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BCIT launches the Next Generation Sequencing Lab to advance healthcare training

BCIT is excited to announce the launch of the Clinical Genetic Technology program‘s Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) lab using the state-of-the-art illumina iSeq instrument. This lab is the first of...

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BCIT and Teck announce opening of Teck Copper Innovation Hub

British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) and Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) (“Teck”) today announced the opening of the new Teck Copper Innovation Hub. Made possible...

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Four ways BCIT Industry Services can boost your business

The advantages of an education from BCIT are clear for students, but there are also numerous gains to be had for businesses in British Columbia. From consulting with thought leaders...

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BCIT launches Digital Health Advanced Certificate to support upskilling in a digital healthcare era

The healthcare industry is rapidly evolving with the implementation of innovative technologies such as electronic health records (EHRs), telemedicine, and e-prescribing. In response to these technological advances in the healthcare...

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BCIT welcomes Dr. Vidya Vankayala as Director for Smart Microgrid Applied Research Team

The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) is excited to welcome Dr. Vidya Vankayala as Director for the Smart Microgrid Applied Research Team (SMART) commencing February 6, 2023. With more...

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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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