MAKE+ has been getting questions about home sewn masks. In response, the research group applied their unique skills and methodology and compiled the following information to guide those wanting to sew masks for their own personal and family use. Sewing a mask for personal or family use Putting on and taking off your mask Caring for […]
Two researchers at the Centre for Applied Research and Innovation (CARI) have successfully defended their Masters’s thesis this spring. Rebecca Robertson, Research Associate, Natural Health and Food Products Research Group (NRG) earned her Masters of Food Science from the University of British Columbia. Garrett Kryt, Research Analyst, MAKE+ and Product and Process Applied Research Team completed his Masters in Mechatronics Systems Engineering from Simon Fraser University.
In partnership with NRC IRAP, Innovate BC has launched the B.C. Fast Pilot Program. This initiative provides small– to medium–sized companies (SMEs) up to $200,000 to design, build, and operate a pilot plant or small demonstration of their technology at a prospective customer site with the goal of achieving a product sale.
Many individuals and small to medium sized enterprises are looking for ways to utilize their skills and equipment to help address the shortage of PPE caused by the Covid-19 Pandemic. One of the items they are focusing on is face shields, and while intentions are good, producing these items on the fly and without expert […]
Alliance resources to help prepare an application As we continue to navigate through new ways of working during the COVID-19 pandemic, NSERC staff remain accessible to answer any questions or concerns you may have. We would also like to remind you of the resources that are available to support you in preparing an Alliance application. In particular, we have […]