Applied Research and Innovation

Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s award winning applied research is where ideas meet reality, delivering practical solutions to everyday problems.

From agriculture to artificial intelligence, from biotechnology to biomechanics, our faculty experts will help you refine your question, set up an applied research program and build your prototypes for testing. With dozens of program areas and some of the most advanced equipment in the province—we have the expertise you need.

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Whether you’re a start-up or established industry, Sask Polytech’s award-winning applied research team can help you find financial support. We will put our knowledge to work connecting researchers and their industry partners with the funds you need to start a new project or take your business to the next level.


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The Office of Applied Research and Innovation supports researcher and student engagement in applied research.



Contact us

Susan Blum

Dr. Susan Blum 
Associate Vice-president


Ian McWilliams

Dr. Ian McWilliams


Location icon 400-119 4th Ave S
PO Box 1520 Saskatoon SK S7K 3R5
Phone icon 1-866-467-4278