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New Foundational Digital Forensics Skills Online Microcredential: 5 questions

BCIT is offering a new microcredential in Foundational Digital Forensics Skills. We checked in with Raymond Yu, Program Coordinator, Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity, to find out more. Q: Who is...

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BCIT researchers reveal new considerations for identifying wetlands

BCIT Natural Resources faculty Julia Alards-Tomalin and retired former BCIT Forest and Natural Areas Management Instructor Jace Standish have been working on research to help improve understanding around identifying wetlands...

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YVR and BCIT sign MOU to collaborate on innovative applied research projects

Today, Vancouver Airport Authority and British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) came together to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). This new MOU strengthens the existing partnership between these organizations,...

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BCIT receives over $14.5 million in funding to support aerospace and life sciences training

What do aerospace and life sciences have in common? They are both hot spots of innovation and growth in British Columbia. With over 200 companies, British Columbia has one of...

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BC building talent pool to support life sciences, biomanufacturing

More people will soon have access to hands-on training in a new state-of-the-art training centre to help them get skills for jobs in life sciences and biomanufacturing, supporting companies to...

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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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