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The Idea of Innovation A project funded by the Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). Innovation is everywhere. In the world of goods (technology), but also in the world of words: innovation is discussed in the scientific and technical literature, but also in social science like history, sociology, management and economics. Innovation is also a central idea in the popular imaginary, in the media and in public policy. In summary innovation has become the emblem of the modern society, and a panacea for resolving many problems.
Ah, Montréal! Renowned for creativity and culture, legendary hospitality, and a distinctive joie-de-vivre. Courtesy of tourisme-montreal.org Montréal’s character is built upon variety and contrast: from its Franco-British heritage to its blend of historic and modern architecture, and mix of traditional and ultramodern styles, this is a city that offers something special to everyone. Here are a few of the many extraordinary reasons to visit.
Pay and Go Pay Stations The Pay and Go concept was designed to improve customer service and accommodate the specific climate of Montréal. These pay stations offers many advantages to users, including:
Home » Search » Magazine Day 2011: Inspiring Innovation (Montreal) Magazines du Québec announces Magazine Day 2011: Inspiring Innovation Tuesday, May 10 The Windsor Hotel 1170 Peel Street, Montreal Hosted by J.
Nearly 700 aerospace industry professionals from all over the world came together on December 5 and 6 for the third edition of the Aerospace Innovation Forum, organized by Aéro Montréal in collaboration with CRIAQ. Engineers, researchers, and professionals from the aerospace industry, research centres, associations and government agencies all gathered at the Palais des congrès de Montréal for the Forum, the biggest event of its kind in Canada. Sixty-four speakers, including Sam Hamad, the Quebec Minister of Economic Development, Innovation and Export Trade, and the Honourable Christian Paradis, federal Minister of Industry, shared their knowledge on the theme of Innovation in a sustainable supply chain : a global challenge. Their presentations touched on topics such as innovation challenges for tier 1 players, the harmonization of innovation initiatives, and end of life management of aircraft.
Montréal Technopole, developing scientific and technological assets Montréal now has an exceptional window for developing all its assets in the knowledge economy. In the coming years it will have to make sure it takes advantage of a number of major projects representing total investment of over $10 billion. Montréal Technopole is a vast initiative intended to stimulate and multiply innovative scientific and technological activities. Like other initiatives such as the Quartier des spectacles Partnership or the Société du Havre , Montréal Technopole will be proposing an approach designed to ensure greater co-ordination in developing the region’s science and technology assets.
Program Register Now Become a Partner INNOVATION 2011 – Canada’s R&D Partnership Conference will take place November 20-22 at the Hilton Hotel in Montreal, PQ. INNOVATION 2011 is a networking and professional development conference that draws from the global community of technology transfer and industry engagement practitioners from academia, industry and government as well as venture investors and other managers of Canada’s intellectual assets. The conference is a 3-day networking and education event that will build on the tremendous success of I NNOVATION 2010 (program and materials available here ). Partnerships with local, regional and national industry associations and others will enrich the program significantly. In addition to professional development, opportunities for networking, marketing and building relationships with key individuals and organizations in Canada’s Innovation Ecosystem are key cornerstones of the Conference.
The Centre d'entreprises et d'innovation de Montréal (CEIM) has become the newest hub in the Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN), making it the first Quebec-based digital media organization to join the CDMN. CEIM is a not-for-profit organization involved in Information Technology (IT), multimedia, industrial and clean technologies, and life sciences industries with a mandate to advance the digital media sector. The timing of today's announcement coincides with the International Startup Festival that runs through tomorrow in Montreal . "CDMN is creating a national corridor of collaboration among organizations dedicated to furthering digital media in Canada and with the addition of CEIM, we have an even stronger presence across the country," said Kevin Tuer , Managing Director of the CDMN.
Polytechnique Montreal’s research activities are organized around three sector-based spheres of excellence and three theme-based spheres of excellence . These are the spheres of excellence in which our researchers carry out leading edge research efforts. They also pave the way towards large multidisciplinary projects which favour open innovation in a sustainable development perspective. This is why Polytechnique Montreal encourages the appointment of professors, the creation of new research units and research centres, the acquisition of state-of-the-art equipment and the creation of new research chairs in those spheres of excellence.
Now here's an entrepreneur ready to take on the world! Snoobe's objective: to be the Robin Hood in the mobile phone service market - THE place to search out the best price on the market, achieving in the cellular market what Kayak or Priceline has done in tourism. The beta version of the website will be launched next week at www.snoobe.com . In the picture, Thierry Maréchal (center), Snoobe Founder and President, accompanied by Mike Grandinetti (left), special advisor, and Serge Bourassa (right), both of CEIM.
Centre d'entreprises et d'innovation de Montréal (CEIM) becomes first CDMN node in Province of Quebec MONTREAL AND WATERLOO REGION, ON, July 14, 2011 /CNW/ - The Centre d'entreprises et d'innovation de Montréal (CEIM) has become the newest hub in the Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN), making it the first Quebec-based digital media organization to join the CDMN. The CDMN issued the announcement this morning from CEIM offices on rue Prince in Montreal , and representatives of both organizations will be attending the International Startup Festival that runs through Friday in Montreal . CEIM is a not-for-profit organization involved in Information Technology (IT), multimedia, industrial and clean technologies, and life sciences industries with a mandate to advance the digital media sector.
The Canada-EU Innovation Forum is a high-profile international event designed to serve as a catalyst for open innovation in the atmosphere of co-operation and free exchange between Canada and the European Union (EU). In the context of negotiations toward the signature of an economic and commercial agreement between Canada and the European Union, the Canada-EU Innovation Forum offers a opportunity for Canada and the EU to share an interchange on the priorities in research and innovation. Current projects, new opportunities, and best practices in governance in both the private and public sectors are the subjects that will be addressed in the forum, all from the perspectives of co-operation and the need for financing innovation.
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