Health and education affects everyone. We think change starts with one project at a time.
George Brown works with industry partners that span the sectors—from small businesses and start-ups; to universities and colleges; to hospitals and other healthcare environments. Our industry partners have access to a full spectrum of innovation support, technology transfer and commercialization services.
We help our partners design and prototype products, processes and services for use in educational, clinical and home care settings, increasing awareness, safety, independence and healthy living. George Brown’s training program integrates students into the projects, exposing them to industry and health system practices, new models of interprofessional care and research methodologies.
The Observational Research Lab (ORL) is a dedicated space in the Research Office at the Waterfront Campus supporting testing, validation and usability research.
The Health eHome (HH) supports technology testing and evaluation in a home care laboratory setting at the Waterfront Campus, equipped with a simulated home environment.
The Health Tech Accelerator is a computer lab that allows for analysis of big data and real time geographic data as well as application development.
WAVE (Wellness, Applied Research and Visionary Education) is an on-site group of clinics where Health Sciences students provide health and wellness services including dental, hearing and fitness assessments, under the supervision of faculty. LEARN MORE.
The Simulation Centre (SC) offers a usability and interaction facility for testing new products, processes, and clinical protocols in a real life simulated environment.