BPRC supports partners through access to expertise and state-of-the-art facilities to conduct applied research, industrial training and technical services. BPRC activities are completed either through Grant-Based or Fee For Service (Contract-Based) projects.

Applied Research Projects
  • Proof of concept studies
  • New product development and prototyping
  • Rapid prototyping
  • Rapid tooling, dies and moulds
  • Pilot, demonstration and scale up applied research and technology
  • Product and process development and optimization applied research
Industrial Training
  • Customized training to fill industrial skill gap (new technologies, processes and tools)
  • HQP training through engagement in research and technical services
  • Training through workshops, conferences, publications and online services.
Technical Services
  • Technical consultation, commercialization support and technology transfer
  • Renderings and animations for marketing and sales
  • Drawings for patent applications
  • Virtual prototypes for design validation
  • Small production volumes
  • Integrated assemblies, part and equipment inspection
  • Maintenance documentation
  • Production quality control
  • Equipment installations
  • Part to CAD analysis, business plan development, market research and assessment, and characterization-testing.
NOVA Chemicals Health & Research Centre
1457 London Road, Sarnia ON N7S 6L2