When you see an innovation opportunity on the COSIA website, you are looking at one of the most difficult challenges in our industry that even innovators with the most knowledge and expertise have been unable to solve to date.
COSIA provides guidance on how to move a new technology through the formal gated stages of development. The outcome is a win-win for everyone involved.
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From the time COSIA was formed, we looked for ways to quantify the value of the member-driven innovation that was passing through our doors.
Here’s how we use the COSIA innovation model to create a common understanding on the pathway of accelerating technology development.
As COSIA looks to innovators to find solutions for technical challenges in the oil sands, we have explored various ways to create the collisions between key innovators that spark opportunities to collaborate on real world, practical solutions.
By Peter Beaudoin, Senior Advisor, Strategy and Partnerships