From health sciences to amphibious equipment, we have had some pretty interesting companies at the centre. Some have changed direction, been acquired or moved into commercial space to continue to grow! Check out our Tecconnect Alumni companies:
Autoenter is incubating the idea of creating a virtual online premium used car dealership as well as incorporating aggregated data from dealer websites to provide a single portal that would give complete visibility of every new and used vehicle for sale by dealers in a given locale.
Autovance Technologies Inc.
Autovance is leading the way in web-based desking in the Canadian automotive industry, continually refining the perfect way for dealers to sell cars. With a growing company and team, they have left the centre to create a space that allows for further expansion and innovation.
GranDuke Geomatics offers customized software for geospatial applications in precision agriculture, environmental monitoring, and oil and gas. After moving out of Tecconnect, GranDuke and its 22 employees was acquired by Farmers Edge to provide advanced GIS and yield data processing services.
Great Excavations/Amphibious Equipment Solutions Inc.
Great Excavations offers customized, groundbreaking amphibious equipment solutions. They moved into their own workshop to focus on a new wave of innovations including unmanned amphibious machines that can work in places too dangerous for human operators.
Grow the Energy Circle Ltd. is a multi-faceted venture of sustainable agriculture that successfully put its plans into action upon leaving Tecconnect. They are focused on the conversion of waste to clean energy in a biogas-fuelled power generation facility right on their farm.
FiveGlobes, is a cloud-based start-up, which is focused on data management solutions that provide a secure, collaborative framework to make effective ongoing data decisions. They have moved into commercial space and continue to offer an innovative approach to data management.
Neospatial designs and develops methods for adapting digital entertainment-based game systems - including Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality for the purpose of integrating those processes into sociological, scientific and artistic research practice. Neospatial was set up as a hybrid company under Insitu Media who is still located in the centre.
Nomadogen Biotechnologies Inc. is an award-winning medical biotechnology company founded by four University of Lethbridge graduate students. As winners of the 2015 Community Futures Lethbridge Region Chinook Entrepreneur Challenge, they received free office space at Tecconnect for one year.
OBACS was a leading provider of high performance, computational software solutions and services for data processing, analysis and visualization applications. Owner Coskun Oba has since leveraged his expertise gained in this company to work on an analytical and data mining platform at DMTI Spatial.
OnSite Auto Telematics
OnSite Auto combines convenience, security, technology and experienced service to allow much better customer relations in the vehicle repair industry. As winners of the 2017 Community Futures Lethbridge Region Chinook Entrepreneur Challenge, they received free office space at Tecconnect for one year.
Rugged Mobile provided mobile and worksite solutions designed to enable organizations within the oil and gas industry to effectively collect, process and communicate critical business information in real time. With the economic downturn they were not able to garner enough market traction to continue.
Synbiologica took on the BEAR (Biologically Enhanced Assay in Real Time) project which aimed to create cheaper, faster, and more accurate results for hormone detection. As winners of the 2013 Community Futures Lethbridge Region Chinook Entrepreneur Challenge they received free office space at Tecconnect for one year but are still making headway in the health sciences industry.
Ventus Geospatial Inc.
Ventus Geospatial is a leading service provider in the Geospatial data market, where they specialize in the acquisition, assessment and analyses of all types of spatial data, with offices in Houston, Texas and Calgary, Alberta. They utilize their years of experience to select the appropriate technology to provide the best cost-effective solution.