Intergraph and AGILE partner to recognize exceptional GIS research

Intergraph and AGILE partner to recognize exceptional GIS research

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Intergraph Mapping and Geospatial Solutions, in collaboration with the Association of Geographic Information Laboratories for Europe (AGILE), today announced the second Intergraph research grant opportunity for AGILE members. The grant is open to any member using or intending to use Intergraph’s GeoMedia(R), IntelliWhere or ZI technology as the foundation for geographic information science (GIS) research. The Intergraph Research Grant Program will award $5,000 (U.S.) cash funding and a $50,000 software donation in recognition of an exceptional and innovative applied research proposal submitted by an AGILE member in an effort to further the implementation and evolution of GIS.
The grant recipient will be announced at AGILE’s seventh annual Conference on Geographic Information Science, April 29 – May 1, 2004, in Heraklion, Greece. All AGILE members are encouraged to submit a research proposal to [email protected] A distinguished panel of judges consisting of both AGILE and Intergraph executives will judge the submissions. Applications will be accepted through April 8, 2004.
The 2003 inaugural Intergraph Research Grant was awarded to the University of Zaragoza, Spain, an Intergraph Registered Research Laboratory, for the development of a Web-based national spatial data infrastructure (NSDI) for Spain. The project facilitated the exploitation of key public sector information for an extensive list of applications, contributing both to economic development and environmental management of the country. For more information on the University of Zaragoza’s award-winning research project, visit .
For complete Intergraph research grant guidelines for AGILE members, visit . For more information on Intergraph Mapping and Geospatial Solutions for Education, visit www.intergraph.com/education/.
The Association of Geographic Information Laboratories for Europe (AGILE) was established in early 1998 to promote academic teaching and research on geographic information science at the European level and to ensure the continuation of the networking activities that have emerged as a result of the EGIS Conferences and the European Science Foundation GISDATA Scientific Programmes.