GIRO helps connect students to the business world
(ENP Newswire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) ENP Newswire - 24 April 2014
Release date- 23042014 - Montreal, QC - During the 21st scholarship awards ceremony at the Ecole de technologie superieure (ETS), GIRO presented a scholarship to Jonathan Simard, Bachelor of Computer Science Engineering.
Each year, GIRO provides financial support to ETS students and encourages an undergraduate student who wishes to pursue a career in the field of public transit, operational research, or sustainable development.
'We want to support talented youths, especially in science and technology,' outlines Claudine Plante, Director of Human Resources at GIRO. 'In addition to providing scholarships at the university level, GIRO also supports MR3, a non-profit organization that helps high school students, as well as Les Scientifines, another non-profit that organizes scientific activities for primary school students.'
About the Fonds de developpement de l'ETS (FDETDS)
The Fonds de developpement de l'ETS (ETS Development Fund) helps maintain educational excellence standards thanks to the business community's financial participation. In 2013-2014, the FDETS distributed $1,025,000 to research chairs, undergraduate and graduate-level scholarships, technological entrepreneurship scholarships, as well as to other needs. At the ceremony on March 25th, some 133 students, 18 student clubs and groups, as well a 7 Centech companies benefited from the generosity of the numerous donors.
GIRO Inc. is a leading provider of software solutions for planning and managing transport-related operations. The company's HASTUSTM, HASTUS-RailTM, GIRO/ACCESTM, and GeoRouteTM products combine advanced operations research optimization techniques with powerful data management tools to bring tangible benefits to clients world-wide. Based in Montreal, Canada, GIRO maintains close ties with research centers and universities to ensure that its optimization tools leverage the latest developments and provide maximum benefits to customers.
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