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A man in a plaid shirt pointing at CAD design software on a large monitor.
Automating the process of building strawberry boxes Engineered Technologies Applied Research is working with Willow Box to design and build a more efficient process of manufacturing strawberry boxes.
Aerial image of a Nova Scotian coastline.
Emergency coastal flooding decision support system Applied Geomatics Research Group has created an online mapping system used to predict which Nova Scotian coastlines are vulnerable to flooding.
Two potted bean plants, one healthy and one with drying, brownish leaves, beside a ruler standing up to measure height.
Cricket frass and drought stress tolerance Environmental and Agriculture Technology analysed cricket frass and drought stress tolerance in horticulture crops. Learn more about this collaboration with Entomo Farms.
Researcher in a lab looking at data on a computer connected to an environmentally controlled chamber.
Solar cell simulator prototype Applied Energy Research designed and built a solar cell simulator. Learn more about this collaboration with Rayleigh Solar tech.
Woman typing on a computer in a clean workspace beside a plant
Building a database for emission reduction Information Technology Applied Research is building a data repository to help a local startup scale access to low carbon emissions for industry.
Hands holding energy monitoring device
Town of Bridgewater energy management information system - proof of concept Applied Energy Research is working with the Town of Bridgewater to develop an energy management system to reduce energy poverty.
Researchers in a boat with ground trutting equipment in Bra
3D Mapping to identify submerged Mi'kmaw heritage sites Applied Geomatics Research Group worked with Kwilmu'kw Maw-klusuaqn Negotiation Office to identify potential Mi'kmaw heritage sites.
Map of five regions of lidar data surrounding the Inner Bay of Fundy.
Development of geographic information system database Applied Geomatics Research Group mapped the Inner Bay of Fundy to support coastal and marine conservation.
Solar window being tested in the Applied Energy Research Lab.
Solar window analysis Applied Energy Research designed and tested a solar photovoltaic window. Learn more about this collaboration with Kohltech.
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