Our goal is to be a leader in place-oriented technologies and analysis.
Our growing geospatial technology cluster includes companies that help to capture, process, and analyze the complexities and dynamics of natural and man-made environments using geospatial tools and applications. We recognize that uses of geospatial technologies are evolving and cut across sectors providing companies and organizations with the ability to make faster and better decisions, providing tremendous opportunities for innovation to emerge.
tecconnect - An Alberta centre for new commerce
Open since June 2011, this commercialization centre in Lethbridge connects people, ideas and technologies in the Geospatial Sector to facilitate success for entrepreneurs, anchor existing businesses and attract new companies to the high-tech industry in this region. With vibrant office space, access to a Tier 3 Data Centre and many support services in place, the opportunities at tecconnect can link you to this rapidly growing industry.
A strong regional geospatial technology environment.
Lethbridge is part of the geospatial technologies hub in Alberta. With about 23,000 geospatial technology employees in the province there is a significant synergistic eco-system with opportunity for partnerships and networks. The geospatial sector in Lethbridge is known for its specialization in remote sensing, imagery and GIS. Business leaders in this industry are forging international reputations and proving that this city has the right environment for success and growth in the high-tech industry.
Educating the geospatial workforce of tomorrow.
With the very successful programming at the University of Lethbridge and Lethbridge College and one of the largest research stations in Canada, our community has a significant foothold in the technology industry. Our post-secondary institutions are training and educating graduates to utilize and develop geospatial technologies. With diploma, degree and PhD options, graduates are recruited by employers across the province and are well equipped to fill the demand for skilled resources in this industry.