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Saskatchewan Tech Companies are Shining in 2021

Strong momentum continues for Saskatchewan-based tech companies in 2021. In August, the Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (CVCA) reported Saskatchewan Venture Capital investment reaching a record-breaking level of $171 million for the first half of 2021. "The investment momentum continues for Saskatchewan-based tech companies," Minister Responsible for Innovation…

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Saskatchewan Government Announces $3.2 Million in Funding to the Global Institute for Food Security

Today, Innovation Saskatchewan and the Ministry of Agriculture announced combined multi-year funding of $3.2 million to the Global Institute for Food Security's (GIFS) new engineering biology centre at the University of Saskatchewan. This new centre will help attract investments and companies to the province's agriculture and food sectors, reducing capital needed to set up and operate…

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Innovation Challenge 2021 Winner: Identifying Hazards and Reducing Injuries in the Construction Industry

Innovation Saskatchewan, in partnership with the Saskatchewan Construction Safety Association, launched this year's Innovation Challenge June 25, 2021. This year's Challenge aims to address government's priority of creating healthy, safe, and productive workplaces in the construction industry. This Innovation Challenge asked technology startups, entrepreneurs, researchers, and/or…

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