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Opsens announces first use of its FFR products by Dr. Nico Pijls

News - Opsens inc. is pleased to announce the first use of the OptoWire and OptoMonitor, its products to measure Fractional Flow Reserve ("FFR"), by Dr. Nico Pijls in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. Opsens' FFR products are designed to optimize the diagnosis and guide the treatment of patients with coronary heart disease.

DiagnoCure's new prostate cancer multimarker urine test featured at a recent press event of the American Urological Association

News - DiagnoCure Inc.reports that the results of the prospective trial on its prostate cancer panel (PCP) urine test were well received by the urologist community attending the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA) held from May 15 to May 19 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

CO2 Solutions Announces Successful Start-Up of Demonstration Plant

News - CO2 Solutions Inc., the leader in the field of enzyme-enabled carbon capture technology, today announced that its 10 tonnes per day (tpd) CO2 capture demonstration project at Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec, has commenced in line with the Company`s timeline as communicated previously.

Medicago to build $245 M production facility in Quebec City

News - Medicago, a major Canadian biotech company and an international leader in the development and production of plant-based vaccines and therapeutics, is proud to announce that Quebec City will be home to its new production complex. The $245 million project will create 200 new high-skilled jobs by 2019, adding to the team of 180 employees already working at Medicago’s Quebec City office and laboratories. The project is expected to generate more than $461 million in direct and indirect economic benefits over the next five years.

ADRIQ honored GenePOC with Québec Innovation award

News - The 6th edition of the event Celebrating Partnership was presented by the « Association for the Development of Research and Innovation in Quebec » (ADRIQ) to recognize the achievements of Québec technology collaborations between researchers, entrepreneurs and their partners.

Quebec City’s Economic Growth Expected to Hit A Five-Year High in 2015

News - Ongoing recovery in manufacturing and stronger services growth will help Québec City’s economy grow by 2.4 per cent in 2015, the city's fastest increase since 2010, according to The Conference Board of Canada's Metropolitan Outlook: Spring 2015. The positive momentum should continue into next year when even stronger growth of 2.7 per cent is expected.

Ubisoft Quebec presents Assassin's Creed Syndicate

News - Ubisoft unveiled Assassin’s Creed® Syndicate, the latest installment of the popular video game franchise, with development led by Ubisoft Québec. After being established 10 years ago, Ubisoft Quebec is proud to announce the development of the largest project in its history, as well as the largest video game production ever developed and led in Québec City.

B-TEMIA announces closing of financing with Epic Capital Management

News - B-TEMIA Inc., a market leader in human augmentation, announced the closing of a private placement with a group of Canadian private investors and the Toronto-based private healthcare fund, Epic Capital Management Inc., a boutique investment firm focused on Canadian small and mid-cap securities. This new financing confirms a 60% increase in B-TEMIA's value creation over the last year.

Malimousse seafood dip wins the SIAL Innovation 2015 Grand Award

News - At the Canadian Agri-Food Export Cocktail Reception, Malimousse Seafood Dip with Greek yogurt received the 2015 SIAL Innovation Grand Award. Made with Greek Yogurt and Gluten Free, this new dip from Québec City-based Malimousse pleased the jury by its quality, its flavour and its simple list of ingredients.

Thales to Host the Joint Research Unit in Urban Science, Quebec City to Become a Life-Size Urban Lab

News - A $19.2M project will provide Quebec City with a new urban science joint research lab around which will be built a world-class open innovation ecosystem in this emerging multidisciplinary field of knowledge. In partnership with Quebec City authorities, Laval University, the National Institute of Scientific Research (INRS), the Quebec Metro High Tech Park and Thales Canada Inc., and with the support of the Government of the Province of Quebec, the Joint Research Unit aims to position the citizen at the center of municipal activities and to design urban science solutions for the future, in areas such as water and power management, urban spaces and infrastructure and individual, asset and data mobility and safety.


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