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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.

Industrial Alliance Agrees to Acquire Privately‐Owned CTL Corporation

News - Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. announced an agreement to acquire Ontario‐based CTL Corp. (“CTL”), the largest privately‐owned consumer vehicle finance company in Canada. The transaction was completed on October 2, 2015.

Nordic Life Science Pipeline Inc. launches the sales of SQIN™, a high-end ultra moisturizing and repairing cream especially made and designed for people suffering of mobility impairment or paralysis

News - Nordic Life Science Pipeline Inc. («Nordic») is proud to announce the launch of SQIN™ Body and SQIN ™ Hand & Foot, its first two cosmeceutical products to reach market. SQIN™ constitutes a unique line of skin products specifically designed and adapted for persistent and severe chronic dry skin problems found often in people suffering of paralysis or mobility impairment attributed to age, amputation, neurological and musculoskeletal problems or metabolic disorders.

Giant step in research on paralysis - A large-scale randomized, placebo-controlled study with 45 paraplegics and tetraplegics reveals leg muscle contractions triggered by a simple pill.

News - Nordic Life Science Pipeline Inc. is proud to announce completion of the first clinical trials of Spinalon™, an oral pill composed of three active molecular entities capable together of triggering within minutes short bouts of locomotor-like activity in the legs of spinal cord-injured patients who had been chronically paralyzed for years.

2,200 members of LIFE Leadership in Québec City in 2016

News - U.S.-based LIFE Leadership chose Québec City for its 2016 Winter event. January 21 to 24, 2016, 2,200 members of LIFE Leadership in North America will meet in Québec City to take part in this motivation and training event. The event will last 4 days and generate a significant impact in the region. The economic impact is estimated to more than $3M. Québec City, North America’s gateway, was the front runner for the event thanks to the Québec City Convention Centre strategic location in the centre of downtown Québec, only steps away from attractions and hotels. The event, taking place in the middle of the magical Québec winter season, will generate 7,000 room nights.

ICIP 2015: 1,350 Image Processing Researchers in Québec City

News - From September 27 to 30, the Québec City Convention Centre welcomed the 22nd edition of ICIP, IEEE’s International Conference on Image Processing, one of the largest international conferences dedicated to technologies for processing images and videos. Québec City hosted more than 1,300 delegates from over 60 countries, among them prominent researchers. Corporate partners in the domain were presented, including Google.

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