Accelerator Guelph lives up to its name. Of the six teams who graduated from the 2018 Pilot Cohort, three have gone onto running companies. We spoke with these teams to find out how Accelerator Guelph helped them get started. Here’s what they had to say.
Making your work accessible leads to better Academic Partnerships
No matter your field of study, there are benefits to using clear, easily understood language as the starting point for collaborative partnerships. It piques the reader’s interest, conveys clearly potential collaboration benefits, and allows your partner to relate to your project.
Phase 2 Accelerator Guelph company FloNergia was just named one of four clean-tech companies to watch in 2019 by the Globe and Mail.
FloNergia created an airlift pump that reduces energy consumption up to 70% when compared with alternatives for practical use in aquaculture, and potential expansion into aquaponics, hydroponics industries and other markets.
Grant writing is a challenging but necessary part of being a university researcher. To help you through the process, we asked members of the Research Innovation Team to share their top tips for writing grants that win funds.
The University of Guelph has selected Dr. Mansel Griffiths as the 2018 Innovation of the Year Award Winner. Griffiths received the award for pioneering the use of probiotics to reduce the spread of harmful bacteria, enhancing the health and welfare of livestock.
The biopeptide technology has immense potential to improve life for humans as well - ultimately, the technology is intended to expand into human health sciences. Medical doctor Maira Medellin-Peña was also recognized for her contribution to the innovation.
Food Day Canada is an annual celebration of Canadian food, this year falling on August 4, 2018. The University of Guelph regularly pushes the boundaries of food innovation, and to celebrate our country's bounty this year, the Research Innovation Office is enjoying five food items created right here at U of G.
1. Yukon Gold potatoes were first bred at U of G by Gary Johnston in 1966. Read more about Yukon Gold potatoes at U of G.
A University of Guelph professor has been named one of RBC’s top 25 immigrants for 2018.
Mario Monteiro is renowned for his work developing vaccines that have significant impact on human health, two of which – C. difficile and Campylobacter – were developed and patented at the University of Guelph through the Research Innovation Office.
The Research Innovation Office is pleased to invite nominations for the Innovation of the Year Award - 2018.
The University of Guelph has a long history of innovative research that improves life and encourages creativity, innovation, and translation of knowledge for the greatest possible benefit of society. This includes the development of products or services from innovations created at the University.
The University of Guelph has launched Accelerator Guelph to help the university's researchers commercialize their often innovative agri-food ideas
Since university researchers can happen upon some truly innovative ideas in agri-food, the University of Guelph wants to help them get those ideas to market.
The University of Guelph today launched a new initiative to turn cutting-edge agri-food innovations into products and applications that will improve life and help grow the economy.
The announcement was made during an “innovation showcase” that featured leading-edge U of G agri-food projects and was attended by University, industry and government officials, including MP Lloyd Longfield and MPP Liz Sandals.