News - LeddarTech today announced the closing of its latest round of venture capital financing for $2.5 million. LeddarTech is the owner of the patented LeddarTM LED-based detection technology, a 3D detection solution that combines LED lighting and innovative signal processing into an accurate and robust detection solution. iSource, Accès Capital and Desjardins-Innovatech also participated in the financing led by GO Capital LP and BDC Venture Capital.
News - Frank T. Piller holds the Chair of Managementat RWTH Aachen University (RWTH), where he directs the Technology & Innovation Management Group. In addition to being one of Europe’s most prestigious institutions, RWTH is regarded as the top German university for the quality of the engineers and managers it graduates (WirtschaftsWoche, April 2013).
News - Asmacure Ltee, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel, proprietary compounds that target cholinergic receptors for the treatment of pulmonary diseases, today announced that the company will present four posters at the 2013 American Thoracic Society (ATS) International Conference, taking place May 17-22 in Philadelphia. All four will describe data around ASM-024, Asmacure's lead development compound, currently in development for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
News - Atrium Innovations Inc., an international manufacturer and distributor of science-based dietary supplements, is planning an acquisition in the $100-million range after completing its current vertical integration program, CEO Pierre Fitzgibbon said Tuesday.
News - Desjardins Group has been recognized for its manufacturing capabilities once again, receiving the esteemed Structured Products House of the Year Canada Award during a ceremony in Coral Gables, Florida on May 2. The prize was awarded by the internationally renowned London-based magazine Structured Products and recognized Desjardins’ innovation in the manufacturing of structured products in 2012.
News - Atrium Innovations announces that it has extended its research partnership with the Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods ("INAF"). In June 2011, Atrium launched a comprehensive applied clinical research program in collaboration with INAF at Université Laval in Quebec City. The original program was funded through the end of 2013.
News - Following three years of successful cooperation, InnovMetric Software Inc. and its Thai business partner, Mr. Chaiyasit Thongplio of PW Technical Support (Thailand) Co. Ltd., proudly announced today the launch of PolyWorks Thailand.
News - DEQ Systems Corp., a leading provider of table game bonusing, progressive jackpot and table game linking solutions, is proud to announce today that its wide area table game progressive management system, Real Link™, has won in the Best Table Gaming Technology category in the 2013 edition of the Inside Asian Gaming Supplier Awards.
News - The Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) in partnership with Desjardins retrofitted a Quebec home to reduce the impact of winter storms and earthquakes. As part of the insurance industry’s ongoing commitment to educate Canadian homeowners about disaster safety, ICLR has once again chosen Emergency Preparedness Week (May 5-11) to unveil its latest home retrofit project, this time in Quebec City, Quebec.
News - Medicago announced that it has successfully produced a new VLP vaccine candidate for the H7N9 virus that is responsible for the current influenza outbreak in China. "To our knowledge, Medicago is the first to produce a VLP vaccine candidate against this potential pandemic strain demonstrating our ability to be a first responder in a pandemic scenario," said Andy Sheldon, President and CEO of Medicago.