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Going global with prosthetics innovations - Attendees collaborated in a co-creative design process to develop innovative solutions for upper/lower limb prosthesis leveraging 3D Printing Technologies. 3D printing has the potential to transform industries, create synergies and open up new opportunities. At the MAKE+ facility, we’re looking into how 3D printing can revolutionize prosthetics. Our researchers hope to create novel prosthetic designs that will provide beauty and function to the us...

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The importance of open education—a fellow’s thoughts - Like open textbooks, this image is published under Creative Commons copyright. Thanks, CC! BCIT instructor Ken Jeffery has just been named an Open Education Advocacy and Research Fellow for 2017. Administered by BCcampus, this honorary position is offered to three BC post-secondary faculty members to contribute to the advancement of open education through writing, conference presentations and research. Here, Ken shares his thoughts abou...

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Competition call-out: help solve BC’s toughest medical challenges

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BCIT will pay students for their bright ideas - Gabriel Castanon with the Ventorosso. The BCIT Student Innovation Challenge just launched for 2017.  It’s an annual contest aimed at providing funding, support, and encouragement to BCIT students who have bright ideas. Students can win cash and prizes to help launch their ideas into a business or prototype. Since its founding, the Student Innovation Challenge has inspired innovative and high-impact student projects. And it can pay off BIG time...

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BCIT named to the top 5 of Canada’s Top 50 Research Colleges

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Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany, Josef Beck and the German Canadian Business Association visit BCIT’s Centre for Applied Research and Innovation

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BCIT earns acclaim for applied research at international awards

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James McCartney, Project Leader, BCIT's Applied Research Liaison Office will speak at the Vancouver Startup week this Thursday, September 29.
https://vancouverstartupweek2016.sched.org/event/8JAz?mc_cid=c042b58bca&mc_eid=%5BUNIQID%5Dhttp://ow.ly/hwGo304Czhw

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Funding to Support the Operations and Maintenance Support of Research Facilities

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Student opportunity: work on the Google Lunar XPRIZE - Alex and Sergei Dobrianski explain the comms system to Garrett Gustafson, a recent mechanical engineering grad and propulsion consultant. Attention BCIT Marketing students: you could help Canada re-join the space race. There is only one Canadian team in the running for the Google Lunar XPRIZE, and it’s working out of the BCIT Applied Research facility. Join BCIT alum, Sergei Dobrianski, his father, Alex, and the rest of the the Plan B t...
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