/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Government of Canada to announce support for disruptive innovation in genomics/

MONTREAL, Dec. 7, 2016 /CNW/ - Marc Miller, Member of Parliament for Ville-Marie—Le Sud-Ouest—Île-des-Soeurs (Quebec), on behalf of the Hon. Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will announce a federal investment in new projects across Canada to spur disruptive innovation in genomics.

Disruptive innovation is an innovation that creates a new market or disrupts an existing market which allows for emerging talent to be leaders of the future and create jobs for Canada's middle class.



December 9, 2016


Announcement at 10:00 a.m. ET

Tour at 10:45 a.m. ET


Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal (IRCM), Entrance Hall, 110 avenue des Pins Ouest, followed by tour of the RNA Biology Laboratory.


SOURCE Genome Canada

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For further information: Andrea Matyas, Director, Communications, Genome Canada, 613-790-0106, amatyas@genomecanada.ca; Media Relations, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, 343-291-1777, ic.mediarelations-mediasrelations.ic@canada.ca


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