Major funding of over $ 200 M for research and innovation in Montreal

MONTREAL, Sept. 2, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - A major announcement regarding research and innovation funding in Montreal will take place

Tuesday, September 6th on the Université de Montréal campus, with the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, Marc Miller, MP for Ville-Marie-Le Sud-Ouest-Îles-des-Soeurs and representatives from universities and the scientific community.

The funding comes from the Canada First Research Excellence Fund to strategically invest in areas that create long-term economic advantages for Canada.



Université de Montréal, McGill University, Polytechnique Montréal and HEC Montréal


Canada First Research Excellence Fund Announcement


Tuesday, September 6th, 11 AM


Université de Montréal
Hall d'honneur, Roger-Gaudry building
2900, Boulevard Édouard-Montpetit, Montréal



SOURCE Université de Montréal

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For further information: Geneviève O'Meara, Conseillère principale, relations avec les médias, Université de Montréal, 514 343-7704;; Chris Chipello, Media Relations, Université McGill, 514 398-4201,; Annie Touchette, Conseillère principale, Polytechnique Montréal, 514 231-8133,; Julie Lajoye, Conseillère en relations avec les médias, HEC Montréal, 514 340-7320,


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