Driving economic growth through oil and gas

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Driving economic growth through mining and minerals

Life Science Leaders

Driving economic growth through agriculture


Innovation Saskatchewan

Located at beautiful Innovation Place in Saskatoon, Innovation Saskatchewan is the central agency of the Government of Saskatchewan with responsibility for implementing Saskatchewan’s innovation priorities.

INNOVATION can be defined as the creation and transformation of knowledge and ideas into new products, processes and services that meet market needs.

Our mandate is to develop policies and programs and conduct activities that assist in the implementation of the innovation priorities of the Government of Saskatchewan.

Economic Overview

Saskatchewan has what the world needs: agricultural crops to feed a hungry planet, the potash to help those crops grow, and the oil and uranium needed to fuel a global economy.

To learn more:

View the Saskatchewan Economic Overview              3-minute video 

Read the Economic Overview Brochure 



News & Events

U of S Innovation Enterprise, IMII announce results from North America’s first ™AIMday

For the first time, the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) has helped match provincial post-secondary researchers with Saskatchewan mining companies in an innovative approach to solving industry issues.

Innovation Enterprise (IE) at the U of S and the International Minerals Innovation Institute (IMII) are pleased to announce 17 successful grant recipients from 55 applications submitted at last week’s AIMday (Academia Industry Meeting day), a first-ever North American event that matched corporate needs for new knowledge with relevant academic expertise.

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Saskatchewan Solution: Tech Firm Rolls out Nation Wide

Founded in 2012, the company was named the number one place to buy or sell a business online across the country by Industry Canada (2015).  Thus far in 2017, SuccessionMatching has booked more revenue than the previous 5 years combined.

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Our Partners & Networks

Innovation Saskatchewan (IS) has earned a reputation for successful project management, objective funding assessments, collaborative program delivery, and scientific and technical expertise.

Because of this, IS’s partners and responsibilities were expanded in 2016 to oversee provincial investment in high-profile research facilities, organizations and programs.  

Read more about our partners and networks