Founded in 1887, McMaster University is one of only four Canadian universities consistently ranked in the Top 100 in the world. Eighth in Canada’s Top 50 Research Universities (2015), bringing in $310.6 million in sponsored research income in 2014. First in the country for total corporate research income ($588.7 million) and total corporate research income as a percentage of total university income (35.1 per cent). Home to more than 62 research centers and institutes.
The Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme is a policy tool that enhances cooperation and dialogue with all partners, based on scientific research, innovation, and knowledge exchange. The SPS Programme provides funding, expert advice, and support to security-relevant activities jointly developed by a NATO member and partner country.
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) invests over $1 billion each year in natural sciences and engineering research in Canada. Investments deliver discoveries, valuable world-firsts in knowledge claimed by a brain trust of over 11,000 professors, world-leading researchers in their fields. Investments enable partnerships and collaborations that connect industry with discoveries and the people behind them. Researcher-industry partnerships established by NSERC help inform R&D, solve scale-up challenges and reduce the risks of developing high-potential technology.
Macadamian is a software and design firm based in the United States, with offices in Canada, Armenia and Romania, and has assisted customs & border services to develop technology for remote areas. They have expressed interest in Patriot One and to support the development of the technology.
KPI is The National Technical University of Ukraine “Kyiv Polytechnic Institute” and an important partner with McMaster University in the development of the CMR system. KPI has agreed to carry out field testing. KPI is a major university in with more than 36,000 students, 16 departments and a college offering 68 majors and 70 minors at its 3 branches.