Economic Development and the Cloud: The Alberta Advantage -- Nathan Armstrong, Motive Industries
 

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Nathan Armstrong, President of Motive Industries, presented these slides as part of the Cybera Summit 2011 session entitled, Economic Development and the Cloud: The Alberta Advantage. To learn more ...

Nathan Armstrong, President of Motive Industries, presented these slides as part of the Cybera Summit 2011 session entitled, Economic Development and the Cloud: The Alberta Advantage. To learn more about this event or to watch videos archives of this and the other sessions, visit http://www.cybera.ca/summit2011/media

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Economic Development and the Cloud: The Alberta Advantage -- Nathan Armstrong, Motive Industries Economic Development and the Cloud: The Alberta Advantage -- Nathan Armstrong, Motive Industries Presentation Transcript

  • Motive Industries Inc.Vision for Rural Communities
  • II Introduction Motive Industries is a Vehicle Design, Engineering and Prototyping Services Company•  Founded 2004 in Irvine, California•  Calgary headquarters founded 2006•  100% Canadian owned company•  Over 25 complete production vehicle designs•  Over 200 successful major vehicle projects•  Over 500 successful major prototype programs
  • II Areas of focus•  Innovation, development and commercialisation•  Prototype and production level vehicle design and engineering•  Low cost - rapid time to market solutions•  Low-volume manufacturing solutions•  Prototype and proof-of-concept construction•  Advanced composite materials•  Motors and generators•  Battery systems•  Drive systems•  Integration
  • II Awards› 2011 TechRev Innovation Award› 2010 Alberta Science and Technology (ASTech) Applied Technology Award› Aptera wins Popular Mechanics 2008 Breakthrough Innovation Award› T3 Motion’s “T3 Series” wins the 2007 Law Enforcement Innovation Award for best vehicle› Tamarack Loon wins Best New EV Award, San Jose Future of Electric Vehicles› Dodge Rampage wins best Chicago Auto Show World Introduction 2006
  • II What We Do
  • II Ideation
  • II Photoshop
  • II Class-A Surface Data
  • II Photos renderings
  • II Body, platform and interiors
  • II Prototyping
  • II Tooling and fixturing
  • II Testing and analysis
  • II Manufacturing support
  • II Marketing and Launch Support
  • II The Vision for Rural Economies
  • II CATIA V6 Cloud-based solutions
  • II Super Designer Initiative Pilot ProjectThe primary driver behind the SDI Pilot Project is to address a need within the Alberta landscapeto improve productivity by embracing a culture of collaborative and concurrent design.Concurrent design in your industry would consider all aspects of a construction project’s life-cycle (functionality, assembly, maintenance, etc.) at the same time, in a forward-planningapproach.CATIA V6’s integrated data management architecture and its ability concurrent input along a valuechain is anticipated to create significant impacts on productivity.The Alberta economy is driven by an entrepreneurial culture that weaves large firm financialcapacity and stability with Alberta small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) risk-taking mindsetand doer attitude. SME firms are viewed as the engine of the economy and this status gives thema respected visibility that can influence technology diffusion.The firms that have been selected to participate in SDI have committed to share their experience.This is very important to the government funders as they want SDI to serve as an industrydevelopment investment than can both entice discussions about productivity improvements andentice industry to make scalable investments in best-in-class proven technologies that supportthis end.Stakeholders (Core Funder Group):• NRC-IRAP• Productivity Alberta• Alberta Ministry Employment and Immigration• Alberta Ministry Finance and Enterprise, Aerospace and Defense
  • II BlackBridge Data Center
  • II tecconnect Lethbridge www.tecconnect.catecconnect is a new facility in Lethbridge that isdesigned to attract, incubate and developtechnology companies throughcommercialization of products and services.The centre has an Information & CommunicationTechnologies (ICT) focus with a specificemphasis in geospatial imaging.
  • II Thank you for listening!Nathan Armstrongnathan@motiveind.com403.236.3133www.motiveind.com