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.
Fanshawe Industry Research Showcase
This new event highlights the support Fanshawe provides to the regional economy through R&D and applied research.
The showcase will feature industry R&D projects that the Centre for Research and Innovation (CRI) has supported throughout the past year as well as presentations from Fanshawe student research assistants on their participation in these projects. We are also featuring elevator pitches from students and faculty showcasing their research involving non-academic partners in the regional community.
It promises to be an exciting event highlighting Fanshawe's expertise and contributions towards the local and regional economies.
Wednesday, April 5 | 1-3 p.m.
Hosted online via Zoom | Click here to register
Plant Health and Nutrition
Learn more about plant health and nutrition. This session will cover information about biology, transgenics, improving plant quality, and cannabis cultivation!
Date: March 7, 2 - 3 P.M.
Presented by: Haleh Hashemi, PhD., Genetic Engineering Biotechnologist
Registration open now - click here to complete your registration
Extraction and Purification Processes in the Food Industry
- Istok Nahtigal, M.Sc., C.Chem., Manager, Industry Projects and Research
- Sahar Samimi, PhD., Process Engineering Scientist
Date: April 14
Registration: coming soon!
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