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AWARD CATEGORIES

Five sponsored Awards include a cash prize of $10,000. Click on the Award name below to view the criteria for that Award.

CHOOSE A CATEGORY

Before you begin to prepare your submission, it is important to select the correct category for your nomination. To help you determine the best category, please answer these questions:

Are you an academic/researcher, or an entrepreneur?

Have you commercialized your product and set up a company?

What stage are you at? Based on this startup ecosystem chart of development phases, http://www.startupcommons.org/startup-development-phases.html has your business moved beyond validation to the growth phase (i.e. have you moved beyond 1 on the scale)?

Based on your answers, please consider the following awards:

Commercial Achievement; Applied Tech; Leaders of Tomorrow

Based on your answers, please consider the following awards:

Startup; Applied Tech; Leaders of Tomorrow

Is your research science and engineering based or applied technology based?

Based on your answers, please consider the following awards:

Science and Engineering; Leaders of Tomorrow

Based on your answers, please consider the following awards:

Technology; Applied Technology, Leaders of Tomorrow

What stage are you at? Based on this startup ecosystem chart of development phases, http://www.startupcommons.org/startup-development-phases.html has your business moved beyond validation to the growth phase (i.e. have you moved beyond 1 on the scale)?

Based on your answers, please consider the following awards:

Commercial Achievement; Applied Tech; Leaders of Tomorrow

Based on your answers, please consider the following awards:

Startup; Applied Tech; Leaders of Tomorrow


If you are uncertain which category to select, email nominations@astech.ca or call the office at 403-220-9130.

IMPORTANT: To be successful, the nomination MUST draw a parallel between the specific Award criteria and the accomplishments of the nominee. You are welcome to print nomination criteria and work on your submission offline before submitting online.

2018 nominations are now closed.