Applied Research at RRC
Red River College is a Canadian leader in applied research and commercialization, providing industry partners with research support, technical services and training in areas that align with the institution’s expertise, resources and facilities. Areas of focus include:
Advanced design and manufacturing
Digital technology and health
Nutrition and social sciences
Applied research at RRC opens doors for small and medium-sized businesses in such sectors as aerospace, advanced manufacturing, culinary, green energy and vehicle technology, allowing them to access RRC’s research facilities and technology. They also provide a way for students to connect with and receive training from industry experts in their fields.
RRC is home to a number of research centres and labs, including:
The Centre for Applied Research in Sustainable Infrastructure (CARSI)
CARSI is home to the Building Envelope Technology Access Centre, which supports Manitoba’s building industry by helping clients address the challenges of designing and constructing durable, energy-efficient building envelopes in the province’s unique climate.
CARSI has state-of-the-art testing equipment and aims to develop advanced sustainable infrastructure technologies in four strategic areas:
- asphalt concrete pavement
- advanced composite materials
- large light frame wood structures
- building envelopes