Performing growth trials to evaluate innovations, technologies,
processes and improvements that impact horticultural crops

Integrated Pest Management trials with
specialist input and strategy expertise

Utilizing Ontario's largest training greenhouse
located on-campus in Niagara-on-the-Lake
Horticultural & Environmental Sciences Innovation Centre (HESIC)

Horticultural & Environmental Sciences
Innovation Centre

Niagara College’s Horticultural & Environmental Sciences Innovation Centre (formerly known as the Agriculture & Environmental Technologies Innovation Centre) specializes in performing growth trials with horticultural crops that evaluate innovations and improvements. We have extensive experience in innovations that are close to commercialization. Our expertise includes assessing technologies, production practices, packaging, media and pots, pest and disease control approaches and more.

Greenhouse Technology Network accepting applications
for applied research

The Greenhouse Technology Network (GTN) has arrived online with the launch of its website and is ready to accept applications for applied research from greenhouses and related technology businesses in southern Ontario. This Niagara College-led initiative (backed by FedDev Ontario) brings together research institutions: Research & Innovation’s Horticultural & Environmental Sciences Innovation Centre (formerly known as the Agriculture & Environmental Technologies Innovation Centre); University of Guelph’s Controlled Environment Research Facility; Vineland Research and Innovation Centre; greenhouse growers and technology providers.  VISIT WEBSITE →

Horticultural & Environmental Sciences Innovation Centre was last modified: September 14th, 2022 by cms007ad

We Specialize In:

  • GROWTH & TECHNOLOGY TRIALS

    • Engaging our experts to evaluate innovations, technologies, processes and improvements that impact horticultural crops
    • Utilizing Ontario’s largest training greenhouse located on-campus in Niagara-on-the-Lake
    • Featuring a controlled-environment agriculture facility and specialized equipment dedicated to cannabis research trials
  • INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES

    • Accessing specialists to provide expertise and input on strategies and approaches for various crops through IPM trials
  • HESIC_CANNABIS

    CANNABIS CULTIVATION

    • Conducting research trials led by experts in the biological and cultural practices of cannabis production
    • Trials include plant nutrition, environment, lighting, climate control, pest control and cultivar selection

Work with us

Niagara College’s Research & Innovation provides real-world solutions for business, industry and the community through innovation activities.
For more information on these opportunities, contact Research & Innovation.