Author: Adity Das Gupta

La recherche appliquée à l’appui d’une reprise économique résiliente et durable

Denise Amyot, Présidente-directrice générale de Collèges et instituts Canada La COVID-19 nous a poussés à innover comme jamais auparavant. Nous avons en effet dû composer avec une nouvelle réalité faite d’éloignement social, de télétravail et de limitation des déplacements. Maintenant que nous avons entamé une réflexion sur la reprise après la pandémie, il est certain que l’un des facteurs clés pour sa réussite réside dans notre capacité à innover.…

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Applied research in support of a resilient and sustainable economic recovery

Denise Amyot, President and CEO, Colleges and Institutes Canada COVID-19 has forced us all to innovate in unexpected ways as we adjusted to a new reality of social distancing, telework and limited movement. As we now begin to reflect on what a postpandemic recovery will look like, it is clear that our capacity to innovate will remain one of the key success factors. Luckily in Canada…

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Des entreprises canadiennes du secteur des sciences de la vie s’associent au Collège La Cité pour mettre au point le premier bio-masque facial de qualité médicale

Arylide Life Sciences Inc. et Axcelon Biopolymers Corp. en collaboration avec le Bureau de la recherche et de l’innovation (BRI) du Collège La Cité à Ottawa, ont obtenu une subvention du Conseil de recherches en sciences naturelles et en génie du Canada (CRSNG) afin de créer un bio-masque protecteur avancé et basé sur une technologie…

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In March 2020, Collège Boréal inaugurated its new centre for applied research: Research & Innovation Boréal (RIB)

This launch signaled College Boréal’s intention to make its expertise in applied research available to the communities it serves, thereby contributing to their economic vitality and sustainable development. Whether they relate to new agri-food technologies or early childhood education, our research projects focus on priorities identified in collaboration with RIB’s partners, in response to emerging…

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Cégep de Thetford: Leader in Innovation

Research and education devoted to 21st century Canadian industries The Cégep de Thetford’s national leadership in college applied research and innovation is very much related to the dynamism of its two research centres, both recognized as College Centres for Technology Transfer (CCTTs) and Technology Access Centres (TACs). COALIA and Kemitek offer high-end expertise in five…

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Birds of a Feather: Building Student Success Through Research Partnerships

With 89.7 per cent of its graduates finding employment within six months of graduation and a bank of 6,200 employer partners, Georgian College demonstrates how supporting student learning objectives through problem-solving for local business and industry leads to success for all parties. This synergy is especially evident in research projects throughout the college. Companies draw…

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Addressing Skill and Training Gaps through Research & Innovation 

By Dr. Mehdi Sheikhzadeh Vice-President, Research & Innovation, Lambton College Colleges play a crucial role in supporting Canada’s economy through research and development (R&D), but these activities also provide pathways for colleges to identify and address our nation’s skill and training gaps.  Research & Innovation (R&I) departments at colleges collaborate with industry through R&D projects…

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Achieving climate change mitigation and adaptation by accelerating innovation

Accelerating innovation in climate change mitigation and adaptation technologies can help Canada cope and respond to its present impact and potentially establish a positive trajectory for climate health. Seneca’s applied research program has established a successful foundation of delivering high-quality and robust results relevant to industry, driven by faculty, and centered on engaging students. A…

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Climate data analysis can reduce risks to Ontario farmers

Weather has always played a critical role in agriculture, directing the decisions that growers make in the field. Therefore, accurate long-term forecasting can be a game changer for farmers. At Niagara College, the analysis of sophisticated weather data is headed by Mike Duncan, PhD, at the Agriculture & Environmental Technologies Innovation Centre (AETIC). Duncan and…

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Cleantech’s audacious global goals

By Ivette Vera-Perez Canada has declared a BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goal) for the clean technology sector: to capture a sizable part of the global market for cleantech. This market is expected to exceed $2.5 trillion by 2022. The goal is to triple the value of Canada’s annual exports to $20 billion per year by…

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