A new innovation ‘sandbox’ at Dalhousie University will help student entrepreneurs turn their bright ideas into commercial products.
Topic: Applied Research
Canadian researchers will share funding for seven projects exploring alternative uses for oil sands bitumen, from nanostructured materials to road construction asphalt.
Automotive R&D and innovation is growing in the Toronto-Waterloo technology corridor, despite General Motors Oshawa assembly plant closing.
Companies in Quebec and Alberta are teaming up on an industrial project to capture CO2 and convert it into fuels and bio-products.
A new partnership between Seneca and KUKU Canada will provide post-secondary students with state-of-the-art robotic equipment to enhance their manufacturing skills.
Centennial College students are using a newly opened applied research facility to work on industry-led projects in aerospace, health technologies and cybersecurity.
Calgary and Alberta are leading the country in developing and deploying drones, as a strategy to diversify the province’s economy, but the industry says more federal support is needed.
This article is part of the Applied PeR$pectives series By: Dr. Darren Lawless, Dean, Applied Research & Innovation, Humber College Innovation and collaboration are words we hear and read almost daily – in meetings, in news stories, and in corporate mission and vision statements. Without the partnerships to back them up and actions to make…
Cisco Canada is providing Humber College with $4 million in equipment and infrastructure to allow faculty, students and industry to work together on projects related to cyber, network communication and collaborative digital technologies. The partnership that’s good for over five years will support Humber’s applied research network and activities. The audio-visuals systems using Cisco Webex…
Applied research conducted by Canada’s colleges and institutes totalled $246 million in FY15-16, up 76% over FY10-11 levels, according to the latest survey by Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan). While impressive, the association says its members account for just 2% of all federal funding of higher education R&D and argue their contribution to Canadian innovation…