CPES2017 Sponsors

Sponsors

Diamond Sponsor

Novacentrix

NovaCentrix, is leading product innovator in printable electronics (PE) manufacturing. It develops, patents, and commercializes new technologies in PE, nanoparticle manufacturing, pulsed power equipment and related fields. NovaCentrix is known for its PulseForge line of tools (used to dry, sinter or anneal thin-film materials on substrates) and its Metalon conductive inks.

Gold Sponsor

Xerox Research Centre of Canada

Xerox Research Centre of Canada is Canada’s leading materials research centre, home to a world-class team of scientists and engineers with broad expertise in materials chemistry, formulation design, prototyping, testing, and chemical process engineering. The centre delivers real-world solutions for Xerox and external customers in areas such as electronic materials, sustainable chemical processes, coatings, and security/authentication, as well as novel technologies for the printing, electronics, and manufacturing industries.

Xenon

XENON Corporation is the global leader in Pulsed Light technology, with more than 50 years of experience and 3,000+ systems deployed on industrial production lines worldwide. Hundreds of end-users and OEMs count on XENON products for long service life, high reliability and low down time. Founded in 1964, the company focuses exclusively on Pulsed Light and its applications, from the research laboratory to the production line. Its technology plays a key role in applications as diverse as printed electronics, sanitization, food enhancement, optical disc, semiconductor, display and solar simulation. XENON is particularly focused on helping emerging products grow from the research laboratory to the marketplace.

Silver Sponsor

Tech Access Canada

Tech-Access Canada serves vital industrial sectors across the country, responding to industry applied research needs through innovation support services delivered by college faculty, staff and students. Its network of Technology Access Centres serve the research and innovation needs of specific regional economic clusters in nine technology sectors.

Bronze Sponsors

Ceradrop MGI Digital Technology

The MGI Group is composed of MGI Digital Technology and CERADROP. MGI Digital Technology designs, manufactures and markets a full and innovative range of award-winning digital presses and a complete line of versatile finishing solutions. CERADROP designs and markets Materials Deposition Digital Printers exclusively for Printed Electronics Industry and Smart 3D Printing.

Keystep Growth & Finance

Keystep Growth & Finance helps emerging and established high tech product and service companies achieve success that is sustainable over the long term. In these companies there is often an abundance of technical managers and executives who are close to the technology, but lack the world-class business, sales and marketing expertise that is crucial to success. This is what Keystep brings to the table.

Centennial College

Centennial College Ontario’s first community college, Centennial College has a record of exemplary teaching, innovative programming and extensive partnership building. Centennial is recognized as one of the most culturally diverse post-secondary institutions in Canada.

Supporting Partners

ICI Printability and Graphic Communications Institute

ICI offers independent and impartial consulting services adapted to your printability and formulation needs, no matter your business segment. With a team consisting of field specialists, scientists and technicians, ICI offers you an array of services intended to answer to all your printability and formulation needs, no matter your industry sector. The Institute is an integrated centre for innovation and expertise in graphic communications and printability that actively supports companies and their employees in their technological and commercial development. Fields of expertise include; Applied R&D, consultation, training seminars, laboratory, technology watch, customized training.

National Research Council

The National Research Council (NRC) is the Government of Canada’s premier research and technology organization (RTO). NRC’s Printable Electronics (PE) initiative coordinates research with industrial partners as a springboard for establishing a competitive, sustainable and large-scale PE sector in Canada. NRC has established a research and product demonstration capability to give Canadian designers and manufacturers a decisive competitive edge in producing PE products for world markets. NRC’s current PE research priorities encompass functional materials, devices, security and printing technology. 

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. NSERC aims to make Canada a country of discoverers and innovators for the benefit of all Canadians. The agency supports university students in their advanced studies, promotes and supports discovery research, and fosters innovation by encouraging Canadian companies to participate and invest in postsecondary research projects. NSERC researchers are on the vanguard of science, building on Canada’s long tradition of scientific excellence.

Government of Ontario

Government of Ontario Ontario’s Ministry of Economic Development and Growth is responsible for programs to attract and retain business and economic development in the province. This is pursued through research and development funding, business advisory services, career exploration opportunities and business startup programs for youth, skills development and marketing Ontario to potential international business investors.

Association Partners

CMC Microsystems

The Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) is an international not-for-profit industry association dedicated to the advancement of intelligent home and intelligent building technologies. The organization is supported by an international membership of nearly 400 companies involved in the design, manufacture, installation and retailing of products relating to home automation and building automation. Public organizations, including utilities and government are also members. CABA’s mandate includes providing its members with networking and market research opportunities. CABA also encourages the development of industry standards and protocols, and leads cross-industry initiatives.

IEEE Canada

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. (IEEE) is a non-profit, technical professional association of more than 421,000 members worldwide.  IEEE Canada is the legal and official presence of IEEE in Canada.  It is the largest technical professional association in Canada with over 18,000 members across the country.  Many of our members are technology leaders, business leaders and practitioners in industry.  The IEEE Ottawa Section, part of IEEE Canada, represents more than 1,800 individual members and serves to organize and promote local events significant to electrical, computing, and software engineering.

PAC, Packaging Consortium is a not for profit corporation that includes over 2,200 members throughout the packaging value chain. Our mission is to drive for progressive change in the packaging value chain through leadership, collaboration and knowledge sharing. Our networking process includes PAC webinars, seminars, plant tours, conferences, competitions, education programs, trade shows & social activities.

Media Partners

Electronic Products and Technology (EP&T) is the definitive leader serving the electronics OEM and MRO markets in Canada. EP&T has the largest total engineering, design and purchasing job titles of any magazine brand serving the electronics engineering and design community in Canada. EP&T produces eight print editions of its magazine per year, plus a series of e-media based products, along with its web site www.ept.ca. EP&T also owns and produces the EPTECH table-top trade shows hosted in every major city across Canada.

IDTechEx

IDTechEx provides market research, business intelligence and events on emerging technologies such as printed electronics. Our clients use our insights to help make strategic business decisions and grow their organizations. IDTechEx is headquartered in Cambridge, UK with additional offices in the USA, Germany and Japan.

IT World Canada: The Content Experts

IT World Canada. Building on over three decades of solid relationships with Canada’s technology decision-makers through award-winning excellence in journalism, ITWC delivers incisive, relevant information to executive and managerial audiences. It also provides leading, integrated marketing content strategies to clients, including over 200 global Fortune 1000 companies.

Printed Electronics Now

Printed Electronics Now: A website, weekly e-newsletter and printed magazine devoted to the fast-growing field of printed electronics. Launched in 2008, Printed Electronics Now reports on industry events, real time news, market features, company profiles and much more. Visit the website to subscribe for free.

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