Fanshawe College the Canadian Centre for Product Validation

Client: Fanshawe College
Architect: architects Tillmann Ruth Robinson

The Canadian Centre for Product Validation (CCPV) is the first test facility of its kind in Canada. The centre signals an innovative and entrepreneurial spirit at Fanshawe College that will increase Canada’s capacity to undertake national research. The design expresses the energy and optimism of a unique facility that will increase our national research and innovation capacity, and further establish London as an entrepreneurial and innovation hub with Fanshawe College at its centre.

The 25,500 square foot building has two components. A two-storey office space totaling approximately 2000 square feet and an attached single-storey, industrial high-bay space of approximately 18,000 square feet. The Centre offers comprehensive product validation access to chambers for thermal, mechanical, electrical, and environmental testing.