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Announcing the 25th Anniversary ASTech Awards finalists!

CALGARY, AB — From ground-breaking medical research to advances in tailing ponds clean up, RFID tags for cattle and tactile displays for the visually impaired, the 2014 Alberta Science and Technology Leadership Foundation (ASTech) Awards finalists demonstrate excellence in shaping the future of Alberta.

CALGARY AB, CANADA (April 2, 2014) – To mark its 25th anniversary, the ASTech Foundation is kicking off its Inspired by Innovation ASTech Video Contest! Albertans of all ages have the opportunity to tell the world how science and technology is amazing through a 60-second video. The video contest has been generously sponsored by Bennett Jones LLP and TRTech.

CALGARY AB, CANADA (March 25, 2014) – With 24 years of experience celebrating the best and brightest minds in the Alberta science and technology community, the ASTech Foundation is excited to kick off its nomination season for the 25th Anniversary ASTech Awards. Nominations are now open until May 31, 2014.

As we celebrate 25 years of innovation, the ASTech Foundation is also standing on the shoulders of its past giants and expanding its team with a new Executive Director.

The spectacular 2013 ASTech Awards Gala was held on Friday, October 25, 2013 at the BMO Centre in Calgary.  Six hundred Gala attendees celebrated twenty-three new ASTech Honourees and the youngest-ever Science Fair Featured Student.  What an inspiration to all!

From revolutionizing Canadian healthcare to creating cost-effective leak sourcing in oil and gas wells, thirteen individuals and organizations are being awarded the prestigious ASTech Award tonight for their outstanding achievements in science and technology in Alberta.


2013 ASTech Awards Recognize 23 Honourees Who Are Shaping Alberta’s Future

Thank you to all the nominators for their work submitting nominations.  We had a great response and really appreciate your effort.  We cannot celebrate the excellence in Science and Technology in Alberta without the community identifying the leaders and nominating them. 

Judging will be conducted in June and Honourees will be notified and identified in July.  Winners will be announced at the ASTech Foundation Gala October 25th in Calgary. 

Thank you all. 

Have a great Summer!

Please watch our new video and join us at the 2013 ASTech Gala - Shaping The Future - October 25, 2013 - Calgary