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February

Korem strengthens its partnership with Pitney Bowes Software and expands its offering in France

News - Korem, a specialist in geospatial technology development and integration, is setting up shop in Paris as official reseller for Pitney Bowes Software (PBS) in France. This move strengthens Korem's partnership with PBS, a global leader in customer data, analytics, communication software and services, who is an existing French reseller of Korem solutions.

FDA Approves Progensa® PCA3 Assay First Urine‐Based Molecular Test to Help Determine Need for Repeat Prostate Biopsies

News - DiagnoCure, a Quebec life sciences company that develops and commercializes high‐value cancer diagnostic tests, announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Gen‐Probe’s PROGENSA® PCA3 assay, the first molecular test to help determine the need for repeat prostate biopsies in men who have had a previous negative biopsy.

Government of Canada supports Québec Winter Carnival

News - The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, today announced the awarding of financial assistance from the Government of Canada to the Québec Winter Carnival.

Bell, Telus launch joint LTE network - Montreal, Quebec City get coverage

News - Bell Canada Enterprises Inc. and Telus Corp. announced they will launch a joint LTE wireless network in Montreal and Quebec City on Friday

Quebec airport security firm takes on the world

News - Eric Bergeron doesn't want airports to toss out their security scanners every time they need an upgrade. Keep the hardware, says the founding chief executive of Optosecurity Inc., and let his Quebec City-based company provide the same upgrade through software alone. Mr. Bergeron recently discussed his plans to capture the global security scanning software market with Financial Post technology reporter Jameson Berkow.

CGI to grow in St. Roch

News - CGI Group Inc. will not only remain in Quebec City's St. Roch district but will expand its workforce there, the company said Friday. Up to 150 employees could be added to the Quebec City office over the next 18 months, said Lorne Gorber, senior vice-president of global communications and investor relations.

Chilling out at Quebec's Hotel de Glace: a night on ice Read more: http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/12043/1209450-37.stm#ixzz1mIn8UXFz

News - I'm not going to lie. My husband thought I was nuts when I suggested spending my January birthday at Hotel de Glace here in Canada. Our winter getaways typically are spent someplace warm, preferably with a sandy beach, always with a pool or waterfront bar that serves fruity cocktails garnished with colorful paper umbrellas.

Announcement of the three finalists for the 2012 Investissement Québec CEO of the Year Award

News - The selection committee of the Quebec Technology Association today revealed the names of the three finalists for the prestigious 2012 Investissement Québec CEO of the Year Award: Martin Le Sauteur, CEO, Acquisio; Miguel Caron, CEO, Funcom Games Canada Inc.; Éric Bergeron, President and Chief Executive Officer, Optosecurity Inc.

Research, Education and Commercial Partnership with Dr. Bruce Ames and Juvenon, Inc.

News - Atrium Innovations announces a multi-year research, education and commercial partnership with Juvenon, Inc. and its founder Dr. Bruce Ames, a world renowned scientist. The agreement provides Atrium with rights to patents for the development and commercialization of products promoting healthy aging. The rights are exclusive to Atrium for healthcare practitioners in North America, and also include general distribution and endorsement rights in Europe.

Desjardins AccèsD Services client contact centres, the only ones worldwide to receive COPC certification for an eighth consecutive year

News - Desjardins Group’s AccèsD Services client contact centres have received the prestigious COPC (Customer Operation Performance Center) certification for an eighth consecutive year. Currently, no other organization in the world of any type has held a COPC certification for this long.

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