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The NSERC industrial stream CREATE-Microsystems Technologies & Application (MTA) training program aims to address the need for innovation in microsystems technologies and the skilled workforce to fill the rapid growth in the global market. Microsystems technologies are micro and nano-scale devices that combine electronic integrated circuits with additional non-electronic components on a single substrate. Advanced materials and microfabrication play critical roles in engineering microsystems for consumer electronics, environmental and aerospace monitoring instruments, medical devices, and flexible electronics.

MTA’s diverse team represents Canada’s leading research institutions and top employers. Established scientists and engineers will manage the program from multiple institutions in Canada with complementary expertise and training capabilities in the key application areas of space, environment, and medical applications.

Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP) will learn transferable skills for designing and optimizing microsystems for space engineering and biomedical applications. In addition, the professional and collaboration training program will not only help HQPs transition successfully to the workforce but also meet the needs of the fast-growing microfabrication and microsystems sectors in Canada.


News and Updates

2 weeks ago

Congratulations to the CREATE MTA trainees participating in the course project of ENG6600 Microsystem Design, supported by YMF. We are…

1 year ago

The first CREATE MTA annual workshop will be held from May 1st to 3rd, 2023 on the Keele campus of…

2 years ago

The first round of MTA programme application for admission in September 2023 started on 7 November 2022. Applicants approved by…

2 years ago

Our application deadline of 2022 is August 15th. If you have received confirmation to apply from your eligible PI/CoI, please…

2 years ago

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