ING Robotic Aviation and Centre de géomatique du Québec (CGQ) win Célébrons le Partenariat award

OTTAWA, May 15, 2014 /CNW/ - ING Robotic Aviation, alongside partner company Centre de géomatique du Québec (CGQ), has been granted the Célébrons le Partenariat award. In recognition of this award, both companies will be attending the 5th edition Célébrons le Partenariat gala hosted by the Association for the Development of Research and Innovation of Quebec (ADRIQ). The companies are 1 of 7 partnerships selected to attend out of the 28 that applied to the contest. This prestigious event recognizes the commercial success of technology in Quebec, specifically in the collaboration between researchers, entrepreneurs, and their partners.

The event will take place on the evening of May 15, 2014 at the Salle de bal Le Windsor in Montreal, Quebec. ADRIQ, a unique and influential supporter of technological innovation in Quebec, will be announcing and honouring the 7 project winners at the evening gala.

"We are very honoured to have been selected for this distinguished award," says ING Robotic Aviation CEO and founder, Ian Glenn. "It is humbling to know our hard work towards reinventing aviation is being recognized."

The gala will be recognizing the activities that ING Robotic Aviation and CGQ have been collaborating together on in developing robotic aircraft system solutions for the commercial market. Currently, the Responder robotic aircraft system that CGQ purchased from ING Robotic Aviation is being used to collect aerial imagery for scientific research in geomatic activities.

ING Robotic Aviation delivers airborne sensing solutions and much more.  The company developed their skills through extensive operational surveillance work with the Canadian military.  From these beginnings, they are now providing commercial services including critical infrastructure inspections, forest fire monitoring and land use planning in North America and other regions. Their clients are getting the right information in the right hands in a timely manner, while also discovering whole new uses and capabilities for robotic aviation.  ING Robotic Aviation is at the forefront of a disruptive technological and operational change, focused on reinventing aviation.

CGQ is a non-profit organization that is central to technology transfer. They work with other organizations to develop an abundance of efficiently retrieved knowledge. Their mission is to improve and innovate the use and development of geomatics by applied research, technical assistance and training. They have consequently created a highly dynamic mapping system.

SOURCE ING Robotic Aviation

For further information: Ashley Wuennenberg / ING Robotic Aviation /ashley.wuennenberg@ingrobotic.com / 1 613 875-9127