The STIC (Science, Technology, Innovation and Collaboration) Awards showcase people, projects and products that contribute to Saskatoon's world-class science and technology sector.
Finalists for the Project Award (which recognizes the potential to contribute significantly to the sector) include a pulse crop agronomy and physiology project between the Crop Development Centre, Department of Plant Sciences and Department of Chemistry; the PotashCorp Kamskénow Program, hosted in the College of Arts and Science; the Saskatchewan Centre for Cyclotron Sciences at the Sylvia Fedoruk Canadian Centre for Nuclear Innovations; and a pig vaccine developed at the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization-International Vaccine Centre (VIDO-InterVac).
Additionally, the Science Outreach Team in the College of Arts and Science is a finalist for the Team Award, with recognizes a passionate, knowledgeable and collaborative team that has made unique contributions to their sector.
These innovations add value to the local economy, said SREDA, by creating jobs, wealth and knowledge, and positioning Saskatoon as a global economic competitor.
The finalists and award winners will be honoured November 16.
See more at SREDA.