Centre of Excellence for Innovation in Electronics & Technology: Please Confirm Interests
February 4, 2010

CATA MEMO

 

Date: 2/3/10

 

Attn: High Tech Community Executives

Re: Centre of Excellence for Innovation in Electronics & Technology

From: John Reid, CATA CEO, Mike Andrade, Sr. VP, North America, Celestica

 

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You will see below some background on a Forum being created of like-minded business,

academic and technology leaders dedicated to establishing Canada as a centre

of excellence for innovation in electronics and technology.

 

++ Action Item: Please confirm your interest in being part of this Forum and we

will then invite you to join. Simply send an email to John Reid, at jreid@cata.ca with CELF as the subject line.

 

 

Canadian Electronics Leadership Forum

 

The Canadian Electronics Leadership Forum (CELF) is comprised of a group of like-minded business, Academic and technology leaders dedicated to establishing Canada as a centre of excellence for innovation in electronics and technology.

 

By collaborating with a broad range of partners in the sector, we have the potential to offer a nexus of capabilities in electronics research, development, product and process design and improvement that is currently not available elsewhere in Canada.

 

Key areas of CELF focus include: researching and developing the next generation of advanced electronics products and processes; collaborating with smaller Canadian companies to bring their concepts to reality; enabling established technology companies to work with partners to improve their products and processes; providing a platform for the electronics leaders of tomorrow to learn their skills in a practical, real world environment; and, improving the long-term competitiveness of Canadian-based technology companies so that they continue to be a leading source of Innovation Nation prosperity