NorthStar announces $13 million in financing from Government of Québec

NorthStar, a Montréal-based information services company developing the world’s most advanced environmental and near-space monitoring system, announced the closing of $13 million in financing from Government of Québec.

Funds will be used to create a global environmental information platform that will be used for markets in need of timely knowledge for critical decision making, in areas such as agriculture, forestry, energy, transportation, water quality, advanced maritime awareness, and space situational awareness. NorthStar’s AGILE (Applications for Global Innovation and Leadership) Centre Platform will foster clusters of activity in Big Data and Predictive Analytics, the first generation of smart environmental protection apps. The First AGILE Centre will be based in Montréal.


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