The Applied Research department at Holland College supports economic development in Prince Edward Island by solving technical and business problems for industry and community clients using the college’s expertise, equipment and facilities. Applied Research projects enhance the quality of college programs and services and provide unique hands-on learning opportunities for students.
Holland College provides subject matter expertise, lab and workshop space, assistance in the preparation of research funding proposals, linkages to outside expertise and resources, and project management support, while industry partners provide guidance, expertise, and financial support.
Applied research projects are mutually beneficial. Students gain invaluable hands-on experience and interact with industry partners, and college instructors remain connected to industry trends, improving communications and providing professional development opportunities. Industry partners are able to develop new products and services in a cost-effective way, while protecting their intellectual property. The link below provides more information about some of the college’s applied research projects.
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