Technology Access Centre for Aerospace & Manufacturing

Student Engagement

At TACAM, we’re dedicated to fostering innovation, collaboration, and hands-on learning opportunities for students. As a hub for applied research, technical services, and industry partnerships, we invite you to explore the exciting opportunities available to you through our center.

Students working in a robotics lab

Here’s how you can engage with us:

  • Student Projects and Internships: Join us in real-world projects and gain valuable experience through internships. At TACAM, we offer students the chance to work alongside industry professionals on cutting-edge research and development initiatives. Whether you’re interested in advanced manufacturing, robotics, rapid prototyping, or non-destructive inspection, there’s an opportunity for you to contribute and learn.
  • Access to State-of-the-Art Facilities: Take advantage of our state-of-the-art facilities and equipment for your academic and personal projects. From advanced manufacturing technologies to robotics labs and simulation software, TACAM offers students access to cutting-edge resources that support hands-on learning and experimentation. Whether you’re working on a class assignment or conducting independent research, our facilities are here to support your endeavors.
  • Workshops and Training Programs: Enhance your skills and knowledge through our workshops and training programs. We regularly host sessions covering topics such as smart factory technologies, automation, 3D prototyping, and simulation techniques. These hands-on experiences provide you with practical insights and prepare you for the demands of today’s aerospace and manufacturing industries.
  • Research Assistantships: Become a research assistant and work closely with our faculty and industry partners on innovative projects. Research assistantships offer you the chance to delve deep into specialized areas of aerospace and manufacturing, gaining hands-on experience and contributing to groundbreaking discoveries.

By engaging with TACAM, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with industry leaders, gain practical skills, and make meaningful contributions to the future of aerospace and manufacturing. Join us in shaping tomorrow’s technology landscape! By exploring these additional avenues for engagement, students at RRCP can deepen their involvement with TACAM, gain valuable skills and experiences, and prepare themselves for successful careers in aerospace and manufacturing.

Some examples of our previous projects include:

  • Creaform 3D scanner with UR 10 robot: Tolomatic rotating table integration to utilize maximum range of the robotic arm and scanner – 2023
  • Pattern recognition based industrial sorting system; where an industrial camera uses pattern recognition software to identify objects which are picked up and placed by robotic arm UR-10 – 2022
  • Supervisory Control Data Acquisition (SCADA) System for HAS 200 automation system; a proof-of-concept with FT Historian and DataView – 2021

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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