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Funding Announcement for NAIT Micro- and Nano-Coating Centre

May 29, 2015
Edmonton, Alberta

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The Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced $1.5 million in funding to support the NAIT in establishing a testing centre for micro- and nano-coated products.

Minister Rempel announces funding to support NAIT in establishing a centre that will allow small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to test, develop, and commercialize micro- and nano-coated products.

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The Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced $1.5 million in funding to support the NAIT in establishing a testing centre for micro- and nano-coated products.

Minister Rempel addresses the crowd at the funding announcement for the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT).

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The Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced $1.5 million in funding to support the NAIT in establishing a testing centre for micro- and nano-coated products.

MP Dreeshen provides remarks at the NAIT funding announcement.

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The Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced $1.5 million in funding to support the NAIT in establishing a testing centre for micro- and nano-coated products.

The speaking party. Left to Right: Chris Dambrowitz, Associate Vice-President of Research and Innovation for NAIT; Earl Dreeshen, Member of Parliament for Red Deer; the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification; Dr. Glenn Feltham, President and CEO of NAIT; and Reginald Allen, Director of MesoCoat Technologies Canada.

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The Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced $1.5 million in funding to support the NAIT in establishing a testing centre for micro- and nano-coated products.

Minister Rempel and MP Dreeshen tour the nano-coating lab at NAIT in Edmonton.

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The Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced $1.5 million in funding to support the NAIT in establishing a testing centre for micro- and nano-coated products.

Minister Rempel tours the new nano-coating lab at NAIT in Edmonton.

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The Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced $1.5 million in funding to support the NAIT in establishing a testing centre for micro- and nano-coated products.

Minister Rempel watches a demonstration of the 5-axis water jet cutting system with NAIT representatives.

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The Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced $1.5 million in funding to support the NAIT in establishing a testing centre for micro- and nano-coated products.

A NAIT technician holds onto the plaque created by the 5-axis water jet cutting system.

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The Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced $1.5 million in funding to support the NAIT in establishing a testing centre for micro- and nano-coated products.

Dr. Glenn Feltham, President and CEO of NAIT, presents Minister Rempel with a NAIT plaque that was created in their new nano-coating lab.

The Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced $1.5 million in funding to support the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) in establishing a centre that will allow small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to test, develop, and commercialize micro- and nano-coated products. News Release >