SaskPolytech, Minerals Innovation Institute partner on Centre for Minerals Innovation

November 19, 2014

Saskatchewan Polytechnic has partnered with International Minerals Innovation Institute (IMII) to create a new Centre for Minerals Innovation. The new centre will foster collaboration between industry representatives and educational institutions in order to provide accessible training and to respond to labour market needs. “The mining sector is a significant employer in our province, and one of Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s key stakeholders. The new Centre for Minerals Innovation will help ensure the sector has access to leading-edge educational services, when and where they’re needed,” said SaskPolytech President Larry Rosia. Engin Özberk, Executive Director of IMII, added, “IMII is a unique partnership, providing leadership to inform, facilitate, co-ordinate, and financially support industry-driven skills and research capacity that will enhance the growth and global competitiveness of Saskatchewan’s minerals industry through collaboration. What we are celebrating today … is one of the significant accomplishments of this collaborative effort.” SaskPolytech News Release