LOYALIST COLLEGE RECEIVES GOVERNMENT OF ONTARIO FUNDING FOR CANNABIS TISSUE CULTURE PROJECT

July 8, 2021

Belleville, Ontario, July 8, 2021 – Loyalist College has been awarded funding by the Ontario Centre of Innovation (OCI), through the province’s Voucher for Innovation and Productivity (VIP) program, to conduct a two-year ‘Process Optimization for Production of Cannabis Starter Plants from Tissue Culture’ project with Apollo Green.   “The outcome of this exciting applied [...]

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LOYALIST COLLEGE AND OLDS COLLEGE SIGN AGRICULTURE APPLIED RESEARCH AND PROGRAMMING MOU

June 15, 2021

Olds, Alberta and Belleville, Ontario, June 15, 2021 – Unifying key agriculture applied research, education and training across the country, Loyalist College and Olds College have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work together to advance Canadian agriculture.   Together Loyalist College and Olds College will establish new and enhanced work-integrated learning opportunities for students between the [...]

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Loyalist College to advance regional business development with new applied research and innovation office

May 6, 2021

Belleville, Ontario, May 6, 2021 – Loyalist College announced the creation of a new Applied Research and Innovation Office (ARIO), which will support the College in driving economic development through industry partnerships, applied research, innovation and entrepreneurship. The ARIO will bring the College’s existing Applied Research department under the purview of External Relations and Business Development, [...]

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LOYALIST COLLEGE RECEIVES ITS FIRST MITACS ACCELERATE FUNDING AWARDS

March 9, 2021

Belleville, Ontario, March 9, 2021 – Loyalist College’s Applied Research Centre has received its first two Mitacs Accelerate funding awards totalling $30,000 to support an applied research project with apollogreen, a global cannabis starter plant supplier. With more than 600 cannabis strains, apollogreen plans to increase quality consistency across its young plants, which it grows [...]

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Loyalist joins College cannabis consortium

February 24, 2021

February 24, 2021       EDMONTON – A first-of-a-kind post-secondary sector cannabis partnership welcomes two additional Ontario post-secondaries to its ranks. Ottawa’s La Cité and Belleville’s Loyalist College join five other Canadian post-secondaries in this pan-Canadian organization working to secure funding and support for research, expand educational offerings, and increase industry partnerships. Loyalist College and La Cité [...]

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LOYALIST COLLEGE INTRODUCES ITS FIRST CANNABIS CAREER LAUNCH MICRO-CREDENTIAL

February 8, 2021

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Loyalist College and Kingston Aluminum Technology Inc. are One Step Closer to a Sustainable Cannabis Beverage Bottling Solution

December 17, 2020

Belleville, Ontario, December 17, 2020 – Loyalist College’s Applied Research Centre for Natural Products and Medical Cannabis is using its expertise in green technology and cannabis to identify and test different sustainable liner options to match the quality of Kingston Aluminum Technology Inc.’s (KAT) recyclable aluminum bottles. Funding from GreenCentre Canada’s CONNECT program to advance [...]

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LOYALIST COLLEGE RANKS #1 FOR INDUSTRY RESEARCH INCOME AS PERCENTAGE OF TOTAL RESEARCH INCOME

December 15, 2020

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Bioenterprise and Loyalist College Establish Partnership to Support Innovations in the Food & Cannabis Sectors

November 26, 2020

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Loyalist College Receives Multi-Year Renewals of Health Canada Licenses for Cannabis Research

October 15, 2020

Belleville, Ontario, October 15, 2020 – Loyalist College’s Applied Research Centre for Natural Products and Medical Cannabis (ARC) has received a five-year renewal of its federal license to conduct research under the Cannabis Act and Cannabis Regulations, and a three-year renewal of its license to conduct analytical testing. Loyalist’s ARC, which houses Canada’s only federally [...]

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