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New microcredential offering: Low-Code Mobile Application Development

BCIT Computing has recently launched a new microcredential in Low-Code Mobile Application Development (LCAD). We caught up with developer and lead instructor Erika Ram to discuss what students can expect...

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BCIT INSPIRE Campaign celebrates the soft opening of the Health Sciences Centre

BCIT is excited to celebrate the soft opening of the new Health Sciences Centre on the Burnaby Campus. With generous support from industry leaders and the philanthropic community, the INSPIRE...

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Inspiring the future: BCIT raises more than $100M to transform applied learning

Thanks to the visionary leadership of BCIT President Kathy Kinloch and INSPIRE Campaign Chair and Concert Properties Co-founder and Chair David Podmore, OBC, the largest campaign in the history of...

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BCIT researchers develop blueprint to retrofit EV chargers into multi-unit residential buildings

The BCIT Smart Microgrid Applied Research Team (SMART) successfully developed a blueprint to retrofit 20 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations into three multi-unit residential buildings (MURBS). This research project aimed...

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Fiercely competitive projects win big at the 2022 BCIT Student Innovation Challenge

The BCIT Student Innovation Challenge, now in its 13th year, announced the 2022 winners at the awards ceremony that took place on May 25, 2022 at the Burnaby campus. This...

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Innovative solutions to real-life problems

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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.

Welcome from Dr. Kim Dotto, Dean Applied Research.

Envisioning change, advancing technology

BCIT researchers and research groups have been working with industry clients for 30 years, helping companies and organizations develop new technologies, products and services. The practical solutions range from process improvements for small SMEs to changing provincial building codes for the construction industry to a collaborative research network involving students, researchers, companies and government organizations from across Canada.

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