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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.

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.

French multinational OVH sets up shop in Québec City

News - French multinational OVH, a backronym for “On vous héberge” or “We Host You,” announced on Thursday, April 16, that it had chosen Québec City as the home for its North American R&D centre. The centre will specialize in, among other things, customer experience, and will hire 50 highly skilled employees.

TELUS investing $64 million in the Greater Québec City area in 2015

News - TELUS is investing $64 million in new communications infrastructure across the Greater Québec City area this year to connect thousands of homes in Saint-Raymond directly to TELUS’ fibre optic network, enhance wireless capacity and speed, and extend the reach of TELUS Health technology.

Conversation 2015 : Women and Sport in Québec City

News - At a press conference held at the Québec City Convention Centre on April 15, 2015, Université Laval and the City of Québec announced Québec City will host Conversation 2015: Women and Sport from June 9 to 12, 2015. Presented under the theme Moving the World Forward – Making Change Happen, this national meeting will attract more than 400 participants from different professional backgrounds to discuss the place and role of girls and women in sport in Canada.

Discovery Air Technical Services awarded ATR-72 Heavy maintenance contract by Morningstar Air Express

News - Discovery Air Technical Services Inc. ("DATS"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc., has been awarded a heavy maintenance contract by Morningstar Air Express Inc., of Edmonton Alberta, for one ATR-72-202 aircraft. The work will be carried-out at DATS' Heavy Maintenance facility at the Jean Lesage International Airport in Quebec City during the summer of 2015.

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