IMII Picks Battery Electric Vehicle from Prairie Machine & Parts as First‐Ever Innovation Award Winner

International Minerals Innovation Institute (IMII), on behalf of its member companies and Innovation Saskatchewan, today announced Prairie Machine & Parts Mfg.’s (PMP) Hardrock Gopher prototype as the winner of IMII’s inaugural Innovation Award. The Gopher has been designed for tough mining conditions, with the objective of replacing diesel‐powered vehicles with a safer, cleaner,…

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Provincial Funding Provided to Address Global Food Security

Research to tackle global food security received a major boost in the province today, as the Government of Saskatchewan announced $800,000 in funding for state-of-the-art equipment in a new Roots of Food Security research facility at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S).The money will be provided by Innovation Saskatchewan, through its Innovation and Science Fund.  The facility, located…

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Saskatchewan Advantage Innovation Fund First Intake Now Open

Starting today, the Saskatchewan Advantage Innovation Fund (SAIF) will begin accepting expressions of interest (EOI) for its first intake of 2018.  The deadline to submit an EOI is April 30.  Successful applicants will be invited to submit full applications.Along with funding for research and development projects in the oil and gas, mining and agriculture sectors, the program will now be…

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