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Verbom Takes On More Projects in Sherbrooke

Verbom is kicking its growth into high gear in Sherbrooke: the company has announced the upcoming construction of a new factory in the Industrial Park. Meanwhile, Verbom is investing in new specialized equipment to increase its productivity and manufacture larger … Read +

2017: A Brilliant Year for ACET

In 2017, the Accélérateur de création d’entreprises technologiques (ACET – Accelerator for the Creation of Technological Businesses) invested $15.2M in the businesses it supports, a record amount in funding. Seven new projects were approved – for a total of 66 … Read +


Quebec Launches a $345M Action Plan for Entrepreneurship

The Government of Quebec has recently unveiled the Oser entreprendre plan, in which it will inject $345.7M to foster the creation and growth of companies by 2022. This 2017-2022 Plan d’action gouvernemental en entrepreneuriat (PAGE) includes 34 concrete actions with … Read +

Enerkem Produces a New High-octane Biofuel

Enerkem’s Innovation Centre in Westbury has just made a major breakthrough by producing a new high-octane biofuel from waste.   In collaboration with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in the United States, Enerkem’s team has developed a process based on its … Read +

Université de Sherbrooke

UdeS at the Core of the First Canadian Collaborative Robotics Program

Reduce the labour shortage while fostering competitiveness in the manufacturing sector: that is the aim of the new training program Enabling Technologies for Collaborative Robotics in Manufacturing (CoRoM), spearheaded by the Université de Sherbrooke, the École de technologie supérieure, and … Read +

Four Sherbrooke Businesses Among Canada’s Best Managed Companies

Four manufacturing companies from Sherbrooke ranked on Deloitte’s 2018 prestigious list of Best Managed Companies in Canada: Artopex, Kruger, M.I. Integration, and Soucy Techno.   The office furniture manufacturer Artopex qualified for an 11th consecutive year in the program, keeping its place … Read +