Light-Based Technologies receives National Research Council funding

Sept. 7, 2009
Date Announced: 07 Sep 2009 Vancouver, Canada -- Light-Based Technologies (LBT) is pleased to announce that it has received a contribution from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) for a project entitled “Linear control of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) in mixed-signal integrated circuit."The company’s technology, second-generation integrated circuits called LB4CM, will support the area of LED control. With this new technology, combined with a solid core of intellectual property and a wealth of technical and marketing expertise, LBT is poised to bring their value-added technology to the solid-state lighting industry in Canada.“We have always wanted to work with NRC-IRAP, as they offer great support to small- and medium-sized businesses in our sector,” says Jeanette Jackson, Chief Executive Officer. “I am sure we will work with NRC-IRAP on many future projects as we continue to push the envelope in order to deliver the very best the world has seen in LED control technology.”NRC-IRAP works with small- and medium-sized Canadian firms, providing expertise and advice as well as potential funding in developing their innovative ideas. Financial assistance for this project is a direct result of the Government of Canada’s Economic Action Plan outlined in Budget 2009.ABOUT Light-Based TechnologiesLight-Based Technologies has been in operation since 2004. Based in Vancouver, Canada, Light-Based Technologies has focused its efforts on the research and development of unique control solutions for the Solid State Lighting industry. With the upcoming release of its second family of integrated circuits, the LB4CMs, Light-Based Technologies is dedicated to fine-tuning complementary technologies that take advantage of the simplicity and power of its core control technology.

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