Federal Partners in Technology Transfer

Federal Partners in Technology Transfer

June 11, 2007 16:32 ET

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

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 11, 2007) - We invite you to join over 100 of Canada's most distinguished federal scientists and technology transfer experts, government officials and members of academia and the business community for the annual Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner of the Federal Partners in Technology Transfer (FPTT) on June 12, 2007.

We will celebrate the achievements of our winners from the National Research Council 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 12, 2007

Time: 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Place: The Halifax Marriott Harbourfront, 1919 Upper Water Street,
Halifax (Nova Scotia)


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 (Jean-Paul Deveau, President, Acadian
Seaplants Limited)

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

Music: Classical Trio (members of Symphony Nova Scotia)

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.

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