TECTERRA Named a 2014 ASTech Award Finalist
CALGARY, ALBERTA– TECTERRA is pleased to announce that The Alberta Science and Technology Leadership (ASTech) Foundation has named them a 2014 ASTech Award Finalist in the category of providing Outstanding Contribution to the Alberta Science and Technology Community.
The ASTech Foundation is a not-for-profit organization founded to showcase the substantial achievements in Science & Technology in Alberta and to promote the importance of these activities to social and economic benefit.
“TECTERRA is proud to be part of the Alberta Science and Technology community,” states Dr. Mohamed Abousalem, Chief Executive Officer of TECTERRA. “We are very honoured to be recognized in this category and feel privileged to be working with, and assisting, a number of inspiring Alberta-based technology companies. We look forward to continuing to serve the Alberta Science and Technology community and we thank the ASTech Foundation for this honour.”
Since 1989, the ASTech Foundation has awarded over 500 individuals, organizations and teams that have contributed significantly to the success of science and technology in Alberta. This year’s awards are being held on Friday, October 24, 2014, at the Edmonton EXPO Centre, in Edmonton, Alberta.
TECTERRA Inc. is a not-for-profit organization supporting the development and commercialization of geomatics technologies for integrated resource management in Alberta and across Canada. With current funding from the Province of Alberta and the Government of Canada, TECTERRA invests in technology solutions for energy, forestry, agriculture, environment, and land management in addition to development applications. The first centre of its kind, TECTERRA works with industry, entrepreneurs, researchers, and government partners to enable the use of geomatics technologies in addressing local, national and global challenges in resource management. TECTERRA is governed by an independent Board of Directors representing key industry sectors associated with TECTERRA’s focus markets. For more information, visit www.tecterra.com.