A ‘crackling’ prototype

Niagara College won’t go breaking any ‘hearts’ this Valentine’s Day. That’s because its Research & Innovation team has discovered a way to automate the process of cracking delicious heartnuts without breaking their heart-shaped shells or kernels! After a 20-year search for a mechanized ‘heartnut sheller,’ local industry partner Grimo Nut Nursery has found new hope Read more »

Niagara College celebrating 50 years of growth and innovation

Top photo (from left to right): Member of Parliament Donald Tolmie, Member of Provincial Parliament Ellis Morningstar, Niagara College board of governors chairperson Ivan Buchanan, Niagara College president George Bowen, Welland Mayor Allan Pietz, and St. Catharines Mayor Mackenzie Chown, officiated at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Mackenzie Building at the Welland campus of Niagara Read more »

$500 cash prize to winning team in a ‘Dragons’ Den’ style pitch

Budding entrepreneurs will have their opportunity staring Friday, January 27 to pitch their solution to address global agriculture and food challenges at Niagara College’s Agri-Food Startup Weekend. Modelled after Google’s well known Startup Weekend, the college’s ncTakeoff program with sponsorship by Meridian will host teams of participants to prepare and present solutions in a ‘Dragons’ Read more »