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Norcada engineer receives AITF Industry r&D Associate award

June 6, 2014

Norcada Research Engineer Matthew Reynolds has received the Alberta Innovates Industry r&D Associate Award from Alberta Innovates Technology Future (AITF), to further assist the company’s effort in developing the next generation MEMS chips for in-Situ TEM applications. The award from AITF is for a period of two years with a total value of $124,000.

“We are very delighted to have Matthew receiving the r&D Associate award from AITF, this helps us retain a high-caliber MEMS engineer, and will accelerate the pace of our product development effort significantly over the next two years.” said Dr. Yuebin Ning, Vice President Research at Norcada.

Norcada Inc., a MEMS and photonic product company, specializes in the development and manufacturing of MEMS devices ( and mid-IR DFB lasers ( for a wide range of industrial and scientific applications

Founded in 2002, Norcada has a state-of-the-art MEMS and photonic fabrication facility in Edmonton, Alberta, home to a major nanotechnology cluster in Canada.