SERVING OUR COMMUNITIES
Committed to build on the success of our initiatives in the communities we operate in.
Prostate Cancer Centre "Keep it in Alberta" November Campaign - 2021
Together with all of our donors we raised $700,000 towards men’s health in Alberta! Thank you to everyone who donated to the campaign over the month of November, we couldn’t do what we do without you.
Breast-Conserving Surgery Donation
The AGAT Foundation in partnership with the Rance and Marilyn Fisher Family Foundation have provided a donation of $600,000 to the Rockyview and Peter Lougheed Hospitals to greatly improve breast cancer surgery and treatment in Calgary.
PSMA PET CT Diagnostics Device Donation
Dr. Denise Chan and Dr. Steven Yip receive cheque from the AGAT Foundation for the first PSMA PET CT Diagnostic Device in Calgary and explain why this is necessary and its importance to Albertans.
Cyclotron coming to Calgary
This cyclotron and new radiopharmaceutical facility will be coming to Calgary to improve access to diagnostic tests and treatment for cancer, cardiac and neurological conditions.
AGAT Foundation is proud of our commitment to sustainability and social responsibility. We believe careful stewardship of the environment and the creation and sharing of social benefits are vital aspects of an effective and credible practice.
AGAT Foundation formation was a natural progression of AGAT laboratories historical and ongoing participation with charitable organizations for over 41 years. Our purpose is to share knowledge and unite people who share a common direction in building community endeavors, creating and healing through both science and scientific technologies all in the betterment of society. We are committed to bridging the gap between industry, communities and different disciplines of science.
Ongoing Community Programs
AGAT LABORATORIES COMMUNITY SANITIZER DONATIONS
The AGAT Foundation Bus helps students to experience knowledge in the sciences by bringing them from surrounding schools and exposing them to interactive science experiences at some of the AGAT Laboratories facilities.
THE MAN VAN™ EARLY PROSTATE CANCER DETECTION AWARENESS
The AGAT Foundation is a proud sponsor of the MAN VAN™ Canada’s first and only mobile men’s health clinic. Although currently on hold due to the current pandemic situation; when running, the program offers free prostate specific antigen (PSA) tests to men over 40.
STEM SCHOOL TOURS SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY INITIATIVES
In honor of the ongoing STEM initiative getting students involved in key careers within these fields, the AGAT Foundation organizes and hosts students in educational tours of their laboratory facilities showcasing and introducing them to career paths in the science and technology fields.