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Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC)

Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) offers more than 120 programs at its three Halifax campuses including Business, IT & Creative Industries and Trades and Technology. NSCC Applied Research excels at working with industry to improve products, enhance processes, develop new technologies, and grow their business.

Areas of opportunity:

Design and Innovation Centre
Area to work with industry partners. Includes CAD, 3D Modelling, and a metal laser sintering printer .
Pilikan House
Residential demonstration site and living lab for alternative and sustainable energy.
Engineered Technologies Research Lab
Includes specialized equipment such as the Acoustic Systems Trainer for SONAR testing, a ZEPTO Plasma Surface Activation System, and a portable and modular spectrometer .
Applied Geomatics Research Group
Advanced mapping techniques and meteorological monitoring. Only Canadian academic institute with a topo-bathymetric lidar.
Applied Oceans Research Lab
Conducts research on ocean floor mapping using the latest technologies to use in applications from sustainable fisheries to marine protected area management.
Applied Energy Research Lab
Equipped to develop and test sustainable energy alternatives with experience in solar energy technologies and monitoring devices. Building a microgrid to develop and commercialize smart grid technologies.
Environmental Technologies
Monitoring network that informs natural resource management, ecological habitat restoration, and agricultural best practices. Uses remote sensing techniques with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to find harvesting opportunities for agricultural partners throughout Nova Scotia.
Collaboration for Analytics Research, Education and Technology (CARET) is a collaboration to enhance education, research, training, and development within the ICT sector.

Contact Information:

(902) 491-6722


80 Mawiomi Pl, Dartmouth, NS B2Y 0A5
80 Mawiomi Place, Woodside
Nova Scotia
B2Y 0A5

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