Innovative Products & Product Improvement Projects

Valorization of camelina oil for industrial applications


Lead Applicant: Amar Mohanty

Research Priority: Innovative Products & Product Improvement Projects

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2022/2023

Research Centre:  Ontario Crops Research Station - Simcoe

Evaluating the effects of inclusion of dewatered skim milk and cheese whey on performance of lactating dairy cows


Lead Applicant: Bassim Abbassi

Research Priority: Innovative Products & Product Improvement Projects

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2022/2023

Research Centre: Elora Research Station

Gas lift pumping technology for moving heavy fluids and mixtures in food systems


Lead Applicant: Wael Ahmed

Research Priority: Innovative Products & Product Improvement Projects

Program Type: Gryphon's LAAIR

Funding Cycle: 2021/2022

Research Centre: Alma Aquaculture Research Station

Developing Ontario lager yeasts


Lead Applicant: George van der Merwe

Research Priority: Innovative Products & Product Improvement Projects

Program Type: Gryphon's LAAIR

Funding Cycle: 2021/2022

Research Centre: NA

Market validation through customer-focused sensory analysis of functional bakery goods


Lead Applicant: Lisa Duizer

Research Priority: Innovative Products & Product Improvement Projects

Program Type: Gryphon's LAAIR

Funding Cycle: 2021/2022

Research Centre: NA

Validation and certification of engineered slow-release carbon-sequestering fertilizers


Lead Applicant: Rafael Santos

Research Priority: Animal Health & Welfare

Program Type: Gryphon's LAAIR

Funding Cycle: 2021/2022

Research Centre: NA

Energy-efficient pumping technology for sustainable food production systems


Lead Applicant: Wael Ahmed

Research Priority: Innovative Products & Product Improvement

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2021/2022

Research Centre: NA

Enhancing functionality of potato tuber starch for industrial use by manipulating amylopectin branching frequency


Lead Applicant: Ian Tetlow

Research Priority: Innovative Products & Product Improvement

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2021/2022

Research Centre: NA

Chemical upcycling of agri-food resources to activated carbon


Lead Applicant: Animesh Dutta

Research Priority: Innovative Products & Product Improvement

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2021/2022

Research Centre: NA

Breeding stress tolerant beer yeast strains for enhanced fermentation capacity and product consistency


Lead Applicant: George van der Merwe

Research Priority: Innovative Products & Product Improvement

Program Type: Gryphon's LAAIR

Funding Cycle: 2020/2021

Research Centre: NA

Research Summary: Developing reliable beer yeasts for craft brewing that can withstand challenging brewing environments and be reused (repitched) without sacrificing quality.