Canadian Innovation News Winter 2018

Trailblazers

Trailblazers features Canada’s top innovators, including entrepreneurs, researchers, firms, organizations and other exceptional talent.

STEAM Horizon Awards for Canadian Youth Studying in STEM

Do you know a young person who is often described as a leader, an achiever, or an innovator? Do they have limitless drive, ambition,...

Bioindustrial Innovation Canada partners with Italian “Green Chemistry” cluster

Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Italian Technology Cluster of “Green Chemistry” (SPRING), a non-profit association whose members operate in Italy’s...

Fanshawe College opens new advanced research centre in biotechnology

Fanshawe College in London, Ontario, opened its new Centre for Advanced Research and Innovation in Biotechnology (CARIB) on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. The centre...

From Key Punching to Computer Science

The critically-acclaimed 2016 movie Hidden Figures tells the story of the crucial yet unrecognized contributions made by women to NASA’s early Project Mercury and Gemini Space flights. While researching...

Applied Research Comes of Age

Applied Research Comes of Age contains stories and messages from colleges and institutes across Canada, including details of leading-edge student projects, state-of-the-art facilities available for use by industry and innovative solutions being co-created by students, faculty and companies.

VIU’S Canada research chair focused on “future proofing” shellfish

Climate change is one of the biggest threats to shellfish populations and sustainable shellfish farming in Canada and worldwide. In British Columbia, ocean acidification caused by...

Closing the gap between education, clinical practice and research at The Michener Institute...

In early 2016, The Michener Institute of Applied Health Sciences integrated with University Health Network (UHN), which encompasses four Toronto teaching hospitals. This idea of...

Research project provides energy efficiencies for mill and leading-edge skills for Georgian grad

Samuel Cooney, recent graduate of the Mechanical Engineering Technology program at Georgian College in Barrie, Ontario, is wrapping up a research project that’s impacting...

Work-integrated learning and the student experience

When Jacob Woods enrolled in a 2-year Energy Sustainability Engineering Technology diploma program at Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC), he did so looking for a rewarding and stable career in...

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