Flourishing success for local agri-food innovator

Pictured with the Hamill’s Microgreens Harvester Dryer: Lucas Howe, Mechanical Engineering student and former Research Assistant with NC’s Research & Innovation division and Al Spence, PhD, Research Lead at the Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre. No longer just a tiny garnish, microgreens — the edible delicacies grown from the seeds of vegetables and herbs — …Continue reading »

National recognition for Niagara College-led network

NC’s Carolyn Mullin, Business Development & Strategic Partnerships for Research & Innovation accepted the award at CARA’s annual conference in Montreal. At its national conference in May, the Canadian Association of Research Administrators (CARA) honoured the Southern Ontario Network for Advanced Manufacturing Innovation (SONAMI), a Niagara College-led consortium, with the Research Partnership Award. The distinction recognizes …Continue reading »

Innovation tours & BBQ a chance to showcase applied research projects

The annual Innovation Tours & BBQ provided an opportunity for all staff and students to learn about the amazing applied research happening within the entire Research & Innovation Division. Students at both the Welland and Niagara-on-the-Lake campuses made presentations and showcased their projects. As a food highlight, everyone got to sample a chocolate brownie recipe …Continue reading »

NSERC announces almost $2 million for Niagara College Technology Access Centre and cannabis research unit

Hamill Machine Co. owner and president Bob Benner (left) credits the Niagara College (NC) partnership for his company’s ability to expand into new markets, and doubling his machine shop and workforce. Pictured with the Microgreens Harvester Dryer: Lucas Howe, Mechanical Engineering student and former Research Assistant with NC’s Research & Innovation division (centre); and James …Continue reading »