The TECTERRA HIRE Program supports the employment of highly-qualified technical and business personnel. The new hire will be a key technical resource to contribute to the success of the development/commercialization of a new geomatics technology.

  • Amount: Up to 50% of the new hire’s salary to a maximum $50,000. If candidates are relocating from outside Alberta, additional funding of 50% of eligible moving expenses to a maximum $10,000 can be covered as well.
  • Timeline: Open; applications accepted on an ongoing basis. New hires must be employed for the duration of the 12-month funding period with intentions of keeping them indefinitely.
  • Business Eligibility: Small Alberta-based geomatics companies (50 or less employees, <$5M annual revenue).
  • Candidate Eligibility: Post-secondary graduates of a geomatics or related field who is eligible to work in Canada.

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