Energy, Mining and Environment Research Centre

We deliver advanced technology to Canada's energy and mining sectors by transforming scientific discoveries into applications for industry. Our research and technology development brings the latest innovations in clean energy, advanced mining technologies and environmental remediation to Canadian industry.

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Why work with us

Our experts work along the entire technology readiness scale, from fundamental research, to technology development and scale-up, to prototyping and field testing. We can leverage our relationships within the NRC and with our R&D collaborators to create both outstanding science and impactful industry-relevant solutions.

We serve and collaborate with a wide range of organizations from all parts of the energy, mining and environment sectors, including:

  • Small and medium sized enterprises
  • Large companies, including multinationals
  • Research organizations
  • Universities and colleges
  • Government departments, including federal, provincial/territorial, municipal

The NRC's business models are flexible and depend on the nature of each specific project/initiative:

  • Specialized technical services, capitalizing on our unique facilities and expertise.
  • Customized research services to address your specific technical challenges
  • Collaborative research projects
  • Multi-client initiatives, where several organizations have common objectives
  • Licensing of NRC-developed technology