Lethbridge College’s Centre for Applied Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship is a catalyst for economic growth, sustainability and social development. It brings together community organizations, researchers and students to collaborate to solve real-world challenges with immediate practical applications. Project outcomes often lead to innovative products and services that benefit our economy and society. The college’s commitment to applied research has grown consistently over the last 30 years and exponentially in the last five, illustrated in the growth of dedicated researchers, projects, student and staff participants, and campus facilities. This team’s innovative, entrepreneurial work will having a lasting and positive impact.
The Applied Research and Innovation Excellence Award
The Applied Research and Innovation Excellence Award recognizes a college or institute that has improved the productivity of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and community partners through the development of new and improved products, processes and services and has provided students and graduates with real-world innovation experience.