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The 12th Québec City Healthcare Industry Forum - Innovation and Health Network in the Big Data and Artifical Intelligence Era: Impacts on the Creation of Value

Press releases - The next Québec City Healthcare Industry Forum will be held on December 5 and 6, 2018, at the Voltigeurs de Québec Armoury. Presented by Québec International, in collaboration with BIOQuébec, Génome Québec, Innovative Medicines Canada, and Norton Rose Fulbright, the Québec City Healthcare Industry Forum is the biggest annual forum on innovation in life sciences and health technologies in the province.

Prestigious Recognitions for Québec International in Economic Development

Press releases - President and CEO of Québec International (QI) Carl Viel is pleased to announce that the Agency has been recognized for economic development on the global stage in recent weeks. Indeed, QI has marked 2018 with exceptional achievements dedicated to the promotion of the region and the growth of key sectors.


Press releases - Québec International President and CEO Carl Viel and Artisan Studios Co-Founder and CEO Mario Rizzo are proud to welcome representatives from Japanese publisher Idea Factory in Québec. The delegation includes Damien Urvois, department head for business development, and Naoki Mizuno, producer and head of the Neptunia series at Compile Heart, a wholly-owned development subsidiary of Idea Factory.

Grand finale of CATAPULTE's 4th edition: $100,000 in prizes for Sweet Bandits Studios

Press releases - Last week, Carl Viel, President and CEO of Québec International; Dali Berthiaume, president of the Arts numériques et divertissement interactif (ANDI) niche of excellence; Martine Dufresne, Director of Market Development at La Caisse Desjardins de Québec and Patrick Klaus, Managing Director of Ubisoft Québec City, crowned Sweet Bandits Studios the winners of CATAPULTE’s 4th edition for their project, Deceive Inc.

New partnership - LE CAMP and Ubisoft join forces

Press releases - Carl Viel, president and CEO of Québec International, is proud to announce a partnership between technology incubator-accelerator LE CAMP and Ubisoft. This partnership was confirmed today in the presence of Quebec premier Philippe Couillard, as part of the provincial government’s economic mission to France. This partnership, which is dedicated to the mentoring of technology startups, will also help to strengthen the France-Quebec relationship through exchanges of knowledge and expertise between LE CAMP and Ubisoft, a world leader in the video game industry.

Québec International Celebrates Federal Funding of Artifical Intelligence-driven Superclusters

Press releases - Québec International is celebrating the announcement today by the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, that the Government of Canada is funding an AI-driven supply chain supercluster.

Conjoncture 2018: CEOs in the Greater Québec City Area are Optimistic and Continuing to Expand

Press releases - Québec International has released the results of its 8th annual Conjoncture survey (Conjoncture 2018), a business confidence survey of CEOs in the greater Québec City area. The survey, which was conducted by Léger from January 8–19 and questioned 175 business leaders in the area, indicated that it’s all systems go when it comes to 2018’s economic prospects.

Launch of CATAPULTE's 4th edition: Nearly $100,000 offered for video game development and marketing

Press releases - Today, during a meeting at Frima Studio between Québec City area independent video game studios and industry leaders, program partners launched the 2018 edition of CATAPULTE. The highly successful and teamwork-oriented initiative has fuelled the growth of the video game industry and the Québec City area’s economy.

Montréal International and Québec International join forces to boost foreign direct investments in life sciences and health technologies

Press releases - Montréal International and Québec International have joined forces to promote Québec’s advantages and its Life Sciences and Health Technologies (LSHT) industry to foreign investors around the world. With Dominique Anglade, Deputy Premier of Québec and Minister of Economy, Science and Innovation, and Gaétan Barrette, Minister of Health and Social Services, in attendance, a new video highlighting the appeal of the sector was launched before 150 partners and key players from the LSHT ecosystem.

11th Québec City Healthcare Industry Forum - Québec's New Healthcare System: How it Impacts Innovation

Press releases - Presented by Québec International in collaboration with BIOQuébec, Génome Québec, Norton Rose Fulbright, Innovative Medicines Canada and AmorChem, the Québec City Healthcare Industry Forum will take place on December 5 and 6, 2017. With more than 250 key players in the field—researchers, managers, industrialists and decision-makers alike—the Forum is Québec City’s largest annual meeting for the life sciences sector.


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