On June 3, 2021 the Retail Council of Canada announced the winners of the 28th Canadian Grand Prix New Products Awards, recognizing top products introduced into the Canadian market in 2020.
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The Research Innovation Office at the University of Guelph (U of G), in partnership with the Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance, a collaboration between the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) and the U of G, hosted the Gryphon’s LAAIR Pitch Competition, the highlight of the Research Innovation Festival.
The University of Guelph has a long tradition of innovative research with real-world applications. The results can be found on farms, in labs, and even at the ice cream counter. Almost 100 years ago, Dr. Charles Zavitz developed cereal grains that benefited dairy farmers. Just over 50 years ago, Dr. Garnet Johnston developed the popular Yukon Gold potato, and recently Prof.
Join us Tuesday, May 21st from 2 to 9 p.m. for a Canadian Innovation Week Event in Rozanski Hall at the University of Guelph (50 Stone Road East, Guelph, ON N1G 2W1).
The Research Innovation Office at the University of Guelph (UofG) is pleased to invite you to celebrate innovators who are putting knowledge into action in ways that have a real-world impact!
The 2014 Research Award of Excellence goes to the University of Guelph Green Roof Research Team for their publications of their research on green roof sedum plant production and maintenance. The article titled “Optimal Growing Substrate pH For Five Sedum Species”, published in HortScience in 2013, is the most recent piece of forward-thinking research published by this team.
Gryphon’s LAAIR (Leading to the Accelerated Adoption of Innovative Research) is a program funded by OMAFRA and the U of G designed to support the commercialization of research findings. The Gryphon’s LAAIR funding program aims to take the best research and use it to develop new products which should attract private sector funding, create jobs and make Ontario more competitive.
Winner of the 2015 Green Thumb Award - Asaparbest is a variety from the UofG Asparagus breeding program.