20132013

March

Needle-free INJEX syringes now sold in Canada

News - Millions of Canadians will be glad to hear that needle-free INJEX syringes are now available for purchase from Marketing Medical Canada Inc., a Quebec-based Canadian company specializing in the international distribution of innovative health products. INJEX syringes draw on the principles of biomechanics to deliver virtually pain-free injections directly into subcutaneous fatty tissue. INJEX improves patient quality of life by greatly reducing the discomfort and fear that may come with conventional needle injections.

International Cancer Cluster Showcase 2013

News - This focused partnering event will showcase cutting edge cancer R&D activities in six regions and clusters. Massachusetts, Quebec, Toulouse, Oslo, the UK "Golden triangle" and the Chicago Cancer Cluster have teamed up to present their innovative oncology pipelines to an international audience as a satellite event to BIO 2013. The compact event features company and poster presentations and focused networking opportunities with an international oncology community.

Canada ranks 4th on the Global Opportunity Index - FDI rankings

News - The index, part of the Milken Institute's Access to Global Capital Initiative in partnership with Liquidnet, provides a systematic, data-rich framework to shed light on nations' attractiveness to foreign investors, the kind that commit "patient" capital to strategic projects that benefit all parties well into the future. It not only considers economic variables but also examines key business, legal, and regulatory policies that can drive those decisions.

Quebec City and Lévis appear in MoneySense magazine’s list of Canada’s Best Places to Live 2013

News - Quebec City and Lévis are the only urban areas in Quebec e ranked in the Top 10 in their respective categories (large city and mid-sized city).

New Research on PCA3 Presented at the 2013 European Association of Urology (EAU) Congress

News - DiagnoCure is pleased to report that Dr. Harry Rittenhouse spoke about the clinical utility of the urinary marker PCA3 during the International Conference on Prostate Cancer Prevention 2013 with Consensus Conference on Chemoprevention of Prostate Cancer held during the 28th annual European Association of Urology congress held in Milan from March 15-19th.

The Bella Desgagnés - En route to Canada !

News - It is with great enthusiasm that Relais Nordik, a subsidiary of Desgagnés, informs the public that the ship Bella Desgagnés left Italy this Friday, March 22, 2013, en route to Canada. The company stated that the ship will take about 14 days to get to Halifax where she will stop to clear customs and be restocked, and will then proceed to Blanc-Sablon where she should dock in the evening of April 7, 2013.

Foreign Direct Investment in Quebec City metropolitan region

News - Over the past few decades, Quebec City has made the transition from an economy primarily based on the traditional sectors to one based on new technology-related research and innovation, known as the knowledge economy. n 2012, the Quebec City region was named one of the Top 7 Intelligent Communities in the prestigious international contest organized by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF). It was also ranked among the Smart 21 Communities in 2010 and 2011. Nearly 400 applications from cities and regions around the world are evaluated each year.

Train of Le Massif de Charlevoix gets recognition from railway industry

News - The Train of Le Massif de Charlevoix has received le Prix Richard-Couture, an annual award presented by Groupe TRAQ to the organization or person having made the greatest contribution to the development of railway transporation in Québec in 2012. Presented at Groupe TRAQ’s 17th annual rail industry seminar, on March 21 the award went to Daniel Gauthier, Chairman of the Board of Directors at Le Massif de Charlevoix and instigator of this project.

H2O Innovation awarded CAD$3.7 million in contracts for municipal and industrial water treatment

News - Two of the contracts announced today will see H2O Innovation design, assemble, deliver and commission nanofiltration drinking water production systems from surface water for the two Canadian municipalities of Waterville and Eastman, QC. A real estate developer and constructor active in the State of New York has also awarded a contract to H2O Innovation for the design, assembly, delivery and installation of a wastewater treatment system.

Québec City Jean Lesage Airport: decade of growth and another year crowned with success

News - The Chair of the Board of Aéroport de Québec inc. (AQi), Mr. André Fortin, along with the President and CEO of AQi, Mr. Gaëtan Gagné, presented the 2012 Annual Report today at the company’s Annual Public Meeting. After ten years of growth, the company has once again shown remarkable performance in 2012 with excellent results in all respects.

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