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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:
- Sustainable energy and environmental sciences
- ICT wireless networking, digital media and technology
- Aviation and aerospace
- Community, health and life sciences and related technologies
- Business and entrepreneurship
- Children’s entertainment media
- Hospitality and culinary science
- Global citizenship and equity
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.
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