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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.

Québec International recognized worldwide for its leadership in economic development

Press releases - Carl Viel, Québec International (QI)’s Chief Executive Officer, is proud to announce that the region and its Economic Development Agency have received a record 12 prizes over the past few weeks. Several QI initiatives dedicated to promoting the region, attracting foreign talent and supporting key regional clusters were deemed to be among the best in the world.

Minister Duclos and Minister Weil announce the Global Talent Stream is now available in Quebec

Press releases - New Global Talent Stream to help Quebec businesses innovate and grow

Canadian businesses to benefit from a Foreign Trade Zone point in the Québec City metropolitan area

Press releases - Local businesses in the Québec City area will enjoy new job opportunities following the creation of the new Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) point. The designation will help businesses facilitate exports and create jobs for the middle class. This designation was announced in the presence of the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of International Trade, and Joël Lightbound, Member of Parliament for Louis-Hébert and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for CED.

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