Driving economic growth through oil and gas

Canadian Light Source

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

VIDO-InterVac helping to fight Zika virus

The Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization-International Vaccine Centre (VIDO-InterVac) at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S)—the first place in the world to develop a swine model for the study of Zika virus infection—has secured $700,000 for research using the new animal model to investigate how the virus causes disease and to test new drugs and vaccines for prevention.

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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