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This week, I’m at… Centre Sève to meet Dr. Carole Beaulieu!

Josée Blanchard


Centre Sève is a strategic cluster, financed by the “Fonds québécois de la recherche sur la nature et les technologies”. The group’s administrative office is located in Sherbrooke, but the Center also has more than 50 active researchers in various … Read +



This week I’m at… the Dairy and Swine Research and Development Centre!

Josée Blanchard


My colleague, Nathalie Prince, Director of Business Development for the Advanced Manufacturing sector, and myself have been warmly welcomed by Mrs. Pauline Bilodeau, Technology Transfer Officer, Mr. Jacques Surprenant, Science Director, and Mr. Alain Giguère, Research Manager at Sherbrooke’s Dairy … Read +



This week, I’m in… Boston!

Josée Blanchard


Boston is one of the United States’ oldest cities, and certainly the biggest in New-England! It is well-known for Harvard University, the MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) in Cambridge, and… the Boston cream pie!! All joking aside, Boston is a wonderful … Read +



IT is it, in the Eastern Townships!

Gordon Harling


National Information Technologies (IT)  week ended on October 27th with a round table discussion with representatives from CGI, SherWeb, ReadBooks, Global Excel and the Réseau Action TI. This final event was an opportunity to highlight the problems in the IT situation in the … Read +



Sherbrooke listed in the American Cities of the Future study

Sherbrooke Innopole


Foreign direct investments (FDI), capital expenditure on R&D projects and the global competitiveness index are some of the criteria that have propelled Sherbrooke to the ninth place on the list of small cities with the strongest economic potential in a study … Read +



Head out to the Start-ups Festival!

Gordon Harling


The Festival international Start-ups and LOL at the Vieux-Port de Montréal is taking place from the 13th to 15th of July. A great opportunity to talk innovation, technology and investment in a business setting. I invite tech start-ups, innovators and investors from Sherbrooke to … Read +



BiopolisQuébec launches its new website

Sherbrooke Innopole


BiopolisQuébec, the alliance of leading life sciences regions in the province of Québec, announces the launch of its new website: www.biopolisquebec.com. The main goal of this new platform is the worldwide promotion of Québec expertise in Life Sciences and Health … Read +



Government of Canada funds establishment of new technology business accelerator

Sherbrooke Innopole


Sherbrooke, Quebec, March 11, 2011 – The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of State for Canada Economic Development, today announced the awarding of $293,500 in non-repayable funding for the establishment of the Accélérateur de création d’entreprises technologiques, a technology business accelerator. A number of … Read +