Helping start-ups access field trial funding

Apr 20 2022

One way that COSIA supports start-up companies is by identifying opportunities for them in the innovation ecosystem – including helping them bridge funding gaps.

Eyes on the sky

Apr 11 2022

Since the program began in 2011, 149 species have been detected on Syncrude’s reclaimed areas, including 31 species of concern. 

How oil sands can help the world reach net-zero emissions

Apr 04 2022

Alberta is a globally significant centre of energy production and expertise, and a growing centre of clean tech expertise focused on transforming its key energy resources and managing them more sustainably. 

Net zero emissions: What will it take?

Mar 30 2022

One of the most promising ways to achieve a net zero goal is through Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS) technologies, which capture large quantities of carbon dioxide (CO2) from industrial activities, preventing them from being released in the atmosphere.

Big research moves sustainable mining forward

Mar 23 2022

The NSERC/COSIA Industrial Research Chair in Oil Sands Geotechnique has evolved into a world class research initiative that’s pioneering innovative technologies and methods to transform tailings into a reclamation resource.

Solvents a breakthrough for emissions reduction

Mar 07 2022

Transformational is the word that comes to mind when describing the use of solvents in oil sands extraction.

10 years of innovation and still going strong

Mar 01 2022

COSIA talked to one of the people who was there at the beginning and instrumental in helping get the organization off the ground.

The beauty beneath the fen

Feb 28 2022

The beauty of Sandhill Fen is more than skin deep. It goes deeper than the beauty of the plants and animals that thrive in its carefully designed wetland valleys and forested hills.