News - Université Laval rector Denis Brière and vice rector of research and creation Sophie D’Amours announced today the creation of the International Chair on Interventional Cardiology and the Transradial Approach. Attending the event were Andy Williams, Vice President, Global Surgery, Johnson & Johnson Medical Companies, Canada, and Faculty of Medicine professor Dr. Olivier Bertrand, the chairholder.
News - The first International Summit of Cooperatives held last fall was so successful that another one is being organized for next year. The second Summit will take place in Quebec City, Canada, from October 6–9, 2014. Desjardins Group and the International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) will be teaming up again for this major gathering of the cooperative and mutual community.
News - 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 addressing critical needs in drug discovery or development. This competition is widely open to the Quebec scientific community including private organizations and academic research institutions.
News - CO2 Solutions announces that it has been awarded a contract by the CO2 Capture Project (CCP) for providing certain project data and reports to CCP, relative to the prepilot phase of CO2 Solutions’ Alberta oil sands project. The CCP is a partnership of several major energy companies working together to advance the technologies that will underpin the deployment of industrial-scale CO2 capture and storage. Phase Three (CCP3) members are BP, Chevron, Eni, Petrobras, Shell, and Suncor.
News - CQDM is pleased to announce the renewal of its funding from the Business-led Networks of Centres of Excellence (BL-NCE) for a total amount of $ 11.7 M. For more information, please consult the press release and picture enclosed.
News - The work of Professor Frédéric Calon and his team at Centre de recherche du CHUQ appears on the prestigious list of top 10 discoveries in 2012 selected by Québec Science magazine.
News - Phytronix, recognized as a leader in the field of analytical instrumentation services, is pleased to announce the opening of its new office in Toronto. This marks the opening of the third Phytronix Office in Canada and will join the two others currently in operation in Montreal and Quebec City.
News - Korem is pleased to announce that its President, Sebastien Vachon, has been chosen by the Selection committee of the Quebec Technology Association as one of the three finalists for the 2013 edition of the prestigious Investment Quebec CEO of the Year award.
News - Creaform is very proud to announce that the Plastics business field (BF) of major automotive manufacturer Volkswagen Group has fitted its plant in Wolfsburg, Germany with a virtual measurement room equipped with the Creaform measurement technologies, as part of a pilot project.
News - Spatialytics is proud to announce the immediate release of GeoKettle 2.5, the Community Edition of its Spatial ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) tool. Dedicated to operational and analytical geospatial data integration, this latest version provide users with a tool that is even more powerful, more scalable, faster, and aligned with industry standards.