News - The CQDM is perhaps Canada’s most well-known life science industry-initiated research vehicle, accelerating pre-competitive drug discovery research by bringing big pharma, small biotech and academia around the same table to work together. And through its many partnerships, funding programs and competitions, it has continued to evolve beyond its provincial footprint. This month Biotechnology Focus catches up with Diane Gosselin, CQDM’s president and CEO, to discuss the consortium’s recent string of deals, its strategy going forward and look back at what was very much a year of tremendous growth for the organization.
News - In order to meet the needs of its clients and to solidify and expand its position in the insurance market in Canada, V-NEO Inc. a Consulting Firm specialising in the field of insurance, is opening an office located in First Canadian Place, 100 King Street West, Suite 5700, Toronto.
News - Just like Internet has become an essential tool in our day-to-day tasks, so will 3D scanning in any manufacturing process in a few years from now.
News - The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, announced an investment of $12 million today on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, for construction work on the Queen's Wharf at the Canadian Coast Guard base in Quebec.
News - SSQ, Life Insurance Company Inc. has received a reconfirmation of its A.M. Best credit ratings. The credit rating agency published the results of its analysis, and for a third consecutive year, has assigned a financial strength rating of "A- (Excellent)" to SSQ, Life Insurance Company Inc. The company also received a credit issuer rating of "-a". The outlook for both ratings is stable.
News - Crakmedia network, a leading force in web marketing and e-commerce, has refined one of its flagship products. The marketing company says it has designed a tool for publishers, which presents engaging advertisements to web surfers based on the location of the visitor.
News - On August 17, during the International Geographical Union (IGU) Regional Conference held in Krakow, Poland, the IGU executive committee unanimously approved Québec City to host the 2018 IGU Regional Conference.
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.