Montreal-based engineering and research institutes are welcome $2M in financial aid from CED.
MONTRÉAL, January 24, 2023 /CNW Telbec/ – Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED)
Supporting and enhancing the capacity of businesses in innovation supports economic development In Quebec sections. This is why Rachel Bendayan, Member of Parliament Outremont and Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Tourism and Minister of Finance, took the opportunity, during a visit to the Center for Characterization and Microscopy of Materials, to announce today, on behalf of the Honorable Pascale St–Onge, Minister of Sports and Minister. role of CED, $2M for the non-repayable support of Polytechnique Montréal.
CED’s support is the acquisition of next-generation electron microscopes, which will make it possible to probe and characterize materials at the nanometric scale.
Polytechnique Montréal is located on the campus of the Université de Montréal and is one of the largest technical and research universities in the. Canada. Located in (CM)2 Center for Characterization and Microscopy of Equipment, the new microscope will be important in understanding the physics of materials and make it possible to study how their microstructures create different functions. It will provide opportunities for researchers and businesses in all areas of engineering to develop tools.
These new tools will help improve the ability of businesses to innovate through technological change thanks to the many research projects carried out by the institute’s researchers.
Government of Canada recognizes and supports organizations that are proud of their communities. In Quebec economic recovery depends, among other things, on institutions with strong roots in the regional economy. Innovation is a key enabler of growth, and a key factor in rebuilding a strong, resilient, green, and fair economy for all.
“Helping businesses and SMEs to grow and innovate in order to be competitive and create good jobs is very important to us. This is why we are giving our support to Polytechnique Montréal, an engineering education and research institution that provides support for these new projects and prioritizes the implementation of clean processes electricity, we are providing real support to businesses as they find their place in the economy of tomorrow. We are very grateful to the entire Polytechnique Montréal team for the success of your organization, which is raising the profile of the Montréal region and sharing knowledge across the country and around the world.”
Honorable Pascale St–Onge, Member of Parliament for Brome – Missisquoi, Minister of Sports and Minister in charge of CED
“By investing in businesses and SMEs through various partnerships and partnerships at Polytechnique Montréal, our government is following through on its promises and enabling businesses to grow and innovate. By helping businesses to be innovative and competitive and by promoting technology to be green. technologies and products , we are working on ways to work tomorrow.”
Rachel BendayanMember of Parliament for Outremont and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance
“We are grateful to Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions for this significant grant, which will help us provide our researchers and industry partners with easy access to a state-of-the-art tool with unparalleled performance. Quebec, and the scientific expertise needed to interpret the results. Thanks to our long history of partnering with companies to conduct research, this powerful toolkit will help us strengthen our innovation capabilities in this smart industry. “
Maud Cohen, President, Polytechnique Montreal
The funding is provided under CED’s Regional Economic Growth through Innovation program. The program focuses on businesses that innovate to expand their businesses and improve their competitiveness, as well as economic actors in the regions that help to create business environments that contribute to the development and growth of all, in all regions.
In QuebecSMEs account for 99.7% of the region’s businesses and 50% of its GDP.
CED is an important federal partner In Quebec regional economic development. With 12 regional business offices, CED accompanies businesses, charities and regions across the country Quebec in tomorrow’s economy.
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SOURCE Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions
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