Canadian ITS R&D/Innovation Award

Canadian ITS R&D/Innovation Award

  • Nominator may be an employee of the firm or institution.
  • Nominated product/technology has been developed directly by a Canadian-based firm, academic institution or government agency.  The product must be successfully deployed and in proven operation either in Canada or internationally.  In the case of a new updated version being released of an already existing product/technology, it must be a meaningful upgrade from the existing model or version to be eligible.  The product/technology should not be older than approximately 3 years in the Canadian marketplace.
  • R&D project/program must be recognized publicly and not simply part of an internal R&D activity associated with a private sector product.  Projects may include new innovative ways of applying and utilizing existing technologies in new environments.  A “near market ready” application which corresponds to a significant amount and/or accomplishment of R&D conducted would be also considered under the evaluation.
  • The firm/academic institution/government agency must be a member of ITS Canada and in good standing.
  • Award winner representative is expected to receive the award in person at ITS Canada 2020, June 14-17 at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Edmonton South Conference Centre, Edmonton, AB.

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