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Canada’s Top 50 Research Colleges 2019

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Rank College Research Income Researchers Research Intensity Prov   Main Affiliated Research Centre(s)/Institute(s)
2018  FY2018
$000
FY2018
#
$ per
Researcher
$000
1 Niagara College $11,185 34 $329.0 ON Agriculture & Environmental Technologies Innovation Centre
2 Cégep de Trois-Rivières $10,514 86 $122.3 QC Centre de métallurgie du Québec, Innofibre, C2T3
3 Lambton College $10,263 113 $90.8 ON Centre of Excellence in Energy and Bio-Industrial Technologies
4 Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles $9,460 126 $75.1 QC CIRADD, Merinov, Nergica
5 Cégep de Saint-Hyacinthe $8,751 99 $88.4 QC CTT Group, Cintech, Eklor
6 George Brown College $8,084 105 $77.0 ON Product Development Exchange (PDx), Food Innovation & Research Studio (FIRSt)
7 Mohawk College $7,641 93 $82.2 ON IDEAWORKS
8 Humber College $7,556 357 $21.2 ON Barrett Centre for Technology Innovation
9 British Columbia Institute of Technology $6,003 120 $50.0 BC Centre for Applied Research and Innovation (CARI)
10 Cégep de La Pocatière $5,893 86 $68.5 QC Solutions Novika, Biopterre, Optech
11 NAIT - Northern Alberta Institute of Technology $5,547 75 $74.0 AB
12 Conestoga College $5,319 174 $30.6 ON SMART Centre, Schlegel Centre for Advancing Seniors Care
13 Cégep Édouard-Montpetit $5,177 96 $53.9 QC Centre technologique en aérospatiale
14 Red River College $5,100 36 $141.7 MB MotiveLab
15 Algonquin College $5,084 89 $57.1 ON Data Analytics Research Centre
16 Cégep de Sept-Îles $5,040 21 $240.0 QC ITMI, INREST, GRÉNOC
17 Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) $4,712 57 $82.7 AB Centre for Innovation and Research in Unmanned Systems (CIRUS)
18 Cégep de Thetford $4,442 52 $85.4 QC OLEOTEK, Centre de Technologie Minérale et de Plasturgie (CTMP)
19 Sheridan College $4,216 140 $30.1 ON Screen Industries Research and Training Centre (SIRT)
20 Centennial College $3,897 182 $21.4 ON Wearable, Interactive, and Mobile Technologies Access Centre in Health
21 Collège de Maisonneuve $3,253 49 $66.4 QC CÉPROCQ, ITEGA, IRIPI
22 Nova Scotia Community College $2,983 90 $33.1 NS NSCC Applied Oceans Research Group
23 Yukon College $2,923 32 $91.3 YT Yukon Research Centre
24 Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick $2,835 31 $91.5 NB CCNB-INNOV Network
25 Collège Shawinigan $2,663 48 $55.5 QC CNETE: Centre National en Èlectrochimie et en Technologies Environnementales
26 College of the North Atlantic $2,611 99 $26.4 NL Newfoundland and Labrador Workforce Innovation Centre
27 Cégep de Lévis-Lauzon* $2,395 28 $85.5 QC TransBIOTech, CRVI
27 Collège d'Alma* $2,395 19 $126.1 QC Agrinova
29 Cégep de Victoriaville $2,268 89 $25.5 QC CISA, CETAB+, INOVEM
30 Fleming College $2,234 37 $60.4 ON Centre for Advancement of Water and Wastewater Technologies
31 Cégep de l'Abitibi-Témiscamingue $2,195 31 $70.8 QC Centre technologique des résidus industriels
32 Cambrian College $2,080 19 $109.5 ON Glencore Centre for Innovation
33 Seneca College $2,047 105 $19.5 ON Centre for Development of Open Technology (CDOT)
34 Cégep André-Laurendeau $2,004 25 $80.2 QC Optech
35 Saskatchewan Polytechnic $1,824 65 $28.1 SK Innovative Manufacturing Centre (IMC)
36 College of New Caledonia $1,625 17 $95.6 BC CNC Research Forest
37 Holland College $1,607 25 $64.3 PE Canada's Smartest Kitchen
38 Camosun College $1,588 20 $79.4 BC Camosun Technology Access Centre
39 Cégep de Sainte-Foy $1,552 31 $50.1 QC CERFO, CMMI
40 Cégep de Saint-Jérôme $1,545 47 $32.9 QC CDCQ, IVI
41 Cégep de Rimouski $1,523 46 $33.1 QC SEREX, Innovation Maritime
42 La Cité $1,503 25 $60.1 ON Centre d'accès à la technologie en bio-innovation (CAT-B)
43 Olds College $1,470 23 $63.9 AB OCCI - Olds College Centre for Innovation
44 Cégep Beauce-Appalaches $1,390 12 $115.8 QC MECANIUM
45 Cégep de Saint-Laurent $1,305 26 $50.2 QC Centre des technologies de l’eau (CTE)
46 Dawson College $1,187 32 $37.1 QC CRISPESH
47 Lethbridge College $1,064 46 $23.1 AB Aquaculture Centre of Excellence
48 Aurora College $1,043 21 $49.7 NT Aurora Research Institute
49 Selkirk College $900 8 $112.5 BC SGRC, RDI, ARIC
50 Collège Lionel-Groulx $862 13 $66.3 QC Centre d'innovation en microélectronique du Québec (CIMEQ)
Notes:
  1. Data were obtained through a survey of publicly-funded colleges and from financial statements.
  2. Sponsored research income includes all funds to support research received in the form of a grant, contract or corporate in-kind contribution from all sources external to the institution. Excludes all funds from Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund (SIF), technical service agreements and entrepreneurship operations/activities.
  3. Researcher counts include full and part-time faculty, teachers, researchers and technicians who conducted research.
  4. Data are provided for the main college including affiliated research centres/institutes, where applicable.
* Researcher counts was from FY2017





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