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Welcome to the BCIT Rehabilitation Engineering Design Lab (REDLab).

Our multi faceted research team develops innovative solutions that improve and expand activities of daily living and community participation for people with disabilities.

We work with a diverse, inter-disciplinary, collaborative network of researchers (rehabilitation engineers, occupational therapists, mechanical engineers, human kinetics, and more), as well as industry, other post-secondary’s institutions and community partners.

REDLab is championed by Dr. Jaimie Borisoff, Director MAKE+ and former Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Rehabilitation Engineering Design and his team of research experts.

BCIT students and researchers connect through multi-institution Student Collaboration Initiative

For the past two years, there has been a significant shift in the way students and researchers manage their research. Many students used only video conferencing to conduct their research...

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How BCIT innovated to provide applied solutions to industry challenges

BCIT researchers and research groups have been working with industries for 30 years, helping companies and organizations develop new technologies, products, and services. Despite the evolving challenges of the pandemic...

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BCIT researcher collaborates to develop ‘rowing machine’ for people with mobility impairments

While standard rowing machines for gym facilities or home use are widely available, they don’t address the seating and positioning needs of people with spinal cord injuries and other mobility...

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Examining the impact of COVID-19 on individuals with spinal cord injury

COVID-19 has disrupted the daily structure and life routines of people all over the world including many individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI). The changes in daily activities, how the...

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Contact Us

Jaimie Borisoff
Director, MAKE+
BCIT Centre for Applied Research & Innovation
4355 Mathissi Place
Burnaby, BC V5G 4S8