SERVING OUR COMMUNITIES
Committed to build on the success of our initiatives in the communities we operate in.
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.
GIVING BACK TO THE COMMUNITY
Supporting research and development in the sciences in the hopes of having a more profound impact in advancing knowledge, awareness and community based initiatives throughout Canada.
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE FOR A GOOD CAUSE
In collaboration with AGAT Laboratories and their expertise, the AGAT Foundation continues to distribute a surface and hand sanitizer for use in response to the global pandemic.
MICHAEL DESANTI CENTRE FOR EXCELLENCE
The Centre and its Auditorium where all broadcasts emanate from is dedicated to the development of knowledge based initiatives which reach out with information on many different facets of life today.
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.