Partnership overview

The prolific research activities of the Emerging Radio Systems Group (EmRG) are sponsored by Canada's provincial and federal funding bodies, and key players of the Information and Communication Technologies sector.

EmRG is currently seeking new partnership opportunities with academia and industry to collaboratively address research challenges in the areas of Fifth Generation (5G) wireless technologies and the Internet of Things. Benefits of a collaboration with EmRG include, but are not limited to,

  • collaborative intellectual property development
  • opportunities to recruit industry-ready, qualified personnel
  • timely information on the current state and future challenges of research in communication technologies 
  • access to an established network of academic and industrial stakeholders 

EmRG is grateful to its private and public sector partners (see below) for their generous support.

List of private sector partners

Keysight Technologies Logo

Keysight Technologies is the worlds leading electronic measurement company, transforming todays measurement experience through innovations in wireless, modular, and software solutions.

Ericsson Logo

Ericsson is a world leader in the rapidly changing environment of communications technology, providing equipment, software and services to enable transformation through mobility.

Skyworks Solutions Logo

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. is an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors. Leveraging core technologies, Skyworks supports automotive, broadband, wireless infrastructure, wireless networking, smartphone, and other applications.

Focus Microwaves Logo

Focus Microwaves develops and manufactures high end semiconductor device test instrumentation. Over the past 27 years Focus has become the main supplier of advanced load pull and noise tuner systems worldwide.

Freescale Semiconductor Logo

As a global leader of embedded processing solutions, Freescale provided vital technologies for innovations in the automotive, consumer, industrial and networking markets. Freescale is now merged with NXP Semiconductors.

BlackBerry Logo

A global leader in mobile communications, BlackBerry revolutionized the mobile industry when it was introduced in 1999. Today, BlackBerry aims to inspire the success of its millions of customers around the world by continuously pushing the boundaries of mobile experiences.

List of public sector partners

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Logo

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) helps make Canada a country of discoverers and innovators for the benefit of all Canadians. NSERC invests in people by supporting postsecondary students and postdoctoral fellows in their advanced studies.

Government of Ontario Logo

Ontarios Ministry of Research,
Innovation and Science supports world-class research, commercialization and innovation. Together with research partners in universities, colleges and hospitals, entrepreneurs and business leaders, the ministry helps foster scientific discovery and commercialization of new technologies and products that can be marketed to the world.

Canada Foundation for Innovation Logo

The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) gives researchers the tools they need to think big and innovate. The CFI has established a rigorous, competitive and independent merit-review process that rewards excellence and ensures that only the very best projects receive funding.

Canadian Microelectronics Corporation Logo

Since 1984 CMC Microsystems has worked with researchers and industry across Canadas National Design Network, providing access to world-class tools, technologies, expertise and industrial capabilities for designing, prototyping and manufacturing innovations in microsystems and nanotechnologies.

National Research Council Logo

The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) is the Government of Canadas premier research and technology organization (RTO). Working with clients and partners, they provide innovation support, strategic research, scientific and technical services.

Poly-Grames Research Centre Logo

The Poly-Grames Research Center has a long history of excellence in research and education of radio-frequency, microwave, millimeter-wave and microwave photonics engineering. It is one of the largest and leading international academic research institutions in the field with three Canada Research Chairs (CRC) endowed by the Canadian government.