Edmonton, Alberta Canada (PressExposure) November 10, 2008 -- At an event to celebrate 100 Years of Innovation from the University of Alberta, TEC Edmonton launched their 2nd edition of the publication titled âPatent Portraitsâ. The 2nd edition showcases invention and commercialization in the Edmonton Region -- focusing on University of Alberta researchers with patents since 1996. The MEMS Foundry Micralyne is one of the companies profiled in the publication.
âOur objectives were to highlight the ingenuity in the region; thereby, encouraging researchers and entrepreneurs to patent and commercialize, increase deal generation and public awareness, while bringing attention to TEC Edmonton's role as a business accelerator in the region.â, said Nadia Andersen, Marketing & Communications Manager at TEC Edmonton.
âMicralyne has seen a successful track record with revenue growth of approximately 17% annuallyâ, said Chris Lumb, Micralyne CEO âOur track record is quite impressive compared to other organizations in our industry and other spin offs from the University. By supporting TEC Edmonton, we are supporting other organization that can follow our path to success.â
TEC Edmonton TEC Edmonton is a not-for-profit agency that helps people transform technological inventions and innovations into business opportunities. It primarily serves the Alberta Capital Region, but two programs are Alberta-wide. TEC Edmonton helps inventors, entrepreneurs, companies and investors access expertise, facilities, management and financing to succeed in technology ventures. http://www.tecedmonton.com
To receive a copy of the Patent Portaits publication, please contact TEC Edmonton at 780-492-8977 or email info@TECedmonton.com
About Micralyne Micralyne is one of the worldâs largest independent MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical-Systems) manufacturers. MEMS technology is built on the premise of making industrial components smaller, faster and less expensive. Micralyneâs micron-scale solutions (i.e. 1000 microns = 1 millimetre) are found in automotive sensors for control systems, lab-on-a-chip devices for drug discovery, optical switching technology in telecommunication networks, and precise measurement devices for oil and gas exploration. Micralyne is a fast growing company headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. [http://www.micralyne.com]