Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technologies (CAMDT)

CAMDT exemplifies Sheridan’s leading role as a hub connecting industry, curriculum and applied research. The Centre links companies of all sizes to Sheridan’s advanced manufacturing expertise and equipment, and allows them to explore these tools with the help of Sheridan faculty and students.


CAMDT allows Sheridan College and its collaborators to address the challenges of the manufacturing industry while developing graduates with the skills and practical knowledge to make an immediate and positive impact on the workforce.

CAMDT connects Sheridan's technology and manufacturing partners, local small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and students in manufacturing excellence.

CAMDT Highlights

New Research Projects

2Unify consists of a team of engineers brought together through by their passion for music. In collaboration with the team at CAMDT, 2Unify aims to simplify the guitar tuning process. This research project will work on improving their existing automated smart stand to ensure higher accuracy, easier assembly and a hands-free experience to guitar tuning. Next generation 2unify stands will be able to tune any stringed instrument for musicians and music institutions.

Dapasoft is an expert in healthcare integration and aims to provide an innovative solution to help the public adhere to COVID-19 quarantine guidelines. In the rapidly evolving pandemic, they will utilize CAMDT’s cutting-edge technology to develop a geotracking wearable wristband.

CleanAir.AI is building an advanced air filter for residential HVAC systems, this filter's name is ALVI. ALVI provides its users with cleaner air, more efficiently while keeping them connected and informed about the air that they are breathing. In partnership with CAMDT they will explore the integration of UV light in ALVI to simultaneously monitor filter life while destroying harmful bacteria and viruses

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Sheridan and Coke Canada Bottling collaborate to provide face shields for food bank volunteers across Canada

After identifying an increased need for personal protective equipment for food bank volunteers across the country, Coke Canada Bottling has collaborated with Sheridan College’s Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technologies (CAMDT) to design, develop, and manufacture 500 face shields to be distributed to food banks across the country. The shields provide an added layer of protection for volunteers who work tirelessly in support of Canadians in need.

Premier Ford and Ministers tour Davis Campus to see contributions of Sheridan’s people to COVID-19 relief efforts

Premier Doug Ford, along with Ross Romano, Minister of Colleges and Universities, and Prabmeet Sarkaria, MPP for Brampton South and Associate Minister of Small Business and Red Tape Reduction, visited Sheridan College’s Davis Campus in Brampton. The delegation toured two spaces operating under enhanced safety measures that are being used to support COVID-19 relief efforts.

Sheridan and Coca-Cola partner on fabrication of protective cashier shields for Ontario small businesses

Sheridan College’s Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technologies (CAMDT) and Coca-Cola are marking the launch of a partnership that addresses the needs of small, independently owned businesses looking to improve the consumer confidence in their operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Using state-of-the-art equipment at CAMDT, a Sheridan team has rapidly fabricated protective countertop shields for distribution to businesses in need across Ontario.


SONAMI and its Partner Institutions are engaged in special projects that contribute to the fight against COVID-19 Virus. If you have an initiative that will directly support the goals of preventing the spread and supporting the treatment of those who are already ill, please contact us immediately to explore this opportunity.

Innovate with the Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technologies

The Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technologies (CAMDT) connects industry, curriculum and applied research. The Centre provides innovation support to their industry partners, fostering collaboration.


Sheridan’s CAMDT is a part of a network of colleges and one university, who, through their respective Research and Innovation Centres, are collaborating with small- and medium-sized companies to turn innovations into commercialized products.

SONAMI leverages faculty, students and state-of-the-market equipment, together with funding from the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, to support manufacturing in southern Ontario.

Research Areas & Equipment

  • Additive Manufacturing

    3D scanning and prototyping, Metal and plastic printing and finishing, Design

  • Simulation & Modelling

    Computational flow dynamics, Finite element analysis, Process simulation, Advanced 3D modelling

  • Digital Fabrication

    Multi-axis CNC, Waterjet cutting, Laser cutting, Metrology

  • Automation

    Advanced robotics, Process design and optimization, Sensor integration

  • Design

    Product design and optimization, Reverse engineering

Additional Information


Partner with CAMDT

Sheridan College has a framework for applied research activities guidelines for usage of resources as well as project management support for researchers and industry partners.

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CAMDT connects Sheridan’s technology and manufacturing partners, local small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and students in manufacturing excellence.