|Established as Toronto's first public college in 1966, Centennial College offers programs in business, communications, community and health studies, science and engineering technology, general arts, hospitality and transportation.|
Applied Research and Innovation Centre Blog
Visit our blog to stay up to date on current events within Centennial's Applied Research and Innovation Centre as well as new projects, technology and innovation that Centennial and it's partners are involved in.
The Applied Research and Innovation Centre (ARIC) at Centennial College invites everyone with a passion for learning and discovery to find ways to take ideas to the marketplace.
Your ideas may come from a classroom, a lab or a business need. ARIC can help to forge the partnerships and map the steps leading to a commercial result – a technology solution for a product, process or service.
From inspiration to innovation to market success.
ARIC welcomes all participants on this journey, offering know-how and experience in technology transfer and the commercialization of applied research.
Partnerships and Projects
Collaboration with partners on joint projects is a key driver of success. ARIC helps to create the best team and infrastructure to carry a project to completion. Centennial’s faculty, staff and students team with businesses to share expertise in specialized fields. Lab facilities may be offered as well, say for designing or testing a prototype.
Industry sectors for recently completed and ongoing collaborative projects are
These joint projects with industry partners are largely supported by both Federal Government and Ontario Government funding. Significant funding also comes from Centennial’s ARIC Fellowships.