CRI (The Centre for Research & Innovation at Fanshawe College) has the in-house expertise and facilities, as well as the connections through our well-connected network, to drive leading-edge solutions to real-world problems.
CRI aims to accelerate new product development, encourage knowledge sharing and technology transfer in the food sector, and promote the development of a network within the industry.
- product development
- manufacturing process
- quality assurance
- product testing
- cannabis research license
We offer our technology and expertise on a per project or per-sample basis. Funding is available for eligible projects.
- fats, carbohydrates, protein, sugars, vitamins, minerals and trace elements
- food tracibility (PCR)
- food/product shelf life
- beverage fermentations
- CO2 extraction
- spray drying
- encapsulation of ingredients
- cannabis research
Fanshawe College’s Centre for Applied Research and Innovation in Biotechnology (CARIB) labs are the new collaborative hub for industry-led research in food science, innovation and processing.
Designed to accelerate new product development, encourage knowledge sharing and technology transfer in the food sector, and promote the development of a network within the industry.
CARIB supports the bioeconomy by working on projects to reduce waste along the food production supply chain, and provide solutions to agriculture.
CARIB answers the need to produce more food products that are more nutritious, while reducing environmental impact. This includes research in cannabis processing through our cannabis research license.
View the CARIB info sheet.
Sustainable Buildings and Automation
Our campus wide Living Lab provides a unique environment for companies to iteratively design and test building IoT products that will help reshape the management and sustainability of buildings.