Northern College receives over $1.5M to support Innovation Hub

November 18, 2020
Northern College has received an investment of over $1.5M from the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario (FEDNOR) toward the college’s Innovation Hub. Over $1.2M will be used on acquiring state-of-the-art equipment for the Hub, which will increase its research and development capacity, while the remaining $378K will be used to hire additional staff. “With a particular focus on mining technology, the Innovation Hub will focus on leading-edge, automation and advanced manufacturing, robotics and information and communications technology,” stated Northern College President Audrey J Penner. “The funding received on Friday will see our impressive 23,000-square-foot facility provide an experiential learning space to accelerate industry research and product commercialization.” Northern College (ON)