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Héma-Québec broadens its expertise in human-derived biological products - A public mothers' milk bank now operational in Québec

News - Infants born extremely preterm in Québec now have access to donated breast milk via Héma-Québec's Public Mothers' Milk Bank. Héma-Québec is able to supply donated milk to hospitals that provide neonatal care to premature babies born at 32 weeks' gestation or earlier who cannot be nursed by their mother. This will help save the lives of many newborns by reducing the risk of necrotizing enterocolitis.

H2O Innovation announces signature of new contracts for an amount of $8.8 million and reaches new high of $31.6 million in its sales backlog

News - H2O Innovation announces that it was recently awarded $8.8 million in new contracts. These new contracts bring the Company's order backlog for water treatment projects to $31.6 million as of May 20, 2014, excluding backlog from its Specialty Products and Services division (PWT, Piedmont and H2O Innovation Maple).

First Public Unveiling of B-TEMIA's Iron Man Suit

News - B-TEMIA, leader in human augmentation systems announces the first public unveiling of its Military dermoskeleton at the Special Operations Forces Industry Conference – SOFIC’14, in Tampa (Florida, USA). This one of a kind innovation in soldier protection will be demonstrated in the booth of BTEMIA’s strategic partner Revision Military and marketed under the Revision’s commercial name “PROWLER”, including the “B-TEMIA Enabled” co-branding. This event is part of the B-TEMIA / Revision contract under the US Army SOCOM R&D program.

NovX21's Quebec Plant Will Be Fed by European and North American Catalytic Converters Suppliers

News - NovX21 Inc. is pleased to announce that European and North American suppliers of catalytic converters met in recent months have expressed their interest in NovX21's technology by sending material to the Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures plant. This supply, which will be processed at our existing plant, shows that suppliers of catalytic converters are seeking to meet new environmental standards through the use of green technology. Treatment of these catalysts using NovX21's innovative process will allow providers to appreciate our technology's performance and the purity of the PGM-rich metal powder produced.

Creaform presents the perfect 3D scanning solution for 3D printing applications

News - Creaform, a worldwide leader in portable 3D measurement solutions and 3D engineering services, presents the most versatile, portable and easy-to-use solution to create reliable 3D content-to-print from existing objects. The Go!SCAN 3D white-light 3D scanners and VXmodel, a 3D scan-to-print software module are the ideal solution for professionals in 3D printing and additive manufacturing.

Sanimax celebrates 75 years of outstanding growth

News - 2014 marks the 75th anniversary of Sanimax, a flagship of Quebec's agri-food industry. This third-generation family organization, which rose through the ranks to occupy a dominant position in a large scale market, continues to expand its borders while maintaining its Quebec roots. Since 1939, its mission – providing environmental solutions and added-value to the agri-food Industry – remains paramount.

Scientists discover a natural molecule to treat type 2 diabetes

News - Researchers at the Université Laval Faculty of Medicine, the Quebec Heart and Lung Institute Research Center, and the Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods have discovered a natural molecule that could be used to treat insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes. The molecule, a derivative of omega-3 fatty acids, mimics some of the effects of physical exercise on blood glucose regulation. The details of the discovery made by Professor André Marette and his team are published today in Nature Medicine.

Holcim Canada supports the Canada Green Building Council as Gold Level National Sponsor

News - The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) is pleased to announce Holcim Canada is a Gold level CaGBC National Sponsor for the second year in a row. Through its National Sponsorship program, the CaGBC is providing the green building industry with opportunities to support the Council's goal of accelerating the transformation of the built environment to high-performing, healthy green buildings, homes and communities throughout Canada.

Optel Vision introduces its newest innovation: The Flying CartonTracker

News - Optel Vision today announced the launch of its revolutionary ultra-compact, high-speed carton handling solution with advanced inspection and fully controlled ejection. As demonstrated for the first time at Interpack 2014, the Flying CartonTracker™ is a stand-alone unit allowing printing and inspection on cartons with the ability to reject any single carton on the fly. Gripping the carton from the top, this unit is INSTALLED OVER an existing line without cutting or modifying the line layout.

Co-operative businesses summit set for Quebec City

News - Quebec is a recognized leader in co-operative business thanks to the emergence of economic heavyweights such as Groupe Desjardins, Agropur and Exceldor, so it's only fitting the province host an international summit focused on the cooperative movement, Desjardins president Monique Leroux says.

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