trade missions in Korea and Japan. Memorandum of Understanding agreements were signed with three organizations in Korea and Japan. These agreements are the...
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2019 NanoCanada Mission to Asia
Posted: 18 April 2019
NanoCanada invites you to join us on a trade mission to Seoul, Korea for Nano Korea. This is NanoCanada’s third time hosting a Canadian pavilion at this event and we look forward to another successful mission filled with site visits, targeted business matching, and the opportunity to showcase...
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Innovation 360 & NanoCanada’s 2nd National Conference
Posted: 12 October 2018
Innovation 360 & NanoCanada’s 2nd National Conference – Oct. 23-24, 2018 Join us in Toronto on October 23rd and 24th for Innovation 360 and NanoCanada’s 2nd national conference. Don’t miss the opportunity to network with industry, government and academia and discuss nano-micro materials...
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Innovation 360 Conference Highlights the Promise of Nanotechnology
Posted: 1 September 2017
From silicon quantum dots and ultralight, ultrastrong materials, to challenges in advanced technology manufacturing, nanotechnology will be in the spotlight at Innovation 360, the largest annual gathering of micro-nano innovators from industry and research institutions in Canada...
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Innovation at the Edges

Deep tech is often cultivated by scientific innovation and meaningful engineering innovation. Examples include cleantech, agtech, artificial intelligence, quantum computing, nanotechnology, advanced manufacturing, and biotechnology. Deep technologies are novel and lend themselves to cross disciplinary and cross sectoral approaches that are needed for today’s climate change and regenerative sustainability issues.

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