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March 17, 2014 13:37 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada to Launch New Program to Accelerate Commercialization

BRAMPTON, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 17, 2014) - The Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of State (Science and Technology), joined by John R. McDougall, President of the National Research Council of Canada will announce a new program to advance Canadian business innovation.

Prior to the announcement, the Minister, President McDougall, and Kyle Seeback, Member of Parliament for Brampton West, will tour the 3D printing labs at Sheridan College's Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technologies (CAMDT).

Media are invited to join the tour.

The Minister will be available to the media following the announcement.

Date: Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m. ET - tour begins
10:30 a.m. ET - announcement begins
Location: Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technologies (CAMDT)
Davis Campus
7899 McLaughlin Road
Brampton, Ontario L6Y 5H9

Contact Information

  • Erica Furtado, Communications Advisor
    Office of the Minister of State (Science and Technology)
    (Federal Economic Development Initiative
    for Northern Ontario)
    613-943-6177

    Media Relations Team
    National Research Council of Canada
    613-991-1431
    1-855-282-1637 (24/7)
    media@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca
    Twitter: @nrc_cnrc