The 2008 Alberta Nanotech Showcase opened up with an introduction from Micralyne
Inc. CEO, Chris Lumb whom introduced the Honourable Doug Horner, Minister
of Advanced Education and Technology. Micralyne Inc., a world leading independent
MEMS Manufacturer, was present for the two day Nanotech showcase that was presented
by nanoAlberta in partnership with the Alberta Ingenuity Fund and the National
Institute of Nanotechnology.
Dr. Steve Jakeway, Product Line Manager at Micralyne also participated in a
session about Energy and showcased Micralyne’s experience with MEMS Devices
for Oil and Gas Sensors, Power Devices and Environment Sensors. In addition
Dr. Jakeway spoke about Micralyne’s technical capabilities for MEMS Development
and MEMS Manufacturing.
Other speakers such as Dr. Michael Brett, Professor at the University of Alberta,
spoke about such technologies as Glancing Angle Deposition (GLAD), which is
a proprietary method to deposit engineered nanostructured thin films for next
generation nano and micro devices.