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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 […]

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  • Digital technologies
  • Mobility and transport

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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Coveo, a leader in artificial intelligence, expands Montréal office to add 225 new employees to support growth

Coveo, leading artificial intelligence (AI) company in Canada, has announced significant expansion of its Montréal office to accommodate the 300 employees it intends to have hired in the city by 2020.

Federal strategy for innovation and growth of Québec regions: nearly $3 million for aerospace SMEs

Aero Montréal, Québec’s aerospace cluster, received nearly 3 million dollars in funding from federal government to support the development of the StartAero360° initiative.

Circuit 4.0: a new tool to turn Montréal’s SMEs in the era of advanced manufacturing

PME MTL network launched Circuit 4.0 aimed primarily to increase the productivity of Montréal-based manufacturing SMEs.

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.