In the innovation-to-market cycle, George Brown College has the industry connections and the expertise to accelerate the discovery wheel. GBC’s Office of Research and Innovation operates as a single point of contact at the hub of the wheel.
Partner with George Brown to work with our talented faculty who are industry experts, and who specialize in ensuring our students are job-trained and market-ready. We have facilities to prototype new products and designs and test these in real-world environments and conditions. Our Research mission is to support and advance industry- and community-problem solving through excellence in applied research, commercialization and scholarship. We focus on speed to market, and enabling our partners to access the talent and funding to meet the needs of the innovation economy. GBC Research and Innovation engages industry, faculty, students, and the community-at-large through participation in educationally and economically meaningful research projects and partnerships. Read our Strategic Plan
Learn more about our supports for industry innovation, faculty engagement, and student learning.
Enabling the Innovation Economy
The office of Research and Innovation at George Brown College has rolled out a new digital badging program to recognize student participation and achievement in applied research. The inaugural Excellence in Research and Innovation digital badge was presented to John-Allan Ellingson, a recent graduate of the Mechanical Engineering program.