Culinary trends revealed at NC’s Niagara Food & Beverage Innovation Summit

Global culinary expert Christine Couvelier was a keynote speaker at the Niagara Food & Beverage Innovation Summit at Niagara College on October 23. World-class chef Christine Couvelier, a culinary executive and founder of Culinary Concierge, brought her culinary crystal ball to the Niagara Food & Beverage Innovation Summit at Niagara College on October 23 at …Continue reading »

NC’s Niagara Food & Beverage Innovation Summit a sell-out success

A sold-out crowd of innovators in the food and beverage space assembled at Niagara College’s Niagara-on-the-lake campus on October 23 for the Niagara Food & Beverage Innovation Summit. The one-day event was hosted by the Canadian Food & Wine Institute (CFWI) Innovation Centre, part of the Research & Innovation division. Product developers and business owners …Continue reading »

Where are they now?: Jason Wright

Jason Wright is a 2018 graduate of Niagara College’s Mechanical Engineering Technology (Co-op) program and was a Technical Services Research Assistant at the Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre for the Research & Innovation division for one year. Jason has been employed with Burloak Technologies in Oakville as a Process Designer since November 2018. Tell us …Continue reading »

New WAMIC Centre Manager big on solutions

With more than 30 years in the small manufacturing arena, Gordon Maretzki, the new Centre Manager at the Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre (WAMIC), has had to be multi-disciplined, assuming roles of design engineer, innovator, fabricator, market evaluator, and business owner.   Prior to arriving at Niagara College in 2016 as a WAMIC Researcher and …Continue reading »

Innovative medical technology for aging population

Niagara College’s engineering research team has helped a local company get its innovative medical technology to market and start helping an aging population regain their freedom of movement. Bisep Inc., a Niagara Falls-based innovation start-up, is the brainchild of CEO and founder Daniel Bordenave. His invention – a device that connects a patient’s wheelchair to …Continue reading »

Smart technology for the bathtub

The engineering research team at Niagara College has helped a leading plumbing products manufacturer and distributor further its innovative smart-drain prototype. Once commercialized, the bathtub device will allow users to close and open the drain – for filling and emptying – using smart technology. For this device, the market is primarily for seniors or people …Continue reading »