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Quebec City On Track For A Record Year Of Foreign Investment

News - Recent foreign direct investments announced for Québec City show that the region is successfully holding its own in the face of international competition. This year alone, Medicago (Japan; vaccine production facility and R&D centre), Thales (France; joint research unit in urban science), OVH (France; R&D centre in digital services), Larian Studios (Belgium; video game studio), and Microsoft (United States; cloud services data centre) have already announced over $300 million in investments in Quebec’s capital city.

The Harper Government Supports Improvements to the Port of Quebec

News - The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, was joined today by Mario Girard, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Quebec Port Authority, to announce $60,219,333 in federal funding for the project to construct a deepwater multipurpose terminal at the Port of Quebec, under the National Infrastructure Component of the New Building Canada Fund.

INO achieves Gold in Canada Awards for Excellence

News - INO is pleased to announce that it has earned a Gold Canada Awards for Excellence under the Quality category. The prize will be officially presented on October 29, 2015, at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, on the occasion of the Excellence Summit & Canada Awards for Excellence.

$65 million investment - Valcartier Vacation Village announces the construction of an indoor waterpark and 4-star hotel complex

News - Valcartier Vacation Village announced the construction of a major recreation and tourism complex featuring an indoor waterpark and 4-star hotel with 153 suites, the first of its kind in Quebec! This major tourism industry initiative, representing a private investment of $65 million, will complement the group's entertainment offerings with year-round accommodations and annual activities that will be sure to please the entire family. The complex is scheduled to open in December 2016.

TSO3 creates U.S. entity - Plans to open U.S. facility

News - TSO3 Inc. an innovator in sterilization technology for medical devices in healthcare settings, announced the formation of a wholly owned subsidiary: TSO3 Corporation, structured under the laws of the State of Delaware, and located in the State of South Carolina, USA. The new entity is being created to meet the demands of US customers for product, service and education.

OPSENS Moves FFR Activities to Increase Manufacturing Capacity

News - Opsens Inc. announces that in light of the positive feedback on the performance of its products developed to measure Fractional Flow Reserve ("FFR"), the OptoWire and OptoMonitor ("Opsens' FFR products"), and the recent FDA approval for the commercialization of these products in the U.S., the Company is going forward with a massive expansion to increase the manufacturing capacity and accommodate its growing number of employees.

handyem and FlowMetric Diagnostics announce their partnership in the development of Flow Cytometry- Based Solutions in diagnostic capabilities.

News - handyem Inc. and FlowMetric Diagnostics Inc. announce their partnership centralized around the incorporation of handyem’s HPC-150 portable flow cytometer within FlowMetric Diagnostics’ , the Mo-POD™. This unprecedented model of mobile laboratory platform is presented at the BIO International Conference at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia from June 15th to 18th 2015.

Opsens gets clearance to sell FFR products in the United States

News - Opsens Inc. today announced 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the OptoWire and OptoMonitor, its products developed to measure Fractional Flow Reserve (“FFR”). This measure is used to optimize the diagnostic and guide the treatment of patients with coronary heart disease. This clearance gives Opsens permission to sell its FFR products in the United States, the world’s largest FFR market.

LeddarTech introduces LeddarCore sensor ICs for high-volume applications

News - LeddarTech® today announced the upcoming launch of LeddarCore™, a new line of sensor ICs designed to offer unmatched integration capabilities for the development and production of high-volume applications.

Cloud services: Microsoft chooses Québec City for one of its data centres

News - Québec International welcomes the announcement by American giant Microsoft to provide commercial cloud services from Québec City and Toronto.

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