Applied Research at Mohawk College


Mohawk College is a leader in applied research in Canada - ranking 12th in Canada and 5th in Ontario in 2022. In two categories – paid student researchers, and industry research income, Mohawk ranked third nationally.

IDEAWORKS is Mohawk's active hub of applied research and innovation providing Canadian companies with customized applied research solutions. This hub fills the space between research and solutions by delivering customized support to organizations.

Mohawk students, faculty and staff collaborate with industry, government and community partners on applied research projects in several key areas:

  • MEDIC (mHealth and eHealth Development and Innovation Centre)
  • AMIC (Additive Manufacturing Innovation Centre)
  • EPIC (Energy and Power Innovation Centre)
  • MTIC (Medical Technologies Innovation Centre)
  • Augmented and Virtual Reality (XR)
  • Industrial Internet of Things Research
  • Sustainability Research
  • URSIC (Unmanned and Remote Sensing Innovation Centre)
  • Digital Transformation
  • Cybersecurity
  • Student Success & Social Innovation
  • Centre for Climate Change Management