Funded Program Partners

The Canadian Light Source (CLS) is Canada's national centre for synchrotron research and a global centre of excellence in synchrontron science and its applications.  Located at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, the CLS is a world-class, state-of-the-art facility that is advancing Canadian science, enhancing the competitiveness of Canadian industry and contributing to the quality of life of people around the world.  Learn more ►  



International Minerals Innovation Institute (IMII) is a unique industry-government-post-secondary education and research institution partnership jointly funded by industry and government. IMII is a catalyst to developing industry-driven education and training programs to address labour force needs in the sector and conducts industry-driven research and development to address workplace health and safety, environmental sustainability, social licence, policy research, exploration, mining, processing, and economics of commodities to ensure the continued growth of the industry.  Learn more ►   



The Petroleum Technology Research Centre (PTRC) is a not-for-profit corporation founded in 1998 to foster research and development into enhanced oil recovery and carbon storage, with the goals of improving recovery rates while reducing the environment footprint of the oil and gas industry.  Learn more ► 


The Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF) is the provincial agency responsible for funding, facilitating and promoting innovative, collaborative health research in Saskatchewan. SHRF works as a catalyst, driver and leader to build and broaden the province's research capacity, expedite the production and sharing of knowledge, increase stakeholder engagement, generate new and diverse funding partnerships, and measure the impact of health research in our Saskatchewan communities.  Learn more ►  


The Sylvia Fedoruk Canadian Centre for Nuclear Innovation enables Saskatchewan universities to place themselves among global leaders in nuclear research and training, creating conditions for the province to advance beyond the resource economy of uranium mining into the value added areas of nuclear innovation in medicine, materials research, power generation, and environmental stewardship.  Learn more ►           



Emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases pose a serious rish to human and animal health. To combat these threats, the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization-International Vaccine Centre (VIDO-InterVac) has strategically positioned itself to mitigate infectious diseases through research and development.  VIDO-InterVac is home to some of the world's most advanced containment level 2 and 3 vaccine research facilities and its vast experience in animal health makes it a leader in the study of zoonotic pathogens.  Learn more ►