Our COIs will be innovation catalysts, solving real-world problems, accelerating new concepts, developing new applications and preparing our graduates to drive progress and performance in an era of unprecedented change.
For more than 50 years Humber has been a leader in polytechnic education, graduating independent thinkers with practical skills and hands-on work experience. Now we’re taking creative problem-solving to the next level.
Humber's COI network will bring together talented people with the insight, imagination and skills to put ideas into action.
We are collaborating in exciting new ways, bringing a unique perspective to challenges and opportunities. Our COI teams will examine problems from many different angles, leveraging their diverse backgrounds and industry expertise to disrupt traditional thinking and design creative, user-centred solutions.
Humber's COIs are focused in five areas of proven strength and industry sector growth:
Our COI network will bridge the gap between innovation and application, concepts and commercialization.
Several best-in-class buildings will strengthen our innovation ecosystem, providing flexible, technology-enabled spaces for exploring, learning, making and knowledge-sharing.
Supported by exceptional resources:
The chart shows how the COI concept works in an interconnected way. The COI Network, connects outward to Academic Faculties along with Applied Research and Innovation to support the five Centres of Innovation.
A single point of contact makes it easy to access the extensive resources of our COIs. Each initiative will be led by a hand-selected team of faculty, students and industry experts with the right blend of knowledge and industry-relevant experience to deliver results.
We strengthen communities by:
We support businesses by providing:
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Our partners include:
To make a contribution or to learn more about Humber Centres of Innovation, please contact:
Darren Lawless, Ph.D.
Dean, Applied Research & Innovation
416-675-6622 ext. 4525