Unlock Your Big Idea pitch competition


Peel Region partnership with HumberLaunch supports aspiring entrepreneurs

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Humber helps companies respond to business and innovation challenges


VEBTA 2015-16 projects successfully wrap up.


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ARI Summer 2016 funding announcement

Applied Research & Innovation is pleased to announce the

Summer 2016 funding recipients!


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Crystal Fountains industrial design competition

Second-year industrial design students participate in

fountain design competition.


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Chrysalis Yoga and Humber collaborate on study of the benefits of yoga

ESLM graduate Joanna Marra recently completed her role as a research assistant

evaluating the physical and mental health benefits of yoga


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Applied Research & Innovation supports collaboration, applied research, and innovation at Humber and in the community.

With opportunities to work with industry partners, community organizations, and faculty members, Humber students complement their education with real-world experiences.

Applied research activities enable faculty members to make active contributions to their area of expertise and provide enriched learning experiences for their students.

Industry and community partners work with highly qualified faculty members and enthusiastic students on applied research projects that help advance partner goals and objectives.


The Unlock Your Big Idea pitch competition did far more than launch the business ideas of several promising young entrepreneurs. The event revealed the beginnings of a new entrepreneurial landscape for the Western GTA that highlighted the abilities of the Peel Region Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs, including HumberLaunch.   The winners of the Unlock Your Big Idea pitch competition were announced May 5. Fourteen finalists, chosen...
Image is everything. And that means digitally.   For small businesses wanting to grow, developing and maintaining a dynamic online presence is critical to success. But creating a vibrant website that turns visitors into customers isn’t easy. Keeping a website fresh and interacting with customers online and through social media are also crucial. Otherwise, say goodbye to repeat customers and a strong brand. But most...
Humber’s second-year Industrial Design students flooded Crystal Fountains Inc. with innovative ideas thanks to an industrial design competition.   Crystal Fountains, an international leader with elaborate decorative fountains around the world and with offices in Toronto, the Middle East and Europe, was seeking new design concepts that would make their fountain systems more aesthetically pleasing when not in use. Dubbing...

Project Archive

Abstract: Humber has developed a free drop-in centre to provide math support and assisted more than 8,000 students in the Fall 2013 semester. The objective of this study was to quantitatively and qualitatively assess the current learner-support model used by...
Researcher: Cameron Redsell-Montgomerie, School of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Project Completion Date: June 19, 2015
Abstract: This project was a study of youth engagement, which involves youth leadership and decision-making in programs and organizations, and positive youth development. Youth may be engaged in organizations through youth councils, advocacy projects, peer...
Researcher: Heather Ramey, School of Social & Community Services
Project Completion Date: August 18, 2014
Abstract: Small to medium-sized business (SMB) owners and entrepreneurs have atypical schedules and lifestyles, as their daily activities are primarily focused on the growth and maintenance of their businesses. When they seek business-related insight or...
Researcher: Bernie Monette, School of Media Studies & Information Technology
Project Completion Date: July 30, 2014

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