Research & Innovation
Research at Red Deer Polytechnic
Red Deer Polytechnic is proud of our focus on applied research. Our Applied Research Specialists connect with businesses and entrepreneurs throughout Alberta to collaborate, innovate and find solutions to real-world problems. RDP is proud to be listed as one of Canada’s Top 50 Research Polytechnics and Colleges by Research Infosource Inc.
Home to the Centre for Innovation in Manufacturing Technology Access Centre (CIM-TAC), and the Energy Innovation Centre, RDP offers state of the art facilities and expertise. As an institution, the Polytechnic has four areas of focus:
- Manufacturing & Advanced Manufacturing
- Healthcare & Health Technology
- Energy Innovation
- Social Innovation
The research themes below demonstrate some of the ways in which Red Deer Polytechnic supports diverse research opportunities.
RDP is committed to ensuring research is conducted with the highest ethical standard. Make sure you connect with our Research Ethics Board prior to starting your research projects.
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Research Centres & Facilities
Upcoming Research Events
Red Deer Polytechnic hosts a number of events throughout the year celebrating the research, scholarly activity, and scholarship that takes place on our campus.
Red Deer Polytechnic is proud to be ranked 38th on Canada’s Top 50 Research Colleges 2022 list by Research Infosource Inc.