SAIT speaker gives Global Petroleum Show attendees an "innovation toolkit"June 07, 2016
Join research associate Jim Nikkel at the CIBN "Doghouse" Innovation Theatre and Pitch Competition on June 9 at 11 am at the 2016 Global Petroleum Show.
Jim's 20-minute "doghouse address" will provide entrepreneurs and innovators with the toolkit for success in bringing a novel technology or process to market. Learn how to get funding, access labs and specialized equipment, work with researchers and more at SAIT's Applied Research and Innovation Services department.
Speaker profile of Jim Nikkel:
As a 2012 graduate of SAIT's Engineering Design and Drafting Technologist program, Jim quickly became an indispensable fixture at Applied Research and Innovation Services (ARIS). Today, he oversees the design, fabrication and testing research group to help industry partners move novel technologies towards commercialization.
Jim coordinates the operations of SAIT's Enerplus Centre for Innovation, the main, industrial-quality fabrication lab of ARIS, and manages the Solids Modelling Materials Testing and Composites Fabrication labs — which support the mechanical and structural design and development of innovative solutions.