Innovation Saskatchewan Invests in Novel Wheat Straw Pulping Technologies

Innovation Saskatchewan is committing $395,000 to Red Leaf Pulp through its Saskatchewan Advantage Innovation Fund (SAIF) to develop novel wheat straw pulping technologies.  In March 2021, Agriculture and Agri-Foods Canada also announced that it was providing $495,000 toward this project through its Agricultural Clean Technology Fund.  This funding was made possible through provincial…

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

Innovation Saskatchewan, in partnership with the Saskatchewan Construction Safety Association, is launching the latest Innovation Challenge.  This year's Challenge aims to address government's priority of creating healthy, safe and productive workplaces in the construction industry. This Innovation Challenge is asking technology startups, entrepreneurs, researchers and/or students to…

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Saskatchewan Agtech Venture Capital Fund Manager Selected

The Government of Saskatchewan is pleased to announce it has selected Conexus Venture Capital Inc. (CVC) as the fund manager for the government's $15 million agtech venture capital investment.  This investment will be part of CVC's Emmertech fund, which invests in agtech startups across Canada focusing on early-stage investments in digital farm technologies that will be used by…

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