From the Lab to the Loading Dock Blog

October 17, 2013
written by Dr. Laurie Schramm
The path to any particular innovation can start almost anywhere - a new idea, trial and error or a solution to a specific problem or opportunity.
October 11, 2013
written by SRC Communications
If you are part of a small company, you know that often your best analyst is you. Understanding how well your initiatives are doing in the market is not always clear, and knowing how far you’ve come is hard to reflect on. So what are some ways we can fill this knowledge gap?
October 01, 2013
written by Nathan Peter
The Factor 9 Home was a demonstration project by SRC of a single family residence located in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. The home features very high levels of energy efficiency and environmental per...
September 25, 2013
written by Dr. Laurie Schramm
This may sound like heresy, but research and technology organizations (RTOs), universities, colleges, and even private-sector research and engineering companies seldom literally “do” innovation.
September 11, 2013
written by Dr. Laurie Schramm
Of the many ways to grow a business, one of them is to convert ideas and knowledge into new and commercially successful products and services: that’s called innovation. But why should we care about it?
September 05, 2013
written by Dr. Ryan Spelay
Every mining and mineral processing industry requires the transport of slurries somewhere in their process. However, slurry transport theory and design are topics not adequately covered by undergraduate engineering fluid mechanics courses.
August 28, 2013
written by Dr. Laurie Schramm
Everyone seems to be talking about innovation these days. It’s on the news, it’s on board meeting agendas, it’s driving 236,000,000 Google search results — so what is innovation anyway?
August 28, 2013
written by Jordan Wicks
Upon first glance, there seems to be nothing unusual about the recording studio. Musicians strum, thump and sing away while a sound engineer sits in front, mixing the audio. But this isn’t your typical recording setup.
August 28, 2013
written by Chris Reid
Project CLEANS (Cleanup of Abandoned Northern Sites) requires a fair bit of time away from home working on remote sites in northern Saskatchewan.