Research Partnerships and Innovation

Research Partnerships & Innovation

TACAM

Read about the Smart Factory in Polytechnic Canada’s Applied Research Compendium

November 26, 2019

Polytechnics Canada has recently published a compendium on Applied Research: Building a Stronger Canada, and Red River College’s Smart Factory gets a mention for its value in emerging technologies in metal additive manufacturing, collaborative robotics, autonomous factory vehicles, flexible robotic work cells, industrial automation and networking, and high-speed 3D laser metrology.

View the entire compendium here, and see page 3 for more on Red River College and the Smart Factory.

Manitoba and the factory of the future

March 6, 2018

Red River College’s Kevin Dickson in one of the college facilities. Photo: Winnipeg Free Press.

Red River College was featured in the latest issue of Prairie Manufacturer Magazine. The article highlighted how Manitoba is leading the charge in the evolution of advanced manufacturing, and that the College is playing a central role. Read More →

Red River College Awarded Training Contract with 2 Canadian Air Division

February 15, 2018

Members of the Royal Canadian Air Force and Red River College meet prior to the College delivering specialized training in welding to select RCAF Aircraft Structures Technicians.

Selected candidates of the Royal Canadian Air Force started receiving specialized training in welding starting this February 5 thanks to a new contract awarded to Red River College.
“This is an exciting collaboration for us because we will be working directly with the Royal Canadian Air Force, which is consistent with our mandate to support workforce development for industry” said Oyedele Ola, Manager of the Technology Access Centre for Aerospace & Manufacturing (TACAM) at Red River College. Read More →

TACAM Welcomes Heather Smart

December 15, 2017

The Technology Access Centre for Aerospace and Manufacturing (TACAM) is pleased to welcome Heather Smart to the team. Heather joined our team in the role of Applied Research Professional. 
Heather is a Professional Engineer with over 10 years of experience working as a Production Engineer at StandardAero, where she gained expertise in many forms of engine component repair and inspection methods.
Most recently, Heather earned a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering in the area of Aerospace Materials (Superalloys).
Email: hsmart@rrc.ca