Organization: Univ of Regina

CCNI announces inaugural grants worth $1.5 million

Saskatoon’s Canadian Centre for Nuclear Innovation (CCNI) has unveiled its new grants program with awards worth $1.5 million. The Centre will provide $485,000 which leverages $773,000 in cash and in-kind from the five research teams at the Univ of Saskatchewan and Univ of Regina and partner organizations. The centre was renamed the Fedoruk Centre after…

Pilot plant for hydrogen production receives $2.7M

The Univ of Regina has received $2.7 million to support construction of a pilot plant to demonstrate its catalyst for converting different feedstocks into hydrogen. The projects should take about three years and are supported by the Canada-Saskatchewan Western Economic Partnership Agreement. U of R has established a critical mass of researchers working on carbon…

IDRC and granting councils fund climate change research

The International Development Research Centre and Canada’s three federal granting councils have joined forces to fund five research teams under the International Research Initiative on Adaptation to Climate Change. Five projects will each receive $2.5 million over five years for a total of $12.5 million to conduct research in Canada and in developing countries across…

EESTech acquires Canadian carbon & storage technology

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology developed in Canada has been acquired by EESTech Inc, a Delaware-based firm focused on the commercialization of green technologies. The CCS technology was purchased through a share swap from CO2 Technologies Pty Ltd, the Australian subsidiary of Regina-based HTC Purenergy. HTC developed the CCS technology in collaboration with the…

NRCan provides $6.75 million for CO2 sequestration R&D

The Petroleum Technology Research Centre (PTRC) has received $6.75 million from Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) to support the final phase of an R&D project on the sequestration and monitoring of carbon dioxide (CO2). The project will be conducted at EnCana’s oil recovery site in Weyburn SK and continue work refining CO2 technologies and sequestration methods.…