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Clear Language Unlocks Doors

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.

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Globe and Mail identifies FloNergia as a company to watch in 2019

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.

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Tips for Grant Writing Success

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.

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Innovative biopeptide technology wins Innovation of the Year Award

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.

Celebrating food items created at U of G for Food Day Canada

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.

Innovation of the Year Award - 2018

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.