OFFICE OF THE MINISTER OF INDUSTRY

OFFICE OF THE MINISTER OF INDUSTRY
Industry Canada

Industry Canada

August 11, 2005 09:00 ET

Industry Canada/Media Advisory: Federal Funding for R&D of Nanotechnology-Based Coatings to be Announced

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 11, 2005) - On Friday, August 12, the Honourable Anne McLellan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, on behalf of the Honourable David L. Emerson, Minister of Industry, will announce an investment in a project to foster the development of new nanotechnology-based coatings to be used in the production of olefins - the building blocks of plastics, textiles, consumer goods and other chemicals.


The investment is being made through Technology Partnerships Canada.



Date: Friday, August 12, 2005

Time: 11:00 a.m. (EST)

Location: Quantiam Technologies Inc.
8207 Roper Road
Edmonton, Alberta


Contact Information

  • Office of the Honourable David L. Emerson
    Minister of Industry
    Christiane Fox
    (613) 995-9001
    or
    Office of the Honourable Anne McLellan
    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Safety
    and Emergency Preparedness
    Alex Swann
    (613) 991-2924
    or
    Industry Canada
    Media Relations
    (613) 943-2502