News - The three patents broadly cover the use of the enzyme carbonic anhydrase (CA) flowing through an absorption reactor either homogeneously or attached to or in substrates, and optionally removed after absorption, for the efficient capture of carbon emissions from any gas stream with any aqueous solvent or solution. Notable industry applications of the patents for carbon management include power generation, oil refining, metals production, and cement production, among others.
News - DEQ Systems Corp. announced it concluded a strategic alliance with Unlimited Concepts. Unlimited Concepts and its CEO Cary Lucier have won numerous game content awards in the gaming industry and the company already has several titles in casinos in Nevada and abroad. This agreement will see DEQ taking over the commercialization responsibilities for the currently commercialized products as well as having the first right of refusal on all new products for the coming 5 years.
News - DEQ Systems Corp., a leading provider of table game bonusing, jackpot and loyalty solutions, announced today it will be participating and presenting at the 15th Annual ICR Xchange in Miami, Florida. The investment forum will run from January 15-17th, 2013 and DEQ is presenting as part of the Public Company Day 1 Track.
News - Hortau Inc., a Quebec City-based company that designs and manufactures cutting-edge irrigation management technologies, and Avrio Capital, Canada's leading private equity firm focused on food and agriculture, today announced a $3-million equity financing that will allow Hortau to consolidate its position as the leading precision irrigation management company in North America. Hortau is recognized as one of the world's leading innovators in irrigation management. Its Irrolis™ 3 system considerably reduces the amount of water needed to irrigate agricultural fields, thereby improving environmental performance and yield.
News - Article on the Techno Tour, a tour of some of the great animation and gaming studios in Quebec City. Published on the Toronto Thumbs website.
News - Medicago announces that it has been awarded an Indefinite Delivery / Indefinite Quantity contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency based on Medicago having met all the technical requirement standards for the contract. As a result of Medicago having met these requirements and standards, Medicago is now allowed to bid for the manufacture and delivery of certain tobacco-produced proteins, for which Medicago has already demonstrated a proven ability.
News - Aeterna Zentaris announced that it has reached an agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on a Special Protocol Assessment for an upcoming Phase 3 registration trial in endometrial cancer with its doxorubicin peptide conjugate, AEZS-108. The SPA agreement states that the proposed trial protocol design, clinical endpoints and planned analyses are acceptable to the FDA to support a regulatory submission.
News - “Our research identifies a molecular pathway by which morphine can increase pain, and suggests potential new ways to make morphine effective for more patients,” says senior author Dr. Yves De Koninck, Professor at Université Laval in Quebec City. The team included researchers from The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Toronto, the Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Québec, the US and Italy.
News - CQDM is proud to announce the launch of its third annual Explore competition. 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 that have a potential disruptive impact on biopharmaceutical research. This competition is widely open to the Quebec scientific community including private organizations and academic research institutions.
News - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has been awarded a contract by the Canadian Government to develop a new generation helmet-mounted camera system for the Canadian Forces. The contract was awarded by the Canadian Government through a competitive procurement process.