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.

  • You can reshape the mold and learn to fly—and I’m proof of that

    You can reshape the mold and learn to fly—and I’m proof of that

    My journey growing up in rural Nova Scotia, battling self-doubt, and making my mark in a male-dominated profession

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  • 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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