As part of the Government of the Province of Alberta's Nano Strategy, ACAMP is dedicated to building a world class capability that will grow to make Alberta a world-leading locale for the assembly and packaging of Micro-Nano-Technologies (MNT) enabled devices and development of new commercial products and industrial applications.
The National Institute for Nanotechnology is an integrated, multi-disciplinary institution involving researchers in physics, chemistry, engineering, biology, informatics, pharmacy and medicine. Established in 2001, it is operated as a partnership between the National Research Council and the University of Alberta, and is jointly funded by the Government of Canada, the Government of Alberta and the university.
The Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail (IRSST) is a scientific research organization with activities concentrated in seven research fields: accidents, chemical substances and biological agents, musculoskeletal disorders, noise and vibration, protective equipment, occupational rehabilitation, safety of industrial tools, machines and processes. Plans for an integrated nanotechnology research program are underway.
An applications- and science-driven research centre of Simon Fraser University, focussing on accelerating the Design, Development, Demonstration and Delivery of advanced materials and nanoscale devices.
The mission of the Steacie Institute for Molecular Sciences (SIMS) is to provide leadership in collaboration with the Canadian and international scientific communities in the development of a knowledge base in molecular sciences and to ensure that it has positive impact on Canada by being pro-active in its dissemination to our partners.