Areas and Facilities
Applied research at Red River College is driven by the needs of industry to solve problems and advance innovation. As those needs change, so do we. We are currently providing enhanced access to the best expertise, facilities and equipment we have to offer in the following areas:
Aerospace and Manufacturing
Red River College has a wealth of specialized equipment, facilities, and capabilities that cater to local and international manufacturing and aerospace industries through the Technology Access Centre for Aerospace & Manufacturing (TACAM).
- Centre for Aerospace Technology and Training (CATT)
- Centre for Non-Destructive Inspection (CNDI)
- Composites Model Factory
- Model Factory Machine Shop
- Smart Factory
Applied Business Research Initiative
Applied Business Research at Red River College aims to bring global knowledge, concepts and ideas to local businesses, communities and public organizations.
Culinary Research and Innovation
Red River College’s Culinary Research and Innovation helps Western Canada’s vibrant food industries bring new products and services to market by connecting them with research facilities and Culinary Arts staff, faculty and student expertise.
- Culinary Research & Innovation Suite
- Paterson GlobalFoods Institute
Digital technology represents massive economic potential for Manitoba – both in the creation of new technologies and start-up businesses, and in the adoption of existing technologies to increase productivity across all industry sectors.
Health and Social Sciences
Research projects and initiatives to study health and social sciences, including the Science of Early Child Development is a dynamic online multimedia resource presenting some of the most recent and relevant research into early human development and population health.
The Community of Change project, in partnership with the Lord Selkirk Park Child Care Centre, studies the Abecedarian Approach — an evidence-based early childhood intervention intended to give vulnerable children a boost in their early development.
Red River College’s Building Envelope Technology Access Centre (BETAC) connects major local, national and international partners with college researchers, students and facilities to shape the future of sustainable design in Manitoba and beyond.
- Centre for Applied Research in Sustainable Infrastructure (CARSI)
Red River College’s Vehicle Technology & Energy Centre (VTEC) connects national and international heavy vehicle manufacturers with college researchers, staff, students and facilities to find innovative approaches in vehicle performance and development.
- Vehicle Technology & Research Centre (VTRC)