Québec VITAE is the cluster dedicated to developing the life sciences and health technology (LSHT) business ecosystem in the Québec City region. We make sure that everything is in place to develop a stronger, more competitive, more performing, and more globally recognized industry.
We bring together stakeholders from the fields of business, finance, and research as well as public decision-makers to support Québec City’s LSHT sector through targeted projects and efficient training based on the needs of businesses and researchers.
To do so, Québec VITAE relies on the ecosystem’s capacity to:
Our actions are diverse yet always relevant and valuable for the industry. Learn about some of the major projects and events supported by Québec VITAE and that help develop and expand Québec City’s life sciences and health technology industry.
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The Québec City region has had a strong and dynamic LSHT industry for many years, and Québec VITAE is not alone in trying to keep this momentum: businesses and researchers from the region are also working toward this common goal.
The Québec City region’s LSHT sector can count on major industry players, small innovative businesses and top research centres to provide a unique environment and many opportunities.
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Our businesses deliver exceptional projects and distinguish themselves around the world through innovation and ingenuity. Find out about some of the major achievements in the region’s LSHT industry.
Responding quickly to the global need for an effective vaccine against COVID-19 and its variants, Québec City biopharmaceutical company Medicago is developing and producing a vaccine candidate using its unique plant-based technology.
GRB Technologies has developed LIBU, an antimicrobial elevator button that eliminates more than 99% of the bacterial and viral pathogens resulting from contact with users’ fingers on elevator buttons. With this innovative technology, the company hopes to stop one of the chains of contagion of infectious diseases present in hospitals and health care facilities as well as public and multi-residential buildings.
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