Richmond Hill, Ontario, May 22, 2014 – Compugen was recognized as a finalist for the Channel Cares award at the 2014 Intel® Solutions Summit (ISS) North America. The award ceremony took place on April 23rd at the Aria Hotel and Casino Resort in Las Vegas.
Intel Solutions Summit is one of the most prestigious channel events in North America. This invitation-only conference enables top-tier Intel Technology Providers to connect with other Intel channel partners, Intel executives and receive updates on the latest technologies, market trends and Intel product innovations. Each year, Intel honours its Platinum partners for excellence in various categories.
Compugen has supported Canada’s national literacy organization Frontier College (FC) for over 20 years. Our activities have included annual fundraising events such as our 10k road run (1995-2000) and our Knowledge Network annual fundraising event involving silent auction and direct donation to FC. In 2009 Compugen received the Fitzpatrick Award from FC. http://bit.ly/1cz2CZp.
Compugen’s Green4Good™ acquires retired corporate assets, securely refurbishes them and allows corporations to turn the proceeds into donations to a charity of their choice. www.green4good.ca
Compugen partners with Rogers, Microsoft and Toronto Community Housing (TCH) on Connected for Success ™ to offer subsidized internet and discounted computers with educational and productivity software to residents of TCH. http://bit.ly/LXdCc4.
Key components of Compugen’s social commitments include enabling Frontier College to broaden its base of programs among urban and aboriginal children and youth, introducing technology-based remote tutoring to Frontier College programs, deferring the recycling of computers while supporting social agencies such as Canadian Centre for Abuse Awareness and the Toronto Massey Centre for Women and supporting digital literacy among children in Toronto Community Housing.
Compugen’s investment in its social programs has amounted to nearly one million dollars for Frontier College and thousands of hours of staff and volunteer time working on the road run, the literacy event, Green4Good and Connected for Success.
“Intel highly values our outstanding partners within the compute industry,” said Todd Garrigues, Director of North America Partner Marketing. “We feel privileged to showcase partners who demonstrate and deliver innovative customer solutions based on Intel technologies.”
“Compugen is particularly proud of its long-standing engagement in Canadian communities, particularly in the field of literacy, and now digital literacy, amongst aboriginal and low-income children and youth,” said Andrew Stewart, VP, Corporate Services and Marketing, Compugen. “We are honoured by this recognition from Intel.”
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