News - The Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention Society (MICCAI) has chosen Québec City as the host city for the 20th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention.
News - The administrative board for the National Assembly has approved the motion to send out tenders for the improvement to the security system, the building of a new maintenance staff office building and a new visitor’s pavilion which will improve the operations of the parliament which has had no real expansion or improvement for a hundred years.
News - Four years to the day after the launch of its mobile network, Videotron has achieved another milestone with today's launch of its Long Term Evolution (LTE) network. Videotron's new LTE service reaches nearly 90% of Québec's population and supports speeds of up to 150 mbps, enabling consumers and business people to use their mobile devices to their full potential by accessing the best available technology to obtain the fastest data transfer speeds, wide coverage and the best value for the money.
News - The consortium formed by Groupe Germain Hospitalité, DevMcGill and EBC has been selected by the City of Ottawa for the construction of a state-of-the-art, 23 storey mixed-use complex that will be an integral part of the Ottawa Art Gallery Expansion and Arts Court Redevelopment project. Featuring a 120-room Hôtel Le Germain, 82 private residences, a theatre and an art gallery, this project represents a $60 million investment from the private sector and $40 million from the public sector (City of Ottawa and University of Ottawa).
News - 3D scanning technology reduces costs and speeds up product development with new technology advancements. As the 3D scanning technologies improves just as fast as the demand grows, R&D webzine analyzes this cutting-edge innovative technology and its outstanding achievements. Daniel Brown, HandySCAN 3D product manager at Creaform opens the door on the evolving world of 3D.
News - Environmental topics and issues are becoming more present, both in the day-to-day life and in the industrial realm. Increasing efforts are being made towards a “green shift,” whether for new technologies or optimizations made to existing ones. The project we carried out at the National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) in the US is a good example of that new paradigm. Siemens, one of the world’s largest providers of products, solutions and services in the energy technology field, asked us to complete a quite unique mandate.
News - CO2 Solutions Inc., the leader in the field of enzyme-enabled carbon capture technology, today announced it has been granted U.S. Patent No. 8,722,391 entitled Process for CO2 capture using Carbonates and Biocatalysts with Absorption of CO2 and Desorption of Ion-rich Solution.
News - SSQ Financial Group purchased an office building this week located at 2475 Laurier Blvd in Quebec City, adjacent to the company's head office, in a bid to primarily meet the company's growing office space needs.
News - Desjardins Group is the first Quebec-based financial institution to offer its new mobile payment service through several Canadian cellular networks.
News - Positive momentum is building in Quebec and the business community is responding. CBRE Limited, the world’s largest commercial real estate services firm, has opened a third office in the province, 18 years after the first of two offices was opened in Montreal. The new Quebec City location will provide businesses in the provincial capital with access to CBRE’s global network of 350 offices and over 44,000 real estate professionals.