Enriching Québec through research and innovation
MONTREAL, Dec. 6, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Media representatives are invited to attend a business luncheon organized jointly by the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal and the Palais des congrès de Montréal, on Monday, December 9, at noon. During the luncheon, Pierre Duchesne, Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology, will take the floor.
Mr. Duchesne will address the National Research and Innovation Policy, launched in November, which will benefit from a $3.7 billion investment over five years and unconditional support from Québec's research and innovation community.
|Date:||Monday, December 9, 2013|
|Time:||Noon to 2 p.m.|
|Location:|| Palais des congrès de Montréal
1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle
Mr. Duchesne will briefly take questions from journalists following his address.
About the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal
The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal has some 7,000 members. Its primary mission is to represent the interests of the business community of Greater Montréal and to provide individuals, merchants, and businesses of all sizes with a variety of specialized services to help them achieve their full potential in terms of innovation, productivity and competitiveness. The Board of Trade is Quebec's leading private economic development organization.
About the Palais des congrès de Montréal
The mission of the Palais des congrès de Montréal is to attract and host conventions, exhibitions, consumer/trade shows, conferences, meetings and other events. A public institution with a commercial vocation, the Palais generates important economic and intellectual spin-offs for Québec and has been contributing for over 30 years to knowledge sharing and enhancing Montréal's international reputation as a first-class destination. See more at: congresmtl.com
SOURCE: Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal
For further information:
Please confirm your presence with Michelle LLambias Meunier, Advisor, Media Relations, by phone at 514 871-4000, ext. 4042, or by email at [email protected].
Conseiller - communications et affaires publiques
Palais de congrès de Montréal
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