ASTech Awards & Next Gen Innovators Showcase
The ASTech 2.0: ACCELERATE! will be held on Friday November 6, 2015 at TELUS Spark in Calgary. This prestigious event recognizes outstanding innovation in science and technology in Alberta. The 2015 ASTech Awards finalists have been announced and tickets are on sale. Buy your tickets now!
The awards celebration is presented in conjunction with the Next Gen Innovators Showcase, where entrepreneurs, start-ups and innovative projects show off their problem-solving solutions to industry issues in a fun and interactive format. Projects in the Showcase will be divided into five theme areas:
- Science Fair Innovators
In the spirit of the acceleration theme, 25 interactive displays will be selected for the Next Gen Innovators Showcase, where projects that are about to take the world by storm will be highlighted. The displays should illustrate science or technology projects that are highly innovative and tackle an industry problem. The space, a table, signage and an exciting audience will be provided; you will provide the captivating experience for the guests.
Applications to participate in this showcase of innovation will be accepted starting August 15, 2015 thru September 15, 2015. More details will become available in the coming weeks.
About ASTech Foundation
The ASTech Vision: Inspiring the next generation of innovation
The Alberta Science and Technology Leadership (ASTech) Foundation is a not-for-profit organization founded through an industry initiative in 1989 to showcase the substantial achievements in Science & Technology in Alberta and to promote the importance of these activities to social and economic benefit. ASTech has grown with the support of Patron organizations spanning major industries – including agriculture, health, education, energy and technology – all of whom recognize and celebrate innovation and excellence in Alberta.
To identify and celebrate outstanding achievements in science and technology in Alberta and to inspire future innovation and leadership. The ASTech Awards are Alberta's highest science and technology honours.