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Centennial College is one of Canada’s top colleges for research and innovation. Leading these activities is the department of Applied Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Services (ARIES), which engages with local, provincial and national organization in research-oriented activity that supports Centennial’s work to change lives and transform communities.
With over 13,000 sq. ft. of space containing state-of-the-art equipment, the SMART Centre engages faculty and students to connect industry with the expertise necessary to address manufacturing, recycling, and cyber security challenges.
The Centre for Research and Innovation (CRI) is Fanshawe College’s Research Office and Industry Innovation Centre (IIC). CRI links industry, business and community partners with Fanshawe student and faculty researchers to develop research and innovation projects and programs, and serves as the College’s liaison to external funders.
The CAWT is an internationally recognized water research institute with advanced infrastructure designed to host a range of water and wastewater technology R&D projects. Featuring accredited laboratories and unique facilities, the CAWT can also assist industry partners with technology testing, verification, and certification.
CAMIIT is a regional hub for R&D and engineering projects related to advanced manufacturing, Industry 4.0, and mechatronics. CAMIIT’s Research Scientists, Engineers, and Technologists have the extensive industry experience needed, and top-notch equipment, to assist industry partners with developing their technologies and getting them to market.
George Brown College
George Brown College’s Product Development Exchange (PDX) lab at the Casa Loma Campus features leading-edge rapid prototyping tools including 3D printers, laser and water jet cutters, CNC machines, and mechanical and electrical component building and testing equipment, for iterative development of prototypes.
Alongside PDX is the Fashion Exchange (FX) which aims to model and foster innovative, ethical, and environmentally and socially sustainable production. FX is a vibrant hub where fashion education, design, production, entrepreneurship, and engagement come together under one roof. FX applied research program enables industry collaboration with GBC research teams to address technical challenges and research questions specific to the partner organization.
LMIC is a specialized research and development centre that works with Canadian businesses – especially SME’s – to advance their products, processes, and services.
The MMRI’s focus is to develop intelligent solutions to issues faced by Canada’s manufacturers in all steps of machining processes. MMRI offers technology transfer opportunities for tooling selection, tool path development, process monitoring and process parameters.
As an applied research lab, the Additive Manufacturing Innovation Centre and its team of expert staff, faculty and students, can provide a test bed for industry to develop new products and processes. A regional hub for expertise in DMLS technology (metal 3D printing).
Niagara College Canada
WAMIC’s team specializes in engineering design, 3D technologies, lean manufacturing processes and additive manufacturing. Working with Southern Ontario businesses to bring ideas to life, from concept through to developing working prototypes, utilizing leading-edge technology, including equipment and software.
CAMDT exemplifies Sheridan’s leading role as a hub connecting industry, curriculum and applied research. CAMDT supports the transformation and growth of our industry partners by providing innovation support, fostering collaboration and accelerating the adoption of advanced manufacturing technologies.
The Structural and Multidisciplinary Systems Design (SMSD) Lab at Queen’s University, specializes in advanced modeling (FEM) and multi-disciplinary design and optimization. SMSD Lab’s state-of-the-art research body has extensive experience in developing and publishing novel academic research for automotive, aerospace, and defense driven applications, utilizing analytical and computational optimization techniques to develop new principles and methodologies to solve practical problems with various industrial partners.