Welcome to CIARS
Located in the science and technology heartland of Canada, the Centre for Intelligent Antenna and Radio Systems (CIARS) has been established to provide researchers in Canada and around the world with an inspiring exploration and development environment for innovation in all aspects of electromagnetic communication and sensing science and engineering. CIARS uniquely integrated infrastructure provides researchers with the widest spectrum of possibilities and the shortest path from idea to implementation and test.
- Aug. 5, 2020
Kepler Communications was awarded two contributions by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to help accelerate developments on electrically steerable antenna technologies for small satellites. This technology will help to improve the data transfer capabilities and economics on Kepler’s growing low-Earth orbit constellation.
- Aug. 4, 2020
OTTAWA, August 4, 2020 – C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. (TSXV: CMI), the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of commercial grade, auto-acquire mobile satellite antenna systems, announced that it has been awarded a one million dollar non-refundable financial contribution from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) over the next 2 years for the continued development of its phased array antenna technology.
- Oct. 18, 2019
Soroush Rasti Boroujeni (A CIARS member, supervisor Professor Safieddin Safavi-Naeini), won the Micro-nanosystems Design Award (sponsored by Teledyne DALSA) for “A Highly Efficient Bi-CMOS Ka-Band MMIC for Emerging Millimeter-Wave Communications Systems Phased-Arrays.” Highly efficient, compact and low-cost, his innovative monolithic microwave integrated circuit was cited by judges for its significant advantage in power consumption and market potential.