Research and Innovation Day: Wednesday, March 20, 2019


Time Activity
9:00 a.m. Registration and set up.
10:00 a.m. Showcase opens and judging begins, James A. Colvin Atrium (London Campus).
1:00 p.m. Presentation of Awards, James A. Colvin Atrium (London campus).

Note: Faculty and staff research posters will be on display from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.


Prizes will be awarded in multiple categories:

Business Award: Innovate - take an invention, idea, product or process to the next level

Industry Award: Invent - design, produce or generate an original idea, process or product

Community Award: Inspire - ignite ideas or provoke meaningful change in the lives of others in our community or beyond

People's Choice: as determind by popular vote at showcase

Entrepreneurship: Implement - open to winners from other categories that are able to demonstrate market readyness. Please contact for more information. 

Judging criteria

All entries will be adjudicated by a panel of judges. Specific criteria will include: format, design, content and appearance of project posters/displays; clarity of the research concepts; and ability of the individual or team members to answer judges' questions about their projects. All decisions of the judges are final.

*Prize amounts represent total cash values. Each cash prize will be divided evenly among all winning team members registered on the Student Entry Form. Prize money will be paid by Fanshawe College by cheque two to three weeks following the event. All prizes are in Canadian dollars