Creativity & Innovation Program

Stantec's Creativity & Innovation (C&I) program celebrates and encourages creative and innovative thinking that benefits our clients, communities, and company. The C&I program helps us live our values and deliver on our promise to design with community in mind.

  • Inside a micro-unit: Living small, sharing more, and creating affordable urban housing

    Inside a micro-unit: Living small, sharing more, and creating affordable urban housing

    Part six of our 10-part Stantec R&D Fund 10th Anniversary Series takes us into the world of small urban living

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  • The Space Kit: Helping educators and students effectively plan their schools

    The Space Kit: Helping educators and students effectively plan their schools

    With the Greenlight-funded Space Kit game, teachers and students can explore space—learning space—for new schools in an interactive way

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  • The quest for knowledge: How Stantec research empowers our people to better serve clients

    The quest for knowledge: How Stantec research empowers our people to better serve clients

    Part 10 of our 10-part R&D Fund 10th Anniversary Series shines a light on Dr. Rosamund Hyde and our Research and Innovation Services.

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  • Turning the tide: Helping shoreline communities create ecologically balanced seawalls

    Turning the tide: Helping shoreline communities create ecologically balanced seawalls

    Part eight of our 10-part Stantec R&D Fund 10th Anniversary Series dives deep into the world of guidelines for shoreline restoration.

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  • Disrupting species identification: eDNA and a new way to identify organisms in the field

    Disrupting species identification: eDNA and a new way to identify organisms in the field

    How Mary Murdoch is using DNA barcoding and environmental DNA to change the way scientists identify organisms

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  • Determining infrastructure life cycle costs with the CLIC tool

    Determining infrastructure life cycle costs with the CLIC tool

    Part nine of 10 of our Stantec R&D Fund 10th Anniversary Series explores a community development crystal ball that’s less fortune and more fact.

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  • Resilience in research2:36

    Resilience in research

    Stantec’s Gary Sorge looks back on the “a-ha moment” that broadened his team’s research from case study to “something much greater.”

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  • Living small. Sharing more.3:42

    Living small. Sharing more.

    As affordable urban living spaces get smaller, designing areas where people can gather becomes more important. Enter Stantec’s R&D fund.

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  • Seabirds and the spread of oil2:42

    Seabirds and the spread of oil

    Stantec’s Greenlight program helped Megan Willie conduct research to explore the effect of oil contamination on marine wildlife.

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  • Along the Encampment River: Using 3D laser scanners to help restore a waterway

    Along the Encampment River: Using 3D laser scanners to help restore a waterway

    Part five of our 10-part Stantec R&D Fund 10th Anniversary Series takes us high into the Rocky Mountains.

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  • Inside the Barrow’s Goldeneye: Exploring effects of oil contamination on marine wildlife

    Inside the Barrow’s Goldeneye: Exploring effects of oil contamination on marine wildlife

    Part four of our 10-part Stantec R&D Fund 10th Anniversary Series takes us to the shores of British Columbia during an oil spill.

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  • Underground bullet trains: Timo Tikka and the importance of mine shaft connections

    Underground bullet trains: Timo Tikka and the importance of mine shaft connections

    Part three of our 10-part Stantec R&D Fund 10th Anniversary Series takes us into the lab to explore the safety and durability of mine shaft systems.

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  • A model employee: Dr. Fangbiao Lin and his computational fluid dynamics obsession

    A model employee: Dr. Fangbiao Lin and his computational fluid dynamics obsession

    Part two of our 10-part Stantec R&D Fund 10th Anniversary Series takes us into the world of Dr. Fanbiao Lin and hydraulic engineering

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  • Splitting hairs: The intersection of lasers, bears, and environmental management

    Splitting hairs: The intersection of lasers, bears, and environmental management

    Part one of our Stantec R&D Fund 10th Anniversary Series takes us into the belly fur of the beast

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