News - In its 2014 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Search released last week, the analyst firm Gartner has positioned Coveo, a provider of search and relevance solutions, furthest along the completeness of vision axis in its Leader’s quadrant. Gartner’s report evaluates 17 providers of enterprise search solutions, each assessed based upon both their completeness of vision and ability to execute.
News - François Légaré’s team at the INRS Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications Research Centre successfully imaged a chemical reaction with a spatial and temporal resolution greatly exceeding that obtained to date using microscopes. The team used a femtosecond laser source to shoot a molecular movie of how an acetylene molecule turns into vinylidene. An article presenting the advancement was recently published in the scientific journal Nature Communications.
News - Optosecurity, a world leader in Checkpoint Security productivity solutions, announced today that Brussels Airport, a pioneer in remote screening, has chosen to deploy eVelocity for their new Connector central screening facility. The 25 lane facility will be the first in the world to provide central screening of cabin baggage for the entire airport. Brussels Airport services more than 21 million passengers per year and this deployment signals a clear endorsement of the benefits of central screening and the operational efficiencies that eVelocity can provide.
News - WANTED Technologies (TSXV: WAN), the leading supplier of "big data" analytics for the human capital marketplace, announced that its real-time database of more than five million currently available job openings in the US and Canada is available for integration into consumer-facing career and education sites.
News - H2O Innovation Inc. announces today that it was recently awarded $12 million in new contracts, mainly in mining and municipal sectors. These new contracts bring the Company's order backlog for water treatment projects to $40.5 million as of July 1, 2014, excluding backlog from its Specialty Products and Services division (PWT, Piedmont and H2O Innovation Maple). The entire order backlog will be executed over the next twenty-four (24) months.
News - After three years of construction, Boralex Inc., Gaz Métro Limited Partnership and Valener Inc. are pleased to officially open Phase I of the Seigneurie de Beaupré Wind Farms, a 272-MW project commissioned in December 2013 and one of the biggest wind farms in Canada.
News - Following the announcement of an investment of $28 million at its Quebec City studio at Davos in January, Ubisoft confirmed today that it will be investing $4 million of this amount to equip new workspaces in the St-Roch district. This move will ensure the studio’s presence in the neighborhood for the next 14 years. At the same time, Ubisoft revealed that the Quebec studio is ramping up to be lead studio in the production of a future installment of Assassin’s Creed®, one of Ubisoft’s flagship brands and one of the most popular and best-selling video game franchises in the world.
News - Three members of Anges Québec, including angel investor Maxime Detraux, have invested $400 K in Gullivert Technologies, which can also count on a $200 K investment from Desjardins Innovatech. The Quebec company has redesigned the mechanics of industrial air compressors and developed the only technology in the world capable of compressing gas directly using belt technology, allowing industries to reduce their energy consumption.
News - Scenic bike rides will never be the same now that there's CycleMap, a mobile application created by David Boudreault and Olivier Carbonneau, two young techno entrepreneurs, and cyclists in their free time. In no time at all, CycleMap allows bikers to find the best route possible anywhere in the world for a ride alone or with family!
News - CRIQ has signed an agreement with the Mexican state of Jalisco's Ministry of Innovation, Science, and Technology and the Mexican Institute of Water Technology (IMTA) to implement biofiltration wastewater treatment technology in two locations: a pig farm and a producer of Mexico's world famous Tequila.