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Bubble Technology Industries (BTI) Sponsors Local Robotics Club

On June 4, 2024, Bubble Technology Industries (BTI) hosted the Mackenzie Community School Robotics Club, located in Deep River, ON. The team provided a demonstration of their inaugural robot, which competed at the 2024 FIRST Robotics Competition. FIRST Robotics Competition is an international high school robotics competition that challenges students to build and program robots […]

Lianne Ing Named President and CEO of Bubble Technology Industries

After founding BTI in 1988 and successfully leading the company for 35 years as President and CEO, Dr. Harry Ing announced his intention to step down from his executive role and transition to a part-time role as Special Advisor, where he will focus on research and scientific mentorship. He will continue to serve as Chair […]

Bubble Technology Industries Looking For Water on the Moon

November 14, 2022 (Chalk River, Ontario) – Bubble Technology Industries (BTI) is pleased to announce that it is part of the team that has received a $43M contract from the Government of Canada to design and build Canada’s first lunar rover, which will carry multiple science payloads to the Moon as early as 2026. The […]

Bubble Technology Industries Inducted Into the US Space Technology Hall of Fame

A unique technology developed and produced by Bubble Technology Industries (BTI) has been selected for induction into the prestigious US Space Technology Hall of Fame. BTI produces a small device for measuring neutron radiation, called the “bubble detector”. For over 30 years, the bubble detector has been used to protect people on Earth and astronauts […]

Lianne Ing named Co-Chair of SME Committee for the Canadian Chamber of Commerce

In addition to serving on the Board of Directors for the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Lianne Ing, BTI’s Vice President, was named as the Co-Chair of the Small & Medium Enterprise (SME) Committee, serving alongside Co-Chair Scott Johnston from CBM Laywers LLP. The SME Committee is mandated to promote an improved environment in Canada for […]

Dr. Martin Smith of Bubble Technology Industries Receives Prestigious International Award

October 13, 2021 (Chalk River, Ontario) – Dr. Martin Smith of Bubble Technology Industries (BTI) has been awarded the prestigious 1906 Award from the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). This international award is in recognition of Dr. Smith’s leadership in the development of a new IEC performance standard on Radiation Protection Instrumentation for Vehicle-Mounted Mobile Systems […]

Harry Ing awarded the Meritorious Service Cross

  In recognition of founding BTI and advancing the field of nuclear radiation detection, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, announced that Harry Ing will be awarded the prestigious Meritorious Service Cross. A presentation ceremony hosted by the Governor General will be held at a later date. The Meritorious Service […]

BTI Bubble Detectors in Space

On December 3rd, 2018, 6 years after Chris Hadfield’s Radi-N2 mission, Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques will be launching to the International Space Station (ISS) to perform radiation measurements during his six-month mission. These measurements will be conducted as part of the Radi-N2 experiment, an experiment that measures astronauts’ exposure to potentially dangerous neutron radiation using […]

Radi-N2 Bubble Detectors used in ongoing space research aboard the ISS

The Radi-N2 experiment aims to characterize neutron radiation in various locations of the International Space Station (ISS). As part of this experiment, bubble detectors produced by Bubble Technology Industries were deployed in the JPM1D5 area of the ISS. The dose information gathered from these detectors will be used to assess the neutron radiation exposure of astronauts […]