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2012

CQDM – Explore 2013 Call for proposals

News - CQDM is proud to announce the launch of its third annual Explore competition. The main goal of this program is to support unconventional and highly innovative projects that could lead to the development of cutting edge tools or technologies that have a potential disruptive impact on biopharmaceutical research. This competition is widely open to the Quebec scientific community including private organizations and academic research institutions.

ABB to develop a new generation infrared camera for the Canadian Forces

News - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has been awarded a contract by the Canadian Government to develop a new generation helmet-mounted camera system for the Canadian Forces. The contract was awarded by the Canadian Government through a competitive procurement process.

Travel + Leisure’s 500 Awards Rank Auberge Saint-Antoine as Number One in Canada

News - Auberge Saint-Antoine is proud to announce their recognition as the highest ranked hotel in Canada in Travel + Leisure's 2013 T+L 500 Awards. With the property’s history dating back as early as 1687, the celebrated hotel is famous for its unique Canadian heritage and legendary cuisine. “We are absolutely thrilled to be awarded with this honour,” says Jean-Louis Souman, General Manager of Auberge Saint-Antoine. “Especially considering these awards are voted on by the readers of Travel +Leisure, this is even more meaningful to us as our guests are our number one priority.”

BioProduction21: Implementation of a biomanufacturing research platform

News - The research platform, known as BioProduction21, will feature a technology developed by Medicago and will be carried out in collaboration with Folia Biotech and Laval University’s Infectious Diseases Research Centre (CRI). The technology is based on plant remedies used to produce different varieties of protein that are instrumental in developing vaccines and other technologies or applications, such as therapeutic proteins and diagnostic solutions. Quebec International, the regional economic development agency, has been mandated with managing the financial assistance.

DEQ forms strategic alliance with Las Vegas Sands

News - DEQ Systems, a leading provider of table game bonusing, jackpot and loyalty solutions, announces it has formed a strategic alliance with Las Vegas Sands for the development of new and unique products for the Las Vegas Sands Group.

CO2 Solutions Announces Extension of its Agreement with Procede Group B.V.

News - CO2 Solutions announced it has extended its Consulting and Technology Transfer Agreement with Procede Group B.V. ("Procede") for the continued development of CO2 Solutions' proprietary enzyme-based carbon capture technology. Under the terms of the extended Agreement, Procede will remain exclusive to CO2 Solutions for all work in the field of enzyme-enhanced carbon capture, including the execution of the Company's recently announced project in the Alberta oil sands.

Medicago and Folia Biotech Receive $415,000 Investment by Quebec Government and Quebec City for Innovative Regional Project

News - Medicago and Folia Biotech, a private biotechnology firm that focuses on vaccine enhancement using plant virus recombinant protein as an adjuvant, announce the receipt of$415,000 in financial support from the Quebec government and the municipality of Quebec City to fund a feasibility study for a unique biopharmaceutical production project, known as BioProduction21, part of the Quebec Region's Life Science ACCORD Cluster.

Capturing innovation: carbon capture inspired by nature

News - When it comes to developing innovative and sustainable solutions, nature can be a powerful muse. Such was the case for the Québec City-based company CO2 Solutions. An innovator in its field, the clean tech company is using an enzyme found in humans, as well as in all other living things, for carbon capture.

SSQ continues expansion with construction of a complex at Place Charles-LeMoyne in Longueuil

News - SSQ, Life Insurance Company Inc. has made an offer to purchase a 4,000 m2 property at Place Charles-LeMoyne in Longueuil in order to build Tour SSQ, a real estate project worth over $55 million. SSQ Financial Group has until March 2013 to carry out the various analyses and studies needed to confirm its offer.

Dominique Brown passes the torch as head of Beenox

News - More than 12 years after founding Beenox, Quebec City's biggest video game developer, studio head, Dominique Brown, has decided to pursue new personal challenges and will pass the torch to longtime colleagues Sylvain Morel and Thomas Wilson, who will take the helm as co-studio heads on December 21, 2012.

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