Applied Research/Technology Report Contest

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The Canadian Technology Accreditation Board (CTAB) is pleased to announce the details of the 2019 National Contest. The contest is open to all students in their final year of a CTAB or TAC accredited Applied Science or Engineering Technology program.

Criteria: Applied Research/Technology Reports can be individual or team projects (maximum of four authors). Reports (min 3000 words) must clearly demonstrate research abilities, analysis of a problem, original design, calculations, graphical communications, project management applications, estimating and conclusions in accordance with the National Technology Benchmarks®

Limitations: one submission per accredited program. Nomination Form must be signed by the Dean or Academic Chair.

Judging: All submissions will be reviewed by a CTAB Contest Committee. Judging will be based on: originality, complexity, academic rigour, innovation, conclusions and overall presentation format. Judge decisions are final.

Format: One copy (pdf) sent via email to ggriffith@cctt.ca. If the electronic file size is greater than 6 Mbytes please post to an online drive (e.g. Google Drive or DropBox) (in pdf format).
                Projects should be submitted in a single file format, otherwise they may be rejected.

The Top Five Finalists will be announced by September 30, 2019

Confidentiality: All submissions received will be treated as Confidential and will not be copied or reproduced in any manner. **NEW** in order to showcase the significant work produced by our graduating Technologists, CTAB reserves the right to publish the winning reports on the CTAB website.

Prizes:

1st Place: $1,000
2nd Place: $500
3rd Place: $250

Schedule:

  • May 16, 2019 - Contest Forms issued to all Educational Agencies
  • June 28, 2019 - Submission deadline
  • Fall 2019 - Winners announced following CTAB Board Mtg

For more information, please contact:
Accreditation Program Manager
Canadian Technology Accreditation Board
2197 Riverside Dr., Suite 301
Ottawa, ON K1H 7X3
ggriffith@cctt.ca