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Building the Ultra-Efficient Drive

Building the Ultra-Efficient Drive

Communications and Marketing - October 3, 2018

You’d drive a car made with a lawn chair, a dismantled drill, a 3D printer and some recycled hockey sticks, right? Benjamin Esquirol and his buddies from Saskatchewan Polytechnic sure would ... in fact they did! Welcome to Shell Eco-marathon, where young people from around the world build and drive ultra-energy-efficient vehicles towards a more sustainable future. This Great Big Story was made possible by Shell.

tags: News, Applied Research, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing


Saskatchewan Polytechnic eco car finishes second at international competition

Saskatchewan Polytechnic eco car finishes second at international competition

Communications and Marketing - July 10, 2018

July 11, 2018 – Competing against students from around the world, Saskatchewan Polytechnic finished second at the Shell Eco-marathon Drivers’ World Championship in London, England, July 8, 2018.

tags: News, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


Sask Polytech students win big on the racetrack

Sask Polytech students win big on the racetrack

Communications and Marketing - May 16, 2018

Saskatchewan Polytechnic students have proven they have what it takes on the raceway. The SaskEco Urban Concept car finished in second place at the Shell Eco-marathon Americas Challenge at Sonoma Raceway in California in April. This win also means these Sask Polytech students become the first Canadian team to earn a spot in the final competition in London, England this July.

tags: News, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing


CAE, City of Moose Jaw and Saskatchewan Polytechnic sign drone MOU

CAE, City of Moose Jaw and Saskatchewan Polytechnic sign drone MOU

Communications and Marketing - May 11, 2018

May 11, 2018 – CAE, the City of Moose Jaw and Saskatchewan Polytechnic signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today that will explore the development of an Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) training program at Sask Polytech’s Moose Jaw Campus.

tags: News, Moose Jaw, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, Pursuing excellence


Students achieve success in national and international space design competitions

Students achieve success in national and international space design competitions

Communications and Marketing - May 2, 2018

In what will be Saskatchewan’s first student-designed satellite mission, a University of Saskatchewan-led space design team has been chosen by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to design, build, launch and operate a small cube-shaped research satellite for launch by rocket in 2022.

tags: News, Applied Research, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, Pursuing excellence


Government of Canada invests in Saskatchewan innovation, training and economic development initiatives

Government of Canada invests in Saskatchewan innovation, training and economic development initiatives

Communications and Marketing - April 27, 2018

Funding under WDP to purchase equipment for two projects: creating a certified testing and prototyping bio-material training facility at its Innovative Manufacturing Centre in Regina, and creating a 3D printing and additive manufacturing facility at its Innovative Manufacturing Centre in Saskatoon.

tags: Applied Research, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, Pursuing excellence


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