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Agilean: A Virtual Supervisor for Tomorrow’s Factories  


The Sherbrooke company Agilean, which provides IT solutions and consulting services in operational excellence, has obtained funding of more than $186 000 for its pre-marketing phase, initiated in fall 2017. Agilean offers a cloud computing management app and consulting services for manufacturing SMEs. … Read +



Cleantech Funding: $600 000 for the Université de Sherbrooke’s 3iT and CITÉ


The Government of Canada is granting $600 000 to two centres of the Université de Sherbrooke, i.e. The Institut interdisciplinaire d’innovation technologique (3IT), in Sherbrooke, and the Carrefour d’innovation en technologies écologiques (CITÉ), in Granby. These funds will enable the centres to increase their … Read +



$125M to Speed Up the Expansion of Enerkem Around the World


Enerkem and Sinobioway Group have announced the signature of a $125M agreement to create a joint venture to build more than 100 biofuel plants in China. Enerkem has now positioned itself as a world leader in the production of waste-to-biofuels … Read +



American Biltrite

$11M Investment for American Biltrite


American Biltrite, in the Advanced Manufacturing key sector, today unveiled a strategic investment of $11M to reach its growth objectives and increase its competitiveness in the floor covering market. This major investment, which will specifically impact its Sherbrooke factory, demonstrates … Read +



Université de Sherbrooke

A Research Chair on Biofuels Booming at the UdeS


The Université de Sherbrooke’s Industrial Research Chair in Cellulosic Ethanol and Biocommodities has been identified as a significant endeavour in the 2013-2020 Climate Change Action Plan. After 10 years in existence, the Chair continues to work on reducing greenhouse gas … Read +



$1 M FINANCING ROUND FOR THE AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY COMPANY ESA


The company, which specializes in energy efficiency, will intensify its sales efforts in Canada and start marketing in the United States PRESS RELEASE – The agricultural technology company Énergie Solutions Air (ESA) closes a financing round of one million dollars … Read +