News - Following the announcement of an investment of $28 million at its Quebec City studio at Davos in January, Ubisoft confirmed today that it will be investing $4 million of this amount to equip new workspaces in the St-Roch district. This move will ensure the studio’s presence in the neighborhood for the next 14 years. At the same time, Ubisoft revealed that the Quebec studio is ramping up to be lead studio in the production of a future installment of Assassin’s Creed®, one of Ubisoft’s flagship brands and one of the most popular and best-selling video game franchises in the world.
News - Three members of Anges Québec, including angel investor Maxime Detraux, have invested $400 K in Gullivert Technologies, which can also count on a $200 K investment from Desjardins Innovatech. The Quebec company has redesigned the mechanics of industrial air compressors and developed the only technology in the world capable of compressing gas directly using belt technology, allowing industries to reduce their energy consumption.
News - Scenic bike rides will never be the same now that there's CycleMap, a mobile application created by David Boudreault and Olivier Carbonneau, two young techno entrepreneurs, and cyclists in their free time. In no time at all, CycleMap allows bikers to find the best route possible anywhere in the world for a ride alone or with family!
News - CRIQ has signed an agreement with the Mexican state of Jalisco's Ministry of Innovation, Science, and Technology and the Mexican Institute of Water Technology (IMTA) to implement biofiltration wastewater treatment technology in two locations: a pig farm and a producer of Mexico's world famous Tequila.
News - Atrium Innovations, a globally recognized leader in the development, manufacturing, and commercialization of innovative, science-based, natural health products, is proud to announce its diamond sponsorship of BÉNÉFIQ 2014, an international rendezvous in Quebec City, Canada dedicated to health ingredients.
News - The Global Association for Contact Center & Customer Engagement Best Practices awarded a gold medal to the Card and Payment Services Business and Personal client contact centres at the ContactCenterWorld, Americas edition. This recognition has elevated Desjardins to the top position among medium-sized call centres known for their outstanding human resources and client relations practices in North, Central and South America.
News - Teralys Capital, along with co-investors Fonds de solidarité FTQ and the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), announced today that they are proud to invest in and be working with Versant Ventures on the expansion of the successful Inception Sciences incubator to Montréal. Teralys maintains its leadership role in structuring Quebec's life sciences ecosystem while strengthening its international position in this critical sector.
News - EXFO announced today it has received an order worth approximately US$2 million from a global tier-1 mobile network operator for the complete assessment of its mobile backhaul network infrastructure, from turn-up to real-time monitoring and advanced troubleshooting. EXFO's Ethernet One solution, including BrixNGN service assurance software, BV-3100 Verifiers, and FTB-1 field-portable platforms, was awarded the order based on its ability to meet enhanced service performance delivery, increased operational efficiency, and accelerated time-to-revenue requirements of the global mobile network operator.
News - This morning the National Battlefields Commission launched My Mobile Plains at the Discovery Pavilion of the Plains of Abraham. The new free mobile app, available in both English and French for multiple platforms, brings together technology and history to enhance the park user experience. Of particular note is the information-rich interactive map of the park featuring close to 200 points of interest. Clicking on these points brings users to a range of augmented reality features, games, videos, stories, and a wealth of photographs—content that will be updated on a continuous basis.
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