C2MI invites you to discover the world of infinitely small


Bromont and Québec, March 9, 2016.  The exhibition Nanotech: The Invisible Revolution was unveiled yesterday at the Musée de la civilisation in the presence of the Chief Scientist Officer, Rémi Quirion and numerous contributors. The exhibition will be displayed from March 9, 2016 to April 2, 2017.

Technological innovations are experiencing a tremendous growth. Intelligent systems enabling   to connect objects multiply at an accelerated pace.  They change our habits, facilitate our daily life and modify our ways of doing things. Sciences open up a world of new possibilities and raise questions and issues related to the limits being constantly pushed forward.

The Musée de la civilisation offers a fulfilling and participatory exhibition in the wonderful world of nanotechnology and the universe of the infinitely small. In the first place, the exhibition will allow visitors to understand the properties of nanotechnology and the various and numerous potential applications. Afterwards they will be introduced to the many challenges faced by nanotechnology development and application depending on the sectors involved.  In conclusion, the visitors will discover the parallel evolution of nanotechnology and technological progress: the different techniques for nanoparticles production, the different fields of research and the use of nanotechnology.


Microelectronics is undoubtedly the most active industry using nanotechnology. The constant efforts of product miniaturization coupled with the growing surge in data storage capacity and fast transmission requirements carries its own challenges. The MiQro Innovation Collaborative Centre (C2MI) and its partners, IBM Canada, Teledyne DALSA semiconductors Inc. and the University de Sherbrooke have contributed to this exhibition with the participation of researchers and scientists for whom the infinitely small universe as no secrets!



The MiQro Innovation Collaborative Centre is an international beacon with a unique infrastructure dedicated to the rapid commercialization of electronic products developed by key players from the industry. Embedded electronics are becoming more pervasive in all sectors of the economy and society; microelectronics is a significant vector for wealth creation. C2MI is the largest electronics systems research and development center in Canada. The Centre provides a unique model of collaboration where the synergy between industrial and academia partners is necessary, even essential to the development of new generation market driven products. C2MI is a Centre of Excellence for Commercialization and Research (CECR) whose role is to enable prototyping to accelerate commercialization. Visit : www.c2mi.ca


Information :
Normand Bourbonnais
President – Chief Executive Officer

Additional information :
Musées de la civilisation : www.mcq.org/en

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