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Industry Projects

In Spring and Summer terms, multidisciplinary teams of four to six students take on applied technology-focused projects to develop prototypes or applications from concept to deliverable.

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Take your ideas forward

When you partner with Centre for Digital Media, we pair your expertise with a multidisciplinary team of four to six students to explore applied technology-focused challenges in search of innovative results.

How does it work?

You can propose projects that span various industries, academic and research, not-for-profits, or community-focused initiatives. Under the guidance of faculty subject matter experts, you’ll work with a diverse team of students on a 12-week project that follows industry-standard development processes.

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Easing Access to Pain Care in Rural/Remote Communities

Building trust between individuals and BC's healthcare system together with Providence Health Care. Learn more

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Narrative Driven VR Game

Testing the mechanics and developing a prototype VR narrative-driven game with Hammer and Tong. Learn more

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Inventory Tracking System

Improving the visualization of data to improve ProShop ERP's client's inventory management workflow. Learn more

Tap into our faculty’s insights

Your projects also include access to our faculty, who have decades of combined experience in the creative technology fields. They will guide the teams and be available for you to leverage their insights for your projects.

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Submit a project

Interested in partnering with Centre for Digital Media on a project? Contact industry@thecdm.ca for more information. Ready to submit a project proposal? Let's chat!

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Timeline

Spring Term (January to April) - Proposals are due October 31

Summer Term (May to August) - Proposals are due February 28



Dec 2024 (Cohort 18)

BC Children's Hospital (BCCH) and Sunny Hill Health Centre, world-renowned for...
Injuries to the upper body in adolescents can result in the loss of mobility...
In Canada, long-term care homes are grappling with critical staff shortages...

Dec 2022 (Cohort 16)

British Columbia is a province that is largely made up of rural and remote...
The CyberPatient™ Authoring Tool (CP™ AT) project aims to develop a case...

Dec 2021 (Cohort 15)

For doctors and 3D technology program team at the BC Children's hospital (BCCH)...
Working in collaboration with UBC CPD, HI-BC's goal is to create a real-time...
Vestibular Disorders are medical conditions that affect the vestibular system...

Dec 2020 (Cohort 14)

In collaboration with CBS, Team Lifesavers hope to present an innovative digital...
The HIVE from UBC's Faculty of Medicine provides remote digital tools for...
Loneliness is a profound human condition that we all experience, and yet we so...
In close collaboration with JIBC, Team LifesaVR is designing, planning and...
To develop clinical medical tele-simulation using virtual reality. Through...
Team True Blood is developing a Virtual Reality Game to help its client...

Dec 2019 (Cohort 13)

Unfortunately, racism and discrimination towards First Nations people continues...
Team Purpose: The purpose of BrainBros team is to create an engaging game that...
Team Mannequin is working with CanHealth International to build a 3D simulation...
Gamification of education can have a positive impact on engaging students. The...
Viva la Vida's mission is to help students adopt a healthy lifestyle by...
Team Fitcraft Lab, is helping Creative Labs (CL) to connect physical activities...
Team Riveter is working with University of Toronto Director Susan Glover...

Dec 2018 (Cohort 12)

Team No Brainer is building a Virtual Reality experience for health...
The HAVEN team will undergo a 13 week project cycle to build a mindfulness...
Friend 2 Friend, a client of Archiact, is looking to create a virtual reality...
Utilization of Augmented/Virtual reality technology to develop independent and...

Dec 2016 (Cohort 10)

Our project goal is a unique one: develop a web based authoring tool to help...

Dec 2015 (Cohort 9)

In conjunction with the UBC eHealth Strategy office, team Digital Style will...
Ronald McDonald House is a charitable organization that helps shelter sick...