Flourishing success for local agri-food innovator

Pictured with the Hamill’s Microgreens Harvester Dryer: Lucas Howe, Mechanical Engineering student and former Research Assistant with NC’s Research & Innovation division and Al Spence, PhD, Research Lead at the Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre. No longer just a tiny garnish, microgreens — the edible delicacies grown from the seeds of vegetables and herbs — …Continue reading »

National recognition for Niagara College-led network

NC’s Carolyn Mullin, Business Development & Strategic Partnerships for Research & Innovation accepted the award at CARA’s annual conference in Montreal. At its national conference in May, the Canadian Association of Research Administrators (CARA) honoured the Southern Ontario Network for Advanced Manufacturing Innovation (SONAMI), a Niagara College-led consortium, with the Research Partnership Award. The distinction recognizes …Continue reading »

Innovation tours & BBQ a chance to showcase applied research projects

The annual Innovation Tours & BBQ provided an opportunity for all staff and students to learn about the amazing applied research happening within the entire Research & Innovation Division. Students at both the Welland and Niagara-on-the-Lake campuses made presentations and showcased their projects. As a food highlight, everyone got to sample a chocolate brownie recipe …Continue reading »

NSERC announces almost $2 million for Niagara College Technology Access Centre and cannabis research unit

Hamill Machine Co. owner and president Bob Benner (left) credits the Niagara College (NC) partnership for his company’s ability to expand into new markets, and doubling his machine shop and workforce. Pictured with the Microgreens Harvester Dryer: Lucas Howe, Mechanical Engineering student and former Research Assistant with NC’s Research & Innovation division (centre); and James …Continue reading »

POSITION AVAILABLE: Centre Manager, Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre with Research & Innovation team

Centre Manager, WAMIC The Centre Manager, WAMIC for the Technology Access Centre (TAC) in Advanced Manufacturing, is responsible for the day-to-day performance of the Centre to ensure successful outreach, development, implementation, and dissemination of advanced manufacturing technical services. Reporting to the Associate Director, Research and Innovation, this role involves managing the TAC team including the …Continue reading »

WE’RE HIRING: Course-Based Project Manager with Research & Innovation team

Course-Based Project Manager Reporting to the Manager, Business Development & Strategic Partnerships the Course-Based Project Manager leads the growth of the portfolio of course-based project opportunities for Niagara College students across schools and programs. This role involves being responsible for course-based project delivery in existing programs and the expansion into new programs where it supports …Continue reading »