From the Lab to the Loading Dock Blog

September 03, 2014
written by Dr. Laurie Schramm
Discovery and invention strategies are important aspects of research and development. Once something has been invented, questions related to feasibility, value and demand come into play, as well as whether or how the invention should be protected.
August 20, 2014
written by Mike McCubbing
When people think of Saskatchewan, diamonds don't often come to mind. Well, give your head a shake. Saskatchewan has one of the world's largest diamond labs at it's attracting international attention.
August 06, 2014
written by Lesley McGilp
In mining and oil sands, one of the biggest challenges faced by operators is dealing with slurries – complex mixtures of solids and liquids – which need to be sent via pipeline for processing, treatment and environmentally-safe disposal.
July 22, 2014
written by Dr. Laurie Schramm
Canada has an opportunity to become a business innovation leader by supporting and better connecting its existing innovation ecosystem.
June 24, 2014
written by SRC Communications
Whether you’ve just bought a new home or you’ve been on your property for decades, testing your water is good for your health and your home. Five Reasons You Should Test Your Drinking Water.
June 03, 2014
written by Dr. Laurie Schramm
SRC has developed an economic and socio-environmental impact audit process that enables an RTO to use solid data to provide a realistic indication of the impacts of its innovation-enabling work.
May 15, 2014
written by Mark Calette
For many companies operating in the mining and energy sectors, community engagement is something they have to do or may want to do. The question is, are you willing to do what it takes to make community engagement more meaningful and valuable for you and your stakeholders? It’s a big question to answer.
April 28, 2014
written by Wanda Nyirfa
“Do you happen to have a gently used biodigester?” Our biodigester project with the Canadian Museum of Science and Technology started with an unusual question. Isn't that where innovation usually starts?
April 09, 2014
written by Ryan Jansen
Renewable energy generation from sources such as wind is largely unpredictable. What if you could smooth out the volatility and make a wind turbine act like a conventional generator? This is exactly what we are trying to achieve in a wind-battery project we’ve developed alongside Cowessess First Nation.
April 01, 2014
written by Peng (Mars) Luo
There is a lot of oil in the Bakken Formation – estimated to be as much as 16 billion m 3 (100 billion barrels) in Saskatchewan alone – but it is both difficult and expensive to access. SRC’s Enhanced...