SAIT is a leader in applied education, world-renowned for its training expertise and for providing skilled employees to the energy sector and other industries. SAIT’s Applied Research and Innovation Services department was launched in 2003 to help industry partners take new technologies to market. With 35,000 square feet of specialized research facilities, over 40 full-time researchers, and a strong track record for grant awards – SAIT is the applied research partner of choice for over 200 organizations a year.

SAIT sponsors the Outstanding Achievement in Applied Technology and Innovation Award which comes with a $10,000 cash prize for the winner.