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While we offer 3D Printing Services and Equipment Rentals, the Centre for Innovation in Manufacturing (CIM-TAC) mainly works to support clients through applied research projects: testing and validation; system design; system scaling and benchmarking; process optimization; comparative analysis for new products; market analysis; product development and support; product testing; and other technical services.

Idea - Design - Manufacture - Validate - Commercialize

From your initial idea to scale up, we can help you to:

  • Design and develop new products and processes,
  • Solve existing manufacturing problems,
  • Develop business management, sales, and marketing processes,
  • Connect with productive and profitable partners,
  • Identify funding partners and opportunities.

Get your product to market faster  

From ideation to scale-up ready, our private sector partners have the option of engaging in a range of services offered by the CIM-TAC and our network. This spectrum of services provides clients with the complete development cycle to ensure customer and organizational fit, as well as solutions that are cost-effective, efficient, and sustainable.

By engaging with the CIM-TAC, clients will be plugged into the regional innovation networks and accelerators to move past scale-up. When you work with us, you tap into a full innovation ecosystem including our larger community of students, educators, innovation partners and funders. Our objective is to provide you with access to equipment and expertise in order to accelerate your product market acceptance.

Flow Chart highlighting the typical client project journey with the CIM-TAC


Our expert team and advanced manufacturing capabilities help entrepreneurs bring ideas to life, create prototypes, and solve industry problems.


With Support From
Prairies Economic Development Canada


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Contact info CIM-TAC

Centre for Innovation in Manufacturing - Technology Access Centre
Mon - Fri | 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Email: innovation [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca
Phone: 403.342.3400

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