Federal Partners in Technology Transfer

Federal Partners in Technology Transfer

May 30, 2006 17:55 ET

Media Advisory/FPTT Awards Gala to Recognize Excellence and Leadership in Technology Transfer

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - May 30, 2006) - We invite you to join over 100 of Canada's most distinguished federal scientists and technology transfer experts, government officials and members of the business community for the 10th Anniversary Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner of the Federal Partners in Technology Transfer on June 1, 2006.

We will celebrate the achievements of our winners from the National Research Council, Communications Research Centre Canada, and Agriculture and Agri-food Canada. Since 1998, the awards have recognized excellence in the transfer of technology from federal laboratories that has had significant economic or social impact on Canadians in the areas of health, safety, environment or defence.

Date: June 1, 2006

Time: 5:30-9:30 PM

Place: Delta Ottawa Hotel and Suites, 361 Queen Street,
Ottawa, Ontario


5:00-5:30 PM Photo session with winners(i)

5:30-6:30 PM Awards Reception: Meet Canada's award-winning
researchers and technology transfer experts

6:30-6:40 PM FPTT Awards Ceremony: Opening Remarks

6:40-7:00 PM Keynote Address - TBA

7:00-7:30 PM Awards Ceremony: Presentation of awards

7:30-9:30 PM Surf and Turf Banquet

Music by the Palm Court Orchestra

About FPTT

FPTT is a network of technology transfer professionals from federal science-based departments and agencies dedicated to building technology transfer capacity in the public sector. The FPTT network strives to ensure that technologies developed in federal labs find their way to those who can exploit them, thus contributing to an increase in Canada's collective wealth. For more information, please visit http://www.fptt-pftt.gc.ca.To arrange interviews with winners, or to RSVP, please contact

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