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Services for experienced entrepreneurs

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MAKE+ aims to optimize the functionality, user experience, value and, commercial success of products through the following services:

1.  Development of Health Technologies, Consumer Products and Industrial Applications

    • Definition of the design challenge
    • Development of design concepts
    • Creation of concepts and prototypes
    • Verification of prototype performance

MAKE+ Product Development: Innovation for a Complex World [PDF brochure]

2.  Evaluation of new or existing health related products, technologies, or processes

    • Simulation
    • Biomechanical analysis
    • Ergonomic/human factors testing
    • Behavioural observations
    • Focus groups

3.  Design of Automation and Electronics

    • Consumer and industrial PCB design
    • Process automation for manufacturers

We set out a clear path for our clients at the start of each project, outlining the phases and steps we will walk through together to help reach our clients desired outcomes.

  • For examples of some past projects check out our News and Events page.
  • If you have a project idea, please complete our Project Enquiry Form and we will contact you.
  • For more information on applied research and development at BCIT, contact Nancy Paris.

Services for new entrepreneurs

Are you an inventor or new entrepreneur? Do you have questions about what to do next? The BCIT Applied Research Liaison Office (ARLO) can help you to:

  • Identify funding sources
  • Connect you to BCIT faculty or students
  • Assess technology and markets
  • Assist with intellectual property management
  • Develop commercialization and licensing strategies

If you have a project idea, please complete our Project Enquiry Form and we will contact you.