A $200,000 grant from the Municipal Coal Transition Funding Committee will go towards a new Centre of Sustainable Innovation at Southeast College.
The college made the announcement Monday as part of a new partnership with the University of Regina.
Southeast College President & CEO Vicky Roy said the new initiative will benefit a number of industries in the southeast corner of the province.
“This is about value for agriculture, sustainable energy, carbon capture, tourism, and hospitality,” said Roy. “We are just very action-oriented working with the industries on the problems and to solve the issue or a challenge, and working on it to make it happen.”
“We are so excited about the applied research,” Roy continued. “That grant that we got from the coal transition will really really help us to move our centre to the next level.”
Roy added that the new centre should…