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Fleming College Joins Canada’s National Design Network® (CNDN)


Peterborough ON – (January 28, 2021) – Fleming College is pleased to join CMC Microsystems, Canada’s leading hardware technology facilitator and manager of Canada’s National Design Network® (CNDN).

As a member of CNDN, Fleming students, faculty, and researchers gain access to CMC Microsystems’ extensive offering of world-class platforms to design, make, and test their technology ideas. These resources, as well as access to CMC’s ecosystem of researchers, start-ups and entrepreneurs will help students develop skills they need to thrive in the competitive, advanced technology marketplace. 

Fleming College has a proven track record in applied science and research, tackling practical problems and developing innovative solutions to real-world challenges. For example, The Centre for Advancement in Mechatronics and Industrial Internet of Things (CAMIIT), that was established in 2020. Geared for industrial areas using the Internet of Things (IoT), set for explosive growth, CAMIIT carries out applied research focused on supporting the development, advancement, and commercialization of embedded systems, microelectronics, and mechatronics systems. 

For Fereydoon Diba, Lead Research Scientist at CAMIIT, joining CNDN is another way to give their students and researchers simplified access to the best possible tools while contributing to innovation in Canada. “Joining CNDN and CMC Microsystems provides us with a complete innovation ecosystem. From accessing state-of-the-art design and fabrication services, to partnering with a national community of businesses, organizations, and entrepreneurs, this is an important step for our students, researchers and start-ups at Fleming College,” concluded Dr. Diba.  

Read CMC Microsystems’ news release here: Fleming College Joins Canada’s National Design Network® (CNDN)

About CMC Microsystems: 

CMC Microsystems is a not-for-profit organization accelerating research and innovation in Canada. Founded in 1984, CMC reduces barriers to technology adoption by creating and sharing platform technologies, including access to state-of-the-art design, manufacturing, and testing capabilities for advanced technologies. CMC manages Canada’s National Design Network® (CNDN) – a Major Science Initiative involving over 10,000 academic participants and 1,000 companies developing innovations in micro-nanotechnologies. 

About Fleming College
Fleming College respectfully acknowledges that we are situated on Michi Saagiig Anishinaabeg lands and territory. Located in the heart of Central Ontario, Fleming College has campus locations in Peterborough, Lindsay, Cobourg and Haliburton. Named for famous Canadian inventor and engineer Sir Sandford Fleming, the college features more than 100 full-time programs in Arts and Heritage, Business, Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences, General Arts and Sciences, Health and Wellness, Justice and Community Development, Skilled Trades and Technology, and Continuing Education. Fleming College has more than 6,800 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, and 80,000 alumni.

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