Join CRI for any of our upcoming events to discover how we remove barriers to growth for emerging businesses through our industry-driven R&D capabilities.
Research & Innovation Day (RID)
Research and Innovation Day (RID) is CRI’s annual research showcase event. It highlights award-winning research projects conducted by Fanshawe students and faculty, as well as updates on the latest industry-driven research projects that CRI has undertaken in the last year.
RID 2022 was hosted virtually on March 18, 2022. To view the showcased research projects at any time, visit the RID webpage.
Nurturing the Food Startup Economy - presented by CRI and The Grove
Nurturing the Food Startup Economy was hosted in-person and also live-streamed from The Grove at Western Fair District on April 28, 2022.
The event featured presentations from startups in the agri-food industry based at The Grove who have partnered with Fanshawe College's Centre for Research & Innovation (CRI) on research & development projects to take their businesses to exciting growth opportunities.
The audience heard about what startups are doing to overcome challenges in the industry, toured the expanding facilities at The Grove, and learned more about how partnerships across the London region are removing barriers for small-medium sized enterprises.
- Kelvin Van Rijn, founder, The Fritter Shop
- Nick Spina, CEO, LiveFit Foods
- John Kelly, CEO, Food to Market
- Michael Dales, RH Accelerator
- Denise Dewar, Innovation Advisor, Bioenterprise Canada
- Denise Allen, BBA, MBA, MM, President & CEO: Food Producers of Canada