Welcome to the Office of Applied Research and Innovation

Fleming College’s Office of Applied Research and Innovation is your gateway to college applied research and development expertise. The department offers guidance and support to Fleming faculty who are interested in doing research, as well as providing applied research and business development services to business, industry, and community organizations in fields related to our academic programs.

We can support Fleming faculty members by identifying funding sources and submitting funding proposals, finding an industry partner, as well as with many of the other facets of research, including learning about research ethics and with publishing your results.

Major Objectives

  • Support local business, industry and institutions in their efforts to innovate, and improve their products and processes through applied research activities.
  • Enhance student education and research skills through applied research opportunities.
  • Utilize faculty expertise and promote the professional development of college faculty and employees through research opportunities.


Contact Information:

Our office is located at the Frost Campus, Room 288B

Mary Lou McLean – Manager, Office of Applied Research and Innovation
705 324-9144 ext 3080, mary_lou.mclean@flemingcollege.ca
Room 286A, Frost Campus, Lindsay.

Office Hours
Monday-Friday – 8:00 – 5:00