The Applied Research & Innovation annual report is online

See the digital format of our 2015-2016 annual report 

created by Humber students at the link below


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New Cultivate Fund announcement and call for proposals

Applications are now being accepted until Tuesday, October 11. 


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Ministers announce funding for Centre of Technology and Innovation


Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan and Ontario Minister of Advanced Education and

Skill Development announce Humber will receive funding for sustainability and innovation projects.


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416 Automation works with Humber to create the SeatBOT


Electromechanical Engineering Technology students collaborate with
416 Automation Inc. to create an automated tester robot. 


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Spyra fountain redesign


Humber and Crystal Fountains collaborate to redesign
Spyra fountain system.


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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.


On August 30, 2016, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, and the Honourable Deb Matthews, Ontario Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development, visited Humber to deliver news that will help young minds acquire the education they need to build a strong future. It was announced that Humber will receive $24.98-million - a large part of which would be used to create the Centre for Technology and Innovation so that...
For students, it’s an exciting and inspiring opportunity to get out of the classroom and put their skills to work on a project that impacts an industry. Through a collaboration with industry partner 416 Automation Inc., Electromechanical Engineering Technology students Theodor Willert and Joshua Donnelly-Robertson took on an innovative project that let them do just that.   Willert and Donnelly-Robertson worked with...
Crystal Fountains Inc. wants to make a splash with its latest decorative water system and has turned to Humber for ideas. An international leader in decorative fountains with water systems all over the world, Crystal Fountains has offices in Toronto, the Middle East and in Europe.   “Humber offers us access to talented students as well as access to subject matter expertise through the knowledge of the faculty,...

Project Archive

Abstract: Working with Humber students and faculty, RHSP Consulting is developing a workforce-planning application called EasyFTE to service the telecom/contact centre industry, targeting business planners, analysts, and managers. EasyFTE will provide a cost...
Researcher: Nithyakalyani Thayananthan, School of Media Studies & Information Technology
Project Completion Date: April 16, 2016
Abstract: Humber Information Technology Solutions students worked with Livera Sports Inc. to build a proof-of-concept fantasy cricket web platform, Cricket Hero. Cricket Hero will be a unique and innovative website that allows players to play year-round...
Researcher: Razieh Niazi, School of Media Studies & Information Technology
Project Completion Date: April 16, 2016
Abstract: Faculty members Hillary Rexe and Anne Zbitnew worked with a group of students from the Media Foundation program to determine how best to make video content in their courses universally inclusive and accessible. Two workshops, which were created and...
Researcher: Hillary Rexe, School of Media Studies & Information Technology
Project Completion Date: April 16, 2016

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