Food scientists develop superfood products

In the midst of a global health crisis, one industry partner continues to deliver healthy superfoods to the market.   Miski Organics’ most recent offering: a vegan, gluten-free pancake-waffle mix, a product developed with the food science expertise of Niagara College’s Canadian Food & Wine Institute (CFWI) Innovation Centre.  “The pancake and waffle mix is in the market already, and despite the pandemic, is moving well,” says …Continue reading »

Judging for Canadian Brewing Excellence

As lab technologist at the CFWI Innovation Centre, Kelly Byer manages Niagara College’s research labs. Niagara College’s Kelly Byer, research laboratory technologist at the Canadian Food & Wine Institute (CFWI) Innovation Centre, had the recent privilege of lending her expertise as a judge in the 2021 Canadian Brewing Awards – the country’s national competition for judging the …Continue reading »

NOW HIRING: Mechanical Engineering Research Assistant (Sr. Co-op) position available with our WAMIC team

Mechanical Engineering Research Assistant (Co-op) The Mechanical Engineering Research Assistant will have a comprehensive skill set to work with the Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre team, Faculty Leads and Industry Partners on a variety of time-sensitive projects. The successful candidate may work on research projects or technical services in Additive manufacturing, Product Design & Development, …Continue reading »

POSITION AVAILABLE: Greenhouse Research Assistant position available with our AETIC team

Greenhouse Research Assistant Reporting to the Research Project Manager for the Agriculture & Environmental Technologies Innovation Centre (AETIC), 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 »

Grad returns to help next generation of professionals

During her studies at Niagara College’s Bachelor of Business Administration (International Commerce and Global Development) program, Adriann Knight spent six months as a research assistant with the Business & Commercialization Solutions (BCS) team at Research & Innovation. After graduating in 2017, she was hired as a business information officer for the City of St. Catharines. …Continue reading »