Innovation requires many things, including sound research rooted in industry needs; effective working relationships between faculty and industry; and effective technology transfer involving many organizations.
Livestock Research Innovation Corporation (LRIC) is a not for profit organization supported by Ontario’s livestock organizations and the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. LRIC’s mission is to drive innovation through the livestock value chain. One way to do this is to help new OAC, OVC and CEPS faculty become quickly and positively connected to the livestock industry. To help meet this objective, LRIC is pleased to offer new faculty the opportunity to be paired up with one or more industry mentors for a period of up to one year.
Each mentorship experience will be unique as each will have specific goals. In general, however, mentorship will include:
Each faculty participating would be expected to:
For more information on the next program, contact LRIC at 519 766 5464 or firstname.lastname@example.org