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Virtual reality and augmented reality: leading-edge technologies driving innovation in Montréal (part 2)

New technologies are poised to revolutionize several economic sectors by changing the way we communicate. Among them are virtual reality and augmented reality, which are vectors of change in several sectors, including construction and health care.

Virtual reality and augmented reality: leading-edge technologies driving innovation in Montréal (part 1)

Virtual reality and augmented reality are among the technologies making a transformational impact on numerous activity sectors. Together, the two technologies account for an enormous market. 

Advanced biomaterials that offer promising opportunities for next-generation medical devices

  Biomaterials are at the forefront of important advances in health sciences. Given the aging population and the growing number of chronic illnesses, which represent major challenges for the public health sector, the demand for more sophisticated medical products is expected to increase in the coming years, hence the need for ongoing research into state-of-the-art […]

  • Green chemistry
  • New materials
  • Digital technologies
  • Mobility and transportation

Québec launches the 2018-2023 Clean Technology Action Plan for growth

Québec Government unveils the 2018-2023 Cleantech Action Plan for Growth – Towards a Greener, Prosperous Economy, with $ 147.5 million over five years.

NSERC invests $6.5 M in three Concordia-led science and technology partnership projects

Three Concordia science and technology initiatives are set to receive a combined $6.5 million in funding for a new strategic network, research into biochemicals and a big data analysis project.

Launch of the new exchange platform in industrial ecology & circular economy

The Quebec Business Council of the Environment (CPEQ) has recently launched a brand new electronic platform for the exchange of residual materials and other resources.

ÉTS partner of Next Generation Manufacturing Canada, the Advanced Manufacturing Supercluster

The École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS) is one of the partners of Next Generation Manufacturing (NGM) Canada, one of the five projects selected on February 15 by the Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada under the Innovation Superclusters Initiative.

An optical biopsy needle to diagnose cancer

Frédéric Leblond and Joannie Desroches have developed an optical biopsy needle capable of immediately detecting cancerous tissue with an 84% diagnostic accuracy rate for brain cancer.

Living tattoos by MIT engineers

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Desjardins and Polytechnique Montréal partner to launch cybersecurity research program

Desjardins Group will commit 1.25 million over five years to research in cybersecurity and artificial intelligence. 

Montréal has granted $250,000 to Printemps numérique

Montréal has granted up to $250,000 in funding to Printemps Numérique to support the repositioning of the organization and the launch of the Montréal Digital Week, which will be running from May 25 to June 3 this year.

$290 million in supporting for SCALE.AI, the AI-powered supplychains supercluster

SCALE AI, the Artificial intelligence (AI) powered Supply chains supercluster, has received 290 million dollars contribution from Governments of Canada and Québec.

Smart Urban logistic: Purolator launches first-of-its-kind Mobile Quick Stop services in densely populated areas

To meet the growing demand from consumers, online retailers and businesses, Purolator introduced a new Mobile Quick Stop service, the first of its kind in Canada.

GE and CGI partner to advance the digital grid of the future

Montréal-based CGI Group, a global information technology and business consulting services company, and General Electric (GE), one of the leading providers of digital energy solutions, have signed an alliance agreement to pursue jointly develop new digital solutions for electric grid software in North America.

Québec-Vermont strengthen their ties to foster economic growth and jobs creation

Québec Government and Vermont State signed a Joint Declaration aiming at to strengthen their long-standing cooperative ties in a variety of sectors to foster economic growth and job creation.