Niagara company rolls out innovative device for people with mobility challenges

The research team for the ARMM project at WAMIC: Allan Spence, PhD, researcher and industry liaison; Yodha Singh, Mechanical Engineering Technology student and former research assistant; Dave McKechnie, laboratory technologist; Daniel Bordenave, Bisep CEO and founder; and Avery Edge, Mechanical Engineering Technology student and former research assistant.   The aging population has a new made-in-Niagara …Continue reading »

POSITION AVAILABLE: Senior Application Specialist with the Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre team

Senior Application Specialist, Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre Niagara College’s Research & Innovation division is seeking an enthusiastic, engaging, and entrepreneurial technical/sales support person as Senior Application Specialist, for the Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre (WAMIC), based out of the Welland Campus. Reporting to the Centre Manager, the Senior Application Specialist, WAMIC, is responsible for …Continue reading »

Ravine’s Lowrey Bros. brand heading to national shelves

“Waste not, want not.” The popular proverb, dating back to the 1700s, is deeply engrained in any farming operation of today. And it’s a philosophy that has been passed down through five generations of working the land at Ravine Vineyard Estate Winery in St. David’s.  The idea of throwing away bruised or marked fruit seems …Continue reading »

Sr. food scientist talks innovation at Summit

Niagara College’s Ana Cristina Vega-Lugo, PhD, senior food scientist with the Canadian Food & Wine Institute (CFWI) Innovation Centre, was a panellist at the 10th Annual Food Regulatory & Quality Assurance Summit in Toronto. Niagara College’s Ana Cristina Vega-Lugo, PhD, senior food scientist with the Canadian Food & Wine Institute (CFWI) Innovation Centre, part of …Continue reading »

Non-alcoholic distilled spirit an innovative first in Canada

  In the nascent zero-alcohol spirits industry, Bob Huitema, of DistillX Beverages Inc., is a pioneer. And with the help from experts at Niagara College’s Canadian Food & Wine Institute (CFWI) Innovation Centre, he has launched Canada’s first-ever non-alcoholic gin. After six months of in-depth market research before engaging with NC’s Research & Innovation division …Continue reading »