Ontario Centres of Excellence Discovery Conference

Niagara College’s Research & Innovation division was well represented at the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) Discovery conference in Toronto May 13 and 14. The annual innovation-to-commercialization event brings together industry, government, academia, entrepreneurs and students to collaborate.

NC’s centres of excellence include: Agriculture & Environmental Technologies Innovation Centre, introducing the RoamIO Jumbo, an advanced land rover; the Canadian Food & Wine Institute Innovation Centre, featuring the sugar-conscious cookies from industry partner Bald Baker; and the Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre, demonstrating Industry 4.0 solutions.

Each year Discovery unites leading organizations and minds to foster collaboration and innovation across sectors such as manufacturing, health, and digital media. The showcase features expert speakers and panels to discuss leading-edge technologies, best practices and research.