Research Partnerships and Innovation

Research Partnerships & Innovation

Resources for Researchers

Opportunities for RRC Polytech faculty and staff interested in pursuing applied research are posted as they become available.

Please contact us if you are interested in applying for any of these opportunities or with one you have identified yourself.

Funding Opportunities

RRC Polytech has access to college-related government grants to foster innovation. Find out how we can help you and your organization tap into public funds to support your applied research projects.

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Do you think your research has commercial potential? If so, please read over the Invention Disclosure Form, and make an appointment to see us to discuss your invention.

You do not have to fill out the Invention Disclosure Form prior to meeting with Applied Research. However, you should be prepared to answer the questions, as they will be asked during your disclosure meeting.

Check out the Applied Research flowchart for an explanation of the Applied Research commercialization process.

Tools for Researchers

Researcher Guides

Applied Research has developed a Researcher’s Guide. It can be downloaded as a pdf file, either with the appended policies, or without.

Policies and Procedures

RRC Polytech has developed a series of policies and procedures that apply to several research areas, including:



With support from NSERC, RPI has created several detailed videos that tell the stories behind major applied research projects, facilities and research groups which are helping drive the Manitoba economy in innovative and sustainable ways.

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Fact Sheets

See fact sheets from recent Applied Research projects and initiatives.

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RRC Polytech campuses are located on the lands of Anishinaabe, Ininiwak, Anishininew, Dakota, and Dené, and the National Homeland of the Red River Métis.

We recognize and honour Treaty 3 Territory Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, the source of Winnipeg’s clean drinking water. In addition, we acknowledge Treaty Territories which provide us with access to electricity we use in both our personal and professional lives.

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