Applied Research at Algonquin
Algonquin College is where industry and innovation meet. Applied research strengths include information and communication technologies, construction and building sciences, energy, manufacturing, social innovation, and health and wellness. With more than 20,000 sq. ft. of dedicated applied research space, the institution engages faculty, students and industry to propel business innovation.
Algonquin College is home to a number of specialized research centres, including:
Discover Algonquin’s Office of Applied Research, Innovation & Entrepreneurship
The Discovery, Applied Research and Entrepreneurship (DARE) District
The DARE District serves as a multidisciplinary space for faculty, researchers, businesses and – most importantly – Algonquin students.
The DARE District includes the College’s new library and learning centre, makerspaces that allow students to get their hands on the latest technology, an Indigenous Commons, a Cybersecurity Centre, and more. It is home to new training and test facilities for high-demand sectors, a multimedia production facility, and expanded Applied Research and Innovation programs. It also houses the Institute for Indigenization, focusing on how to include and embed Indigenous knowledge throughout the College.