Applied Research at BCIT

Innovative Solutions to Real-Life Problems

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.

Celebrating 30 Years!



This year marks the 30th anniversary of BCIT’s Centre for Applied Research and Innovation and offers us an opportunity to celebrate 30 years of purposeful applied research, education and innovation. Click here for more information on the anniversary and exciting upcoming events and activities.

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.