Postsecondary institutions partner with industry to advance education, research opportunities

Several postsecondary institutions have recently announced collaborations with industry partners that will advance research and learning opportunities. Carleton University has partnered with Virica Biotech Inc to bolster talent development in the Ottawa region. Under this partnership, Virica will open a new facility at the university, expanding its bioprocessing services and providing experiential learning opportunities for students. Laurentian University and Vale Base Metals have struck a funding agreement that will see the latter provide $960K over five years to support research at the institution’s Cooperative Freshwater Ecology Unit. Southeast College has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with PTRC Sustainable Energy to enable the development and delivery of a Renewable Energy Training program and facilitate joint research projects related to energy and sustainability.

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