Niagara College is responding to an urgent need to protect the health and safety of the community, and those on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. The College has an assortment of in-demand supplies earmarked for local healthcare – including made-in-Niagara solutions created right on its campuses in both Welland and Niagara-on-the-Lake. Initiatives include …Continue reading »

R&I part of Niagara College team helping front-line healthcare

From right: Katie McQuestion (Campus Safety and Emergency Management Coordinator), Pam Skinner (Senior Vice President, Corporate Services), and Gordon Maretzki (Centre Manager, Advanced Manufacturing, Niagara College Research & Innovation, gather in front of the Applied Health Institute at NC’s Welland Campus on April 2 to help load boxes containing more than 30,000 personal protective equipment …Continue reading »

NC industry partner wins top prize for medical technology innovation

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. Research & Innovation industry partner Bisep Inc. has …Continue reading »

Research team in spotlight at OFVC

Niagara College’s Research & Innovation division was well represented at this year’s Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention in February. Known as Canada’s premier horticultural event, the annual conference brings together researchers, producers, industry experts, associations and educators. In its 18th year, the two-day event features world-class expert speakers, tradeshow exhibitors and network opportunities. R&I had …Continue reading »

Testing a pioneering organic silica product

(left) Greg Marsh, president at Northern Hemp Specialists, is with Laurie Zuber, horticulture technologist with NC’s Commercial Cannabis Program. Northern Hemp Specialists is aiming to “greatly advance” the cannabis and hemp industries with its silica-based organic product. Once the growing trial by Niagara College cannabis students is complete, the Huntsville-based start-up is hoping to show …Continue reading »