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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 transport

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.

$75 million to City of Montréal to rehabilitate contaminated land

The Québec government announced $75 million in grant for the City of Montreal to decontaminate soil on its territory by 2022.

Scientists create stretchable battery made entirely out of fabric

« A research team led by faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York has developed an entirely textile-based, bacteria-powered bio-battery that could one day be integrated into wearable electronics. »

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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Finance Montréal announces the creation of the Montréal « FinTech Station »

Finance Montréal is pleased to announce the creation of the Montréal FinTech Station.

A new hub for big data in culture in Montréal

On June 7, HEC Montréal and the Quartier des Spectacles Partnership announced the creation of the Hub for Data in Culture.

Centech and Starburst launch new program for aerospace entrepreneurs

Montréal-based incubator Centech and the Starburst aeronautics accelerator have announced the launched of a Montréal-based accelerator program dedicated to aerospace technologies.

The Governement of Canada invests $ 45.8 million in transportation infrastructure at the port of Montréal

The Government of Canada announced major funding of $45.8 million for the modernization of the City of Montréal’s road infrastructure adjacent to the Port of Montreal.

Over $ 2.4 million awarded to Montréal-based Effenco for the commercialization of an electric hybrid system

Québec government provides $ 2.4 million dollars funding support to Montréal-based Effenco for the large-scale deployment of a new hybrid electric system integrated with diesel engines.

Green Freight Assessment Program

The Green Freight Assessment Program (GFAP) is designed with Canadian fleets in mind! Industry consultations have identified financial challenges and lack of information as the main barrier for implementing emission-reducing strategies. GFAP will help eliminate these barriers and help Canadian companies make informed decisions specific to their operations. This program offers contributions of up to […]