News - Héma-Québec, Québec City and the Government of Québec announce the construction of the C∙LAVIE complex, a cell production facility representing an investment of $21.5Mthat will be built in the Michelet innovation space within the territory of Québec City. The new building, with an area of 3,716 square metres, will provide a controlled environment (white rooms) that complies with good manufacturing practises (GMP), a pre-requisite for regulatory product approval. For the first few years, it will primarily be used to manufacture standardized cell and tissue products for clinical studies. Eventually, it will also ensure large-scale production of approved cellular medications.
News - TeraXion and the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) announce today a strategic partnership which will lead to the development and fabrication of TeraXion’s new modulator products family and covers its next-generation Indium Phosphide high-speed modulators for coherent transmission systems at 100 Gb/s and beyond. Work will take place at NRC’s Canadian Photonics Fabrication Centre in Ottawa.
News - Medicago is pleased to announce that the Superior Court of Quebec has granted its final order approving the previously announced plan of arrangement involving the Company, Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation (MTPC) and 9284-9686 Québec Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of MTPC.
News - There are many decisions to make when you carry out an inspection project, mostly with regards to which hardware and software should be used. During service projects for customers, Creaform metrologists use relevant tools in order to make sure that their time is optimized, and sometimes they can even use partner technology along with Creaform products.
News - Arcane Technologies has joined the Khronos Group. Khronos Group manage well known API specifications such as OpenGL,OpenCL and WebGL. The Khronos Group is an international industry consortium focused on the creation of open standard, royalty-free application programming interfaces (APIs) for authoring and accelerated playback of dynamic media on a wide variety of platforms and devices. Khronos members may contribute to the development of Khronos API specifications, vote at various stages before public deployment, and accelerate delivery of their platforms and applications through early access to specification drafts and conformance tests. Companies including AMD, Apple Intel, Imagination, Nvidia and Sony are all board members.
News - Nordic Life Science Pipeline launches a campaign to recruit 50 research subjects for the first clinical trials of SPINALONTM , an innovative oral tri-therapy aimed to trigger short episodes of rhythmic leg movements in severely spinal cord-injured subjects. Preclinical data strongly suggest that SpinalonTM is ideally suited to become a first-in-class therapy for spinal locomotor network activation, basic stepping movement generation and treadmill training in chronic, motor-complete, paraplegic and tetraplegic individuals classified as ASIA-A or ASIA-B. In 2009, the company signed an in-licensing agreement with UNIVERSITÉ LAVAL for the exclusive rights of developing Spinalon.
News - La Maison Simons Inc. had been nestled in Quebec City for 159 years before fifth generation leader Peter Simons successfully expanded the retailer across the province.
News - As a result of the combined efforts of the governments of Canada and Quebec, the City of Québec and their local partners, people living with mental health problems and men and women experiencing difficulties now have access to 77 affordable housing units.
News - The teams of the Québec City Convention Centre i back to work, ready to face the many challenges that arise in the coming months. Until the end of December, events will carry on relentlessly, sometimes with more than one event in cohabitation.
News - The American Bus Association (ABA) announced lately that the Québec City International Festival of Military Bands, to be held on August 19 to 24, has been designated as the best Canadian event for 2014 by an experienced expert tourism industry selection committee. This nomination also place the Festival as one of the Top 100 Events in North America, for a third time in a row.