Materials, manufacturing and construction science

Materials, manufacturing and construction science

Science and innovation in manufacturing, construction and advanced materials.

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Transportation, buildings and industry materials

Research focused on lightweight vehicle structures, powertrain materials and heat/energy management.

Clean energy production materials

Innovative materials solutions for the clean energy sector, such as those for nuclear reactors.

Pipeline materials

The development of advanced materials used to reduce the environmental impact of pipelines.

Emerging and defence materials

Research on the fabrication of next-generation defence materials and products.

Explosives

How explosives are used, explosives certification, transport and new safety technology.

Codes Canada publications

Canada's national and provincial model construction codes and guidelines from Codes Canada.

Forest products and their applications

New high-tech materials being produced by the Canadian forest sector, along with their use in everyday items.

Model construction codes and guides

News, research results, product evaluations and code developments for Canada's construction practitioners.

Housing technology

Canada's research, assessment and demonstration resources for innovative technology in housing.

Metrology Research Centre

Advanced metrology and calibration services, spectrometry analysis and other measurement technologies.

Security Materials Technologies program

A joint program between NRC and DRDC to develop and transfer next-generation protective materials.

ALTec industrial R&D group

Collaboration project which allows its members to share costs and risks associated with aluminium R&D.

Cold Spray Additive Manufacturing (CSAM) industrial R&D group

Collaboration projects which allows its members to share costs and risks for R&D in cold spray additive manufacturing.

Special Interest Group in Blow Molding (SIGBLOW)

Industrial special interest group for blow moulding in the automotive sector.

STAMP Composites industrial R&D group

Collaboration projects which allow members to share costs and risks associated with stamping technology R&D.

Surface Technologies (Surftec) industrial R&D group

Industrial R&D group providing cost-sharing for surface technology development.

Aeronautical Product Development Technologies program

Research program that helps reduce the cost of testing and evaluating aerospace products in Canada.

Building Regulations for Market Access program

Support for industry toward market acceptance of innovative building products and improved building regulations.

High-performance Buildings program

Support for deploying verified energy retrofit technologies in high-performance energy-efficient buildings.

LiBTec industrial R&D group

Industrial R&D initiative to develop and support the Canadian supply chain for lithium-ion battery applications.

SNAP Composites industrial R&D group

Collaboration project to rapidly manufacture integrated composite parts for cost-effective material & process solutions.

LiBTec industrial R&D group

Collaboration project to gain access to R&D of new Li-ion battery technologies.

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