Applied research at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (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. BCIT researchers and research groups have been working with industry clients for over 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.
About British Columbia Institute of TechnologyFor over 50 years, the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) has been a leader among Canadian post-secondary institutions. Offering an applied, hands-on education that... Learn more
The Applied Research and Innovation Excellence Award
The Applied Research and Innovation Excellence Award recognizes a college or institute that has improved the productivity of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and community partners through the development of new and improved products, processes and services and has provided students and graduates with real-world innovation experience. This award recognizes institutional, rather than individual achievements. To be eligible for this award, your institution must not have received the “Gold” award within the past 3 years or since 2020