Applied Research

NAIT produces an exceptional skilled workforce. It responds directly to the needs of industry, which    helps shape our programs and guides our applied research to provide solutions for today’s challenges

Solutions that move at the speed
of industry 

As one of Canada’s leading polytechnics, NAIT partners with business and industry on applied research to find relevant solutions to real-world challenges.

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4 applied research centres supported

  • Centre for Oil Sands Sustainability
  • Centre for Sensors and System Integration
  • Centre for Innovative Media
  • Boreal Research Institute

44 projects initiated

NAIT’s applied research happens within our schools and applied research centres, focusing on five primary areas:

  • Energy
  • Environment and BioEconomy
  • Health and Care
  • Construction and Trades
  • Business and Entrepreneurship
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