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RIO Recruiting for Market Research Assistant

Student Employment Opportunity - Summer 2022

Working closely with the Technology Transfer Manager, Germplasm, the incumbent will conduct an industry overview (farm to fork value chain analysis focused on the industry within Ontario) for up to three agricultural crops within Ontario. The analysis will include both primary and secondary market research and the information will be used to inform future intellectual property and marketing strategy within the germplasm portfolio of the Research Innovation Office.

FloNergia team pictured at tradeshow

FloNergia’s Five Year Journey with U of G

FloNergia is making waves in the aquaculture and water purification sectors with energy efficient airlift pumps that were created using the research of Dr. Wael Ahmed. Even before this Canadian start-up incorporated in 2016, the Research Innovation Office (RIO) was actively supporting Dr. Ahmed and FloNergia to help them to navigate toward success. Today – just five years after formation – FloNergia is a global company with distributors in North and South America, Europe and Asia.

Good Business Sense Helps Put Research on the Market

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Vaccine licence a “win-win” for University and industry

By age 17, he was buying and selling stocks. That’s also when he began buying and fixing up cars for resale, starting with a 1972 Gremlin — without a door — that he bought for $50.

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