IZC, NC sign MOU formalizing a ‘magic partnership’ to help tackle food insecurity

Building on multiple projects and several years of work together, International Zeolite Corp. (IZ) and Niagara College’s Horticultural & Environmental Sciences Innovation Centre (HESIC) have announced a formal agreement that will catapult the research relationship to new heights. Along the way, they plan to contribute to methods of increasing food production and therefore the ability …Continue reading »

SoilOptix® attaining global reach thanks in part to collaboration with NC research team

SoilOptix®, a high-definition top-soil mapping company in Ontario, uses precision agriculture technology to help farmers understand and improve the distribution of nutrient and texture in their fields. SoilOptix® is now in a position of obtaining global reach with their technology, in part due to their collaboration with the NC research team through precision agriculture, GIS …Continue reading »

NOW HIRING: Business Research Assistant with our BCIC team

Business Research Assistant The Business Research Assistant will work on several applied research projects assisting small and medium sized businesses to solve real-world problems relating to marketing and promotions. The successful candidate will work individually and as part of the Business & Commercialization Solutions Innovation Centre (BCIC) team to complete project deliverables. Some projects include, …Continue reading »

NOW HIRING: Greenhouse Research Assistant with our HESIC team

Greenhouse Research Assistant Reporting to the Research Project Manager for the Horticultural & Environmental Sciences Innovation Centre (HESIC), the Research Assistant will work with the Greenhouse Research Laboratory Technologist as well as Research and Faculty Leads to oversee plant growth, apply fertilizers/irrigation, etc., and assess and measure growth. The successful candidate will collect data from …Continue reading »

R&I grad recipient of the 2022 Donna Messer Women in Food Industry Management Scholarship Award

Zhansaya Ingkarbek, recipient of the 2022 Donna Messer Scholarship from the Women in Food Industry Association. Niagara College’s Research & Innovation (R&I) would like to congratulate grad Zhansaya Ingkarbek on being the 2022 recipient of the Donna Messer Women in Food Industry Management Scholarship Award. Zhansaya is a graduate of the Culinary Innovation and Food …Continue reading »