Research Partnerships

Industry-sponsored Capstones

Exemplifying SFU's vision of being Canada's leading engaged university, our industry-sponsored Capstone projects are a program highlight. Offering meaningful learning experiences to our students, these projects also allow our valued industry partners to tap into the resources and research talents of the School of Engineering Science.

Visit our dedicated Capstone page and then contact us directly about becoming an industry project sponsor.

Partner with us

Undertaking joint research projects with our world-class faculty can help your company address specific applications in your field – at the same time as advancing the wider body of knowledge in engineering science.

Here are some of our recent partnership stories:

Research endowment links SFU, Fraser Health as medical technology leaders

Faculty of Applied Sciences and Fraser Health Authority are poised to become leaders in medical research and technology innovation with the launch of a $5.25 million Surrey Memorial Hospital Foundation B.C. Leadership Chair in Multimodal Technology for Healthcare Innovation.

Fraser Health Authority partnered with the Faculty of Applied Sciences to create the $5.25 million Surrey Memorial Hospital Foundation B.C. Leadership Chair in Multimodal Technology for Healthcare Innovation. Ryan D'Arcy – from the faculties ‘ Schools of Engineering Science and Computing Science – was appointed the first BC Leadership Chair.

For the full news release, click here.

Sierra Wireless: Collaborators drawn to new wireless communications lab

Sierra Wireless contributed $400,000 to develop the Mobile Communications Laboratory at SFU. This gift triggered a further $1,125,000 in support from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), Western Economic Diversification Canada and B.C.’s Knowledge Development Fund.

The laboratory, which comprising a world-class antenna chamber, places B.C. at the forefront of wireless communications research and education. Sierra Wireless also established a Professorship in Mobile Communications with a $600,000 endowment. Leading researcher Rodney Vaughan – a professor in the School of Engineering Science – holds the Professorship position.

For the full news release, click here.

Start-up companies

The School of Engineering Science also collaborates with dynamic start-up companies. We can help provide you with the kind of novel research that gives you an invaluable competitive edge in the marketplace.

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To discuss how a research partnership with the School of Engineering Science can benefit your company, contact us today.

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