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Dimonoff, finalist for the Sapphire awards and the illumineer of the year award

News - We're excited to announce that DimOnOff is Finalist for the Sapphire Awards and the Illumineer of the Year Award!

Preverco wins with innovation - iPad(TM) application helps consumers choose their wood flooring

News - Preverco, Canada's leading hardwood floor manufacturer, is sure to turn heads at the upcoming world-renowned Surfaces trade show in Las Vegas when it launches its newest technological innovation: a mobile application for the iPad. The show, which runs from January 21 to 23, 2015, will also provide Preverco with the opportunity to present its latest products and the trends for the coming year. The company has attended the event for more than a decade.

Business tourism generates major economic impact

News - By March 31 the Québec City Convention Centre will have hosted 156 events, including a remarkable 17 international conferences. It all adds up to 155,000 room-nights at local hotels, with economic spinoffs from some 210,000 convention goers estimated at $101 million. Another 27 international conferences and meetings will have come and gone by December 31, 2016.

New expertise in human-derived biological products - Héma-Québec researchers save a young boy's sight

News - A young boy in Stoneham owes his sight to the work of a team of researchers from Héma-Québec and a product they developed using a derivative of plasma, the liquid portion of blood that contains a variety of proteins.

Nissan and Hydro-Québec Partner to Expand the Electric Circuit Public Charging Network in Quebec

News - The partnership agreement is part of a new phase of development of the Electric Circuit, which targets up to 50 sites in high-traffic, major road corridors and large urban centres. Québec City based AddÉnergie will supply the chargers which will be manufactured at AddÉnergie's plant inShawinigan.

WANTED Analytics' Hiring Demand and Candidate Supply Analysis Now Available in UK, China, Singapore, and Australia

News - WANTED Technologies (TSX-V: WAN) today announces the launch of WANTED Analytics International, making its robust hiring supply and demand database and analytics solution for recruiting professionals now available for the UK, China, Singapore, and Australia markets, the first of 20 new countries that WANTED will be adding.

Creaform opens offices in Korea

News - Creaform, a worldwide leader in portable 3D measurement solutions and 3D engineering services, today announced that it will be bolstering its presence in South Korea thanks to the facilities of its parent company, AMETEK Inc. These new offices, strategically located in the Suwon area, will enable customers and distributors in the region, particularly Nawoo Tech Ltd., to have a broader access to Creaform products as well as extend its local services in sales, application engineering, and technical support.

GenePOC finalized its funding with Debiopharm Diagnostics and Emerillon Capital

News - Debiopharm Diagnostics, part of Debiopharm Group™, is proud to be the lead investor in GenePOC, who are developing a highly innovative, low cost and quick MDx (Molecular Diagnostics) platform. Debiopharm Diagnostics led this investment round together with Emerillon Capital and will become the largest shareholder in GenePOC.

Québec City will host nearly 1,500 participants at the Winter World Masters Games

News - Nearly 1,500 athletes and their entourages are coming to Québec City from the four corners of the planet to compete in the Winter World Masters Games, January 31 to February 8, 2015. Competitors age 30 and over will participate in over 2,000 events.

Opsens announces first use of its FFR products in Europe with Dr De Bruyne

News - Opsens Inc. ("Opsens") (TSXV:OPS) is pleased to announce the first use of its Fractional Flow Reserve ("FFR") products in Europe by the "founding fathers" of FFR, namely Dr. Bernard De Bruyne at the Cardiovascular Center Aalst, Belgium and, shortly, by Professor Nico Pijls, at the Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven the Netherlands. The OptoWire and OptoMonitor are Opsens' products for FFR measurements to optimize the diagnosis and guide the therapy in patients with coronary heart disease.

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