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Strategic Research Plan

Our entrepreneurial spirit, combined with an unwavering dedication to research excellence and innovation, continues to propel our research agenda, which is detailed in our current Strategic Research Plan 2020-2025 Driving the Future with Research Excellence showcasing our strengths and providing strategic direction through 2025.

Our research strengths include:

  • Advanced Manufacturing and Materials
  • Automotive Engineering, Transportation and Electrification Systems
  • Community Wellness, Human Performance and Health Promotion
  • Crime, Justice and Forensics Sciences
  • Digital Technologies, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
  • Energy, Applied Bioscience and Environmental Sustainability

Ontario Tech University has six specific strategic research priority areas that will help us to become research leaders by 2025:

  • Autonomous Vehicles and Systems
  • Canada’s Energy and Environmental Future
  • Data Science, Artificial Intelligence and New Technologies
  • Healthy Populations, Community Well-Being and Social Justice
  • Intelligent Manufacturing and Materials Innovation
  • Social Innovation, Disruptive Technologies and the New Economy

 SRP 2020-2025

Strategic Research Plan 2020-2025