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H2O Innovation awarded new water treatment contracts worth $8.9 million and its sales backlog reaches $44.3 million

News - H2O Innovation Inc. announced that it was recently awarded three new contracts in an aggregate amount of $8.9 million for the design of potable water treatment systems. These new contracts bring the sales backlog to a high level of $44.3 million as at November 5, 2015, excluding the sales backlog from its Specialty Products and Services business lines (PWT, Piedmont and H2O Innovation Maple). H2O Innovation is proud to have been selected by three different water authorities for the design, manufacture and commissioning of ultrafiltration (UF) systems to service municipal clients. These systems are located in Oregon, Texas and Virginia.

How NASA Is Steering New Horizons Toward a Tiny Space Rock in the Kuiper Belt

News - As Pluto disappears into New Horizons’ rear view mirror, the little space probe that could is veering towards its next target in the Kuiper belt. 2014 MU69 is small enough that it could nestle into the crook of Cape Cod, and currently is about as far from New Horizons as Saturn is from the Sun. Frederic Pelletier is the person in charge of getting New Horizons to MU69. An interplanetary navigator at KinetX Aerospace, he’s a master of orbital propagation: the discipline of guiding a hunk of metal through space from one rock to another. “It involves a lot of things, like Newtonian equations to understand the orbits of both MU69 and New Horizons, to determine their position at encounter time,” says Pelletier.

INAF signs on to a second International Associated Laboratory

News - One year after the signing of the first LIA (Laboratoire International Associé) with the University of Bordeaux and INRA on brain health, INAF and Université Laval have signed a second agreement of the same type, this time with the Charles Viollette Institute (ICV) at Université Lille1. The international structure aims to become a global authority in the field of natural antimicrobial bioproduction. Calling on the complementary expertise of its two teams specializing in the fields of food safety and food quality, the work of the LIA will help to refine innovative methods for the separation of biomolecules with antimicrobial potential and to develop biopreservation strategies for food and new foods.

PACE 2017 Conference and Trade Show: Samuel de Champlain invites paramedic practitioners of Canada to Québec City

News - Close to 1,000 Paramedics and other emergency medical practitioners from a variety of sectors, including a big contingent from the Canadian Armed Forces, will travel from all over Canada to gather in Québec City on August 18 and 19, 2017.

Medicago engaged by the Canadian Government to develop Ebola monoclonal antibodies

News - Medicago, a leading Canadian company in the development and production of plant-based therapeutics and vaccines, has been awarded a contract by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) to develop two antibodies to fight the Sudan strain of the Ebola virus. Medicago will produce these antibodies at its facility in Quebec City.

Albert Dang-Vu named EY Entrepreneur of the Year in IT for the province of Quebec

News - The team at Mirego is proud to announce that its President and CEO Albert Dang-Vu won the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the year award in IT for the province of Quebec.

H2O Innovation announces the completion of the acquisition of Clearlogx®

News - H2O Innovation Inc., a leader in membrane filtration, announced the execution of a definitive asset purchase agreement completing the acquisition of Clearlogx®, a patented technology, developed by Gregg McLeod, that helps maintain and optimize chemical performance, while improving the overall efficiency, of water treatment processes. This technology is especially critical for ultrafiltration (UF) water treatment plants to minimize membrane fouling's, extend membranes' lifecycle, and thus, reduce overall plant operating expenses.

ABB inaugurates a unique high-tech facility in Quebec City

News - ABB, a world leader in energy and automation technologies, celebrated the official inauguration of its new high-tech Measurement & Analytics facility in Quebec City today in the presence of Jacques Daoust, Minister of the Economy, Innovation and Exports, Régis Labeaume, Mayor of Quebec City, and Nathalie Pilon, the newly appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of ABB Canada. The new 85,000-square-foot facility is located in the Espace d'innovation Michelet, a next-generation technological park in Quebec City, and represents a $20-million investment. The building is LEED-certified, aligning with ABB's commitment to sustainable development. This project was executed in cooperation with Groupe Commercial AMT and Quebec City.

Ubisoft launched Assasin's Creed® Syndicate

News - Earlier this fall, the Ubisoft Quebec team was gearing up for an event that marks a turning point in the studio’s history. On October 23, millions of players all over the world will experience Assassin’s Creed® Syndicate, a game created and developed in Quebec City with the support of eight other Ubisoft studios.* To celebrate the release of its biggest-ever project, the studio opened its doors today to give media a peek at the expertise and homegrown talent behind a production of this scope.

Alizem releases its new Internet-of-Things (IoT) software interface

News - Alizem announced the release of its new software interface for Internet-of-Things (IoT) applications connecting Alizem embedded control software products to Initial State’s platform, a recognized leader and innovator in IoT technology. This interface is meant to help electrical equipment manufacturers to design better products faster by enabling them to easily and quickly pipe out critical data from the operation and health state of their product without having to invest in complex and expensive data monitoring equipment.


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