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SAIT Polytechnic Receives Federal Funding to Support New Technologies in Alberta’s Sports and Wellness Industries

March 21, 2012
Calgary, Alberta

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Minister Yelich at funding announcement for SAIT Polytechnic’s Sports and Wellness Engineering Technology Institute (SWETI)
Minister Yelich announces federal funding for SAIT Polytechnic’s Sports and Wellness Engineering Technology Institute (SWETI)

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Minister Yelich at funding announcement for SAIT Polytechnic’s Sports and Wellness Engineering Technology Institute (SWETI)
Minister Yelich helps push new sports and wellness technology development with (from left) Mr. Claude Lemieux, CEO of Graf Canada; Dr. Jon Kolb, Director of Sport Science, Medicine, and Innovation for Canada’s Own the Podium; Mr. Troy Crowder, President of True Stride and (in driver’s seat) Brian Hughes, member of SAIT Polytechnic’s fabrication lab team.

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Minister Yelich at funding announcement for SAIT Polytechnic’s Sports and Wellness Engineering Technology Institute (SWETI)
Minister Yelich (centre) views bobsleigh design features with Dr. Alex Zahavich, Director of Applied Research and Innovation Services for SAIT Polytechnic (right), and Dr. Jon Kolb, Director of Sport Science, Medicine, and Innovation for Canada’s Own the Podium (left)

Companies and organizations working to design and manufacture new sports and wellness products in Alberta will receive greater support as a result of federal funding announced today by the Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification. News Release >