BTAC is a One-Stop-Innovation Hub that supports the manufacturing and fabrication industry, businesses and organizations with access to expertise – students, faculty and infrastructure at Lambton College. Emphasis is on product and process development and/or improvement. These collaborative projects between companies and Lambton College create an enriching student learning experience, train highly qualified personnel and support innovation within organizations.
Areas of Innovation Expertise
Point of Contact:
Name: Rick Williston, Project Manager/Engineer
Services offered in: English
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Bluewater Technology Access Centre (BTAC) The Western Sarnia-Lambton Research Park Building 1010 1086 Modeland Rd. Sarnia, Ontario N7S 6L2 Offerings: Technical and Business Services Business Mentorship referrals Concept ideation & design review Consumer focus groups Design services Fabrication, Prototyping and Installation Services Facilitation service (introduction) Ingredient selection and recommendations IP Protection facilitation Market analysis Marketing Advisory Services referrals Performance Monitoring and Management Problem solving Proof of concept Technology & workflow consultation Commercialization referrals Competitive assessments Components/parts fabrication Field trials/simulation Literature reviews Product testing Project management Prototyping Rapid prototyping / 3D printing Sample analysis & testing Scientific and technological monitoring Technology development Technology evaluation / validation Testing Services Applied Research and Development 3D design & rapid prototyping Coaching Composite manufacturing Concept validation Design of Experiment Laboratory/pilot scale prototyping Pre-commercialization Product design & development Product re-design & Improvement Reverse engineering Robotics and automation and imaging Technology transfer 3D Printing services 3D Scanning Human Factors Studies Industrial scale prototyping Manufacturing process design and development Measurement inspection and alignment Optimization Performance monitoring and analysis Provincial and federal grant proposal development Report preparation on R&D results Technology validation Training Corporate on-site & in-house training Interactive workshop sessions Needs assessment and gap analysis Skills assessment/Competency evaluation Train the trainer Connections to co-op placement opportunities Curriculum development Design, development, and delivery of customized training Qualitative & quantitative research Technology Diffusion Customized technology demonstrations Field site product demonstration Networking events Open houses – Testing facility & personnel Participation at trade shows & other venues with or on behalf of partners Industry-specific events & symposia Presentation of results at conferences Publishing in Peer Reviewed Literature Rental of space & equipment Seminars and Workshops Inventory of Specialized Equipment