ALFT provides unique, patented capability to deliver proven, cost-effective and portable soft X-ray sources facilitating and enabling advancements in the research and development of new applications spanning a broad range of industries; including medical imaging, biotechnology, nanotechnology, genomics, proteomics, and environmental and life sciences.
Angstrom Engineering designs and manufactures PVD equipment with advanced process capabilities for thin film deposition applications. The company specializes in thin film technologies such as thermal evaporation, sputtering, electron beam deposition and ion beam etching.
Applied Nanotools is a nanotechnology SME based in Edmonton, Canada that specializes in fabrication of membrane-based optical chips for X-ray and EUV applications. Our products include high-resolution Fresnel zone plates for X-ray focusing and several X-ray and EUV mask technologies that include nano-gratings and calibration standards. Applied Nanotools also provide state-of-the-art micro and nano-fabrication services to enable fast prototyping and testing of various custom nanotechnology projects. This includes the NanoSOI Process Technology (via CMC Microsystems) for fabricating NEMS and nano-photonic devices.
Through its diagnostic program, Biophage is developing a biosensor using an innovative nanotechnology. These nanosensors are based on impedance spectroscopy, an enabling technology that can detect and quantify microbial pathogens in real-time. The unique nanosensors will be built from various proprietary technologies already developed by Biophage (biocapture molecule: phages and antibodies) and by the Biotechnology Research Institute-NRC (signal generation and detection).
CelluForce is a joint venture of Domtar Corporation and FPInnovations created to manufacture nanocrystalline cellulose in the world's first plant of its kind, located in Windsor, Quebec. Backed by a patented process, CelluForce develops and markets new applications for nanocrystalline cellulose.
A leading source of image analysis solutions for quantitative microscopy, Clemex Technologies Inc. provides image analysis systems and image analysis software for quality control and research laboratories. Major corporations around the world in manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, aerospace, automotive, and research use Clemex products.