Applied Research and Innovation

Canada's Top 50 Research Colleges 2023Applied research happens when students and staff:

  • work with an industry or community partner,
  • address that partner’s articulated need or problem, and
  • deliver a solution.

Applied research advances students’ career readiness and furthers the province’s economic and social development.

Using its unique expertise, equipment, and facilities, performs applied research to help solve technical and business problems. takes advantage of market opportunities and develops innovative technologies and processes that will enhance the way we live, work, and do business.

The Applied Research and Innovation team welcomes the chance to discuss potential opportunities with our existing and new partners and staff. We invite you to explore the links for Prospective Partners and Faculty and Students, check out our Research Projects, and  contact us today.