Category Archives: Food & Beverage Innovation Centre

Funding for Niagara College’s Food & Beverage Innovation Centre will support businesses to develop and market new beverages

Niagara College is excited to share that the Food & Beverage Innovation Centre (FBIC) will receive funding of up to $200,000 from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP). This support will help FBIC deliver services to small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to de-risk innovation in new beverage product development, which includes prototyping, food safety guidance, testing, and producing marketable … Continue reading Funding for Niagara College’s Food & Beverage Innovation Centre will support businesses to develop and market new beverages »

FBIC one of many partners focused on collaboration in recent webinar

In February, the Food & Beverage Innovation Centre (FBIC) team participated in the Conference Board of Canada’s Council for Innovation and Commercialization virtual meeting focused on collaboration. Industry collaboration for R&D and innovation takes various forms depending on the type of organization you work within; FBIC works in Academic-Industry Collaboration, which focuses on applied research and supporting industry growth through practical applications to assist companies … Continue reading FBIC one of many partners focused on collaboration in recent webinar »

R&I alumni brews up a passion for all things beer, distilling and spirits

Gaurab Devkota is a 2022 graduate of the Artisan Distilling program, as well as a 2023 graduate of the International Business Management program. He worked with the Food & Beverage Innovation Centre as a Distillery Research Assistant from October 2021 to April 2022. He now works at Collective Arts Brewing as a Senior Brewer. Read on to learn about his journey to success. What year did … Continue reading R&I alumni brews up a passion for all things beer, distilling and spirits »

Now Hiring: Beverage Production Assistant with the FBIC team (closing date: Jan. 29)

Beverage Production Assistant The successful candidate will be enrolled in the Brewmaster and Brewery Operations Management, Winery and Viticulture, Artisan Distilling, or related beverage program.  As a Brewery Production Assistant, you will have the opportunity to assist with beverage processing and product development projects, within a research team environment, with the Food and Beverage Innovation Centre. See the full Brewery/Beverage Research Assistant job posting and apply today. … Continue reading Now Hiring: Beverage Production Assistant with the FBIC team (closing date: Jan. 29) »

Position Available: Food & Beverage Research Technician with our FBIC team

Located at the Daniel J. Patterson campus in Niagara-on-the-Lake, the Food & Beverage Innovation Centre (FBIC) offers a full suite of services to support industry innovation and commercialization of new products and processes. Food & Beverage Research Technician The Food & Beverage Research Technician will work with the Scientific Manager, Research Program Manager, Lab Technologists, Research Leads, Research Assistants, and Industry Partners in operations involving the development … Continue reading Position Available: Food & Beverage Research Technician with our FBIC team »

Position Available: Food Science Laboratory Research Assistant with our FBIC team

Located at the Daniel J. Patterson campus in Niagara-on-the-Lake, the Food & Beverage Innovation Centre (FBIC) offers a full suite of services to support industry innovation and commercialization of new products and processes. Food Science Laboratory Research Assistant The Laboratory Research Assistant will be enrolled in any Niagara College program located on the Daniel J. Patterson Campus. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to … Continue reading Position Available: Food Science Laboratory Research Assistant with our FBIC team »