Applied Research at BCIT

Innovative Solutions to Real-Life Problems

Applied research at BCIT is exciting. It creates practical learning opportunities for BCIT’s students, provides innovative solutions to industry challenges, and produces new, commercially relevant technology products and applications.

BCIT conducts applied research to enhance the learner experience and advance the state-of-practice. Through directed studies and capstone projects, applied research is entrenched in every student’s learning experience. Guided by our multidisciplinary team of researchers and faculty, these projects help pave the way for career success: students gain valuable hands-on experience while making key industry connections.

Envisioning Change, Advancing Technology

BCIT applied research activities are focused in areas that engage faculty and students to solve business and industry problems to increase competitive strength. BCIT applied researchers and research groups have a 25-year history of working with industry clients, from independent entrepreneurs with a unique prototype idea to established companies and organizations developing new technologies, products and services. The resulting innovations provide practical solutions to industry's challenges and can produce licensing opportunities, spin-off companies, and new start-ups.

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