Niagara College’s Research & Innovation division to create Greenhouse Technology Network

NC’s Marc Nantel, PhD, vice-president of research, innovation and strategic initiatives, addresses local politicians, industry representatives and Niagara community members at a special announcement at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus Sept. 3. NC will receive $5 million in FedDev Ontario funding to create a new Greenhouse Technology, anchored at the trailblazing NOTL campus. A new network for …Continue reading »

Marotta Family Innovation Complex set to advance agri-food industry

College president Dan Patterson joins college staff, the Marotta family, politicians and guests in cutting the ribbon for the grand opening of the new Marotta Family Innovation Centre on September 3, 2019. It’s the beginning of a new era for research and innovation in Niagara’s agri-food industry, with the opening of Niagara College’s latest addition …Continue reading »

Niagara Food & Beverage Summit on Oct 23

  The Canadian Food & Wine Institute Innovation Centre will host the Niagara Food & Beverage Summit on Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019 at the Niagara-on-the-Lake campus. The event will discuss previous, current, and future trends in the food and beverage industry and make educated conclusions with industry experts. This event is an opportunity for thought …Continue reading »

Turning squash seconds into value-added product

Fans of spaghetti squash will soon have a new option that is both sustainable and convenient, thanks to major growers Can-AM Pepper Company and ingenuity provided by the research team at the Canadian Food & Wine Institute (CFWI) Innovation Centre at Niagara College. The par-baked, frozen spaghetti squash can be prepared in as little as …Continue reading »

Kristine Canniff: creating a legacy of inspiring others

It’s known as the Pygmalion effect – a prominent concept demonstrating that people are influenced by the expectations put upon them. This phenomenon, proven by psychologists in classroom and corporate settings, shows that others will do better when more is expected of them. Think self-fulfilling prophecy. For Kristine Canniff, Project Manager at Niagara College’s Canadian Food …Continue reading »