Intergraph and AGILE Further Partnership to Honor Outstanding Research in the European Geospatial Information Science Community

Annual Intergraph research grant recipient to be announced at eighth AGILE conference

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., March 22, 2005 -- Intergraph Mapping and Geospatial Solutions, in partnership with the Association of Geographic Information Laboratories for Europe (AGILE), today announced its annual Intergraph research grant opportunity open to any AGILE member using or intending to use Intergraph’s GeoMedia(R), IntelliWhere(R) or Z/I Imaging(R) technology. The Intergraph Research Grant Program will award $5,000 (U.S.) funding and a $50,000 software donation in recognition of an outstanding and innovative applied research proposal submitted by an AGILE member. This program reaffirms the organization’s continued commitment to progressing the implementation and advancement of geographic information science.

The grant recipient will be announced at AGILE’s eighth annual Conference on GIScience, May 26-28, 2005, in Estoril, Portugal. The conference provides a forum for all AGILE members to network and exchange ideas and experiences on a European level as well as to initiate and stimulate the formation of working groups on specific subjects of special interest within the geographic information science community. All AGILE members are encouraged to submit a research proposal to no later than April 25, 2005, to be eligible for consideration. The distinguished panel of judges, consisting of both AGILE and Intergraph executives, will evaluate the submissions.

“Our association is extremely grateful for the valuable opportunity to work with Intergraph for the third consecutive year to honor an outstanding member of our organization and to promote the evolution of the geosciences throughout Europe,” said Mauro Salvemini, Chairman, AGILE. “By offering grants for AGILE members within the European academic community, Intergraph is strengthening our mission of promoting academic teaching and research on geographic information science at the European level and ensuring the continuation of networking activities.”

Interested applicants should contact for application guidelines and additional information. For detailed information about Intergraph’s Education Program, visit

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