20122012

February

Quebec International featured in Innovation Daily

News - Quebec City scores a Canadian first: FastTrac®, a top-ranked training program for individuals wishing to create and start up a high-tech company. It provides entrepreneurs with access to the full range of resources in the local ecosystem, as well as to all high-level stakeholders.

Government of Canada lends financial support to AddÉnergie Technologies Inc.

News - AddÉnergie Technologies designs, develops and sells charging stations for installation in public and private parking lots. These electrical power supply solutions, which incorporate advanced technologies developed in collaboration with Université Laval, are known for their ruggedness—particularly in extreme weather conditions—, their wireless communications system that allows for remote operation, and the flexibility of their configuration.

Canada Hosts the International Space Station Heads of Agencies Meeting in Quebec City

News - The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is hosting the International Space Station Heads of Agencies meeting in Quebec City on March 1st. The heads of the International Space Station partners will discuss cooperation in space exploration; the use, maintenance and future of the ISS and the benefits of the Space Station for humanity.

Major Wireless System Vendor Chooses EXFO's Simulators for Testing Its LTE Networks

News - EXFO received a multimillion dollar order to help this wireless system vendor deliver quality mobile networks to its tier-1 operator customers.

Creaform Celebrates 10 Years of Innovation

News - Over the 10 past years, Creaform has grown from a 5-employee metrology services start-up to a 300-employee international company and major developer and manufacturer of 3D portable optical measurement technology and provider of 3D engineering services. The company has shown a spectacular 79% compounded growth rate since 2002, and has sold more than 2500 systems in the past decade. Plus, the company has been awarded more than 30 prizes for its vision, innovation and success.

Jean-Lesage voted best airport In North America, for a second year in a row

News - For a second year in a row, the Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) has been voted Best Airport in North America in the 0-2 million passenger category according to Airport Service Quality (ASQ), a world-wide survey lead by Airports Council International (ACI) which measures airport client satisfaction.

Quebec City scores a Canadian first: FastTrac training program designed by the Kauffman Foundation

News - FastTrac® is a top-tier training program for tech firm creation and start-ups. It also gives entrepreneurs access to the local ecosystem’s full range of resources, as well as to all high-level stakeholders. Quebec International is the first organization in Canada to receive FastTrac® Affiliate certification from the Kauffman Foundation. (information page in french only)

Businesswomen and women business owners to gather for the first-ever “Women on the Move Forum”

News - The first-ever Women on the Move Forum will be held June 4 and 5, 2012, at Palais des Congrès de Montréal. The event, a joint presentation of Desjardins Group and Deloitte aims to bring women together around the theme Inspiring Success to discuss the major issues facing businesses today.

H2O Innovation once again named to the TSX Venture 50

News - H2O Innovation is proud to be once again selected on the 2012 TSX Venture 50, a ranking of strong performing companies listed on TSX Venture Exchange. It is comprised of ten companies from each of the following five sectors: Mining, Oil & Gas, Diversified Industries, Clean Technology and Technology & Life Sciences. H2O Innovation is part of the Clean Technology category.

Twitter & Nike Join Speaker Line-Up For 2012 Convention

News - SportAccord Convention today announced that Twitter CEO Omid Ashtari, Nike Brand CEO Charlie Denson and Feng June, founder and CEO of Chinese consumer electronics giant Aigo, will be conference speakers at the 2012 SportAccord Convention this Spring.

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