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BIO: a major and profitable event!

Josée Blanchard


Attending BIO every year is a must for all major players of the pharmaceutical world… and Sherbrooke Innopole is no exception! This year, the international conference took place in Boston, at the end of June, with more than 16,500 participants, … Read +



Last post for the summer

Josée Blanchard


Dear reader, It has been a real pleasure to share my discoveries and experiences with you over the last months! However, my blog will be taking the summer off until September. I will use this time to come up with … Read +



A Revolution in Small Volume Manufacturing

Nathalie Prince


Imagine that you want to create a mechanical sample of a device to test out your product idea. You search the web for a basic design, make your modifications and send the file, as if to a printer and, several … Read +



This week, I’m in United States nanomedecine Centers

Josée Blanchard


This week I’m in… Massachussetts and North Carolina, for a Mission in Nanomedicine You may already know this, but since last September, I’m on the Board of NanoQuébec. You wonder what a girl in Life Sciences could possibly know about … Read +



This week, I’m in… Dr. André Carpentier’s Laboratory

Josée Blanchard


Dr. Carpentier is recipient of the IRSC-GSK Research Chair in Diabetes as well as professor and clinician-scientist at the Department of Medicine and Physiology of Université de Sherbrooke’s Faculty of Medicine. We all know someone around us who suffers from … Read +



This week I’m at… Biocean Canada

Josée Blanchard


A newcomer in Sherbrooke, Biocean has lots of experience under its belt! Biocean specializes in the development, production and commercialization of natural health products derived from marine sources used for nutraceutical or dermaceutical skincare applications. In other words, they have … Read +



This week, I’m at… IBIOM

Josée Blanchard


IBIOM was founded in 1978, and Jasmin Bilbeau was 33 years old when he bought the company with his partner Stéphane Mongeau in 2007. Apart from supplying ergonomic chairs and accessories, IBIOM also develops its own range of products for … Read +



This week, I’m at… GBBC Medica Inc.

Josée Blanchard


This week I’m at… the Université de Sherbroooke to visit Dr. Ghassan Bkaily, Co-founder of GBBC Medica Inc. and Full Professor at the Department of anatomy and cellular biology of the Faculty of Medicine. A Naturalized Québécois Dr. Bkaily arrived in Sherbrooke in 1976 … Read +