Applied and Contract Research

The state-of-the-art Applied Research Centre for Natural Products and Medical Cannabis (ARC) is uniquely positioned to support the needs of industry partners in the cannabis and natural products industries, including craft beer, hops, and other nutraceuticals.

The ARC focuses on supporting innovation by increasing industries access to sector relevant expertise and technology. Benchmarking, concept design, testing, feasibility studies and formulation are just some of the services the ARC can provide.

The ARC can provide a full range of capacities to conduct applied and contract research projects in these areas including; access to expertise and technologies in extraction, analytical testing, formulation, cultivation and tissue culture, formulation and product development and method/process optimization.

The ARC has over 15 years’ experience collaborating with industry through applied research projects and supports projects through proposal development for federal and provincial funding. Contract research projects allow for expedited fee-for-service project investigations.

If you are interested in investigating a research project, please fill out the form below and we will get back to you as soon as possible.


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