ASTech Awards

Awards Process

In 2019 the ASTech Foundation will present 10 prestigious awards to recognize outstanding innovation in science and technology in Alberta. CLICK HERE for details about submitting a nomination.  Nominations for the 2019 awards were open March 4th – May 31st.

Sponsored awards include a cash prize of $10,000 to the winner. These include the Core awards of  Applied Technology sponsored by SAIT and Leader of Tomorrow sponsored by Alberta Economic Development & Trade and the Sector awards of Agriculture sponsored by Corteva Agriscience, Energy and Environment sponsored by Syncrude Canada Ltd. and Information and Communications Technology sponsored by TELUS.

Award Categories

  • Core Awards (6): Science and Engineering; Technology; Applied Technology; Start-Up; Commercial Achievement; Leader of Tomorrow

  • Sector Awards (4): Agricultural Innovation; Energy and Environmental Innovation; Health Innovation; Information & Communications Technology


Each award is subject to a very specific set of criteria which must be met or exceeded in order for the nomination to be selected as a Finalist and/or a Winner. Nominations MUST draw a parallel between the award criteria and the accomplishments of the nominee.  CLICK HERE for award descriptions and criteria.

To help you determine the best category for your nomination, please answer these questions:

Are you an academic/researcher, or an entrepreneur?

--Select-- Academic/researcher Entrepreneur

The 2019 ASTech Awards Finalists and Winners will be determined by our esteemed judging panel.