Biotechnology in Quebec

October 15, 2012 at 8:22 pm Leave a comment

Montréal, a Growing Hub

Montréal is the hub for genomics in Canada. The list of world-class research centres based in Montréal includes:

The McGill University and Genome Québec Innovation Centre project, composed of five inter-related technological platforms offering a wide range of services in genotyping, DNA microchips, pharmacogenomics, and sequencing;

The Biotechnology Research Institute, Canada’s largest biotechnology R&D facility, which is a member of the National Research Council Canada and employs 800 people;

The Centre Robert-Cedergren at Université de Montréal is a catalyst for advancing research in the fields of bioinformatics and genomics. and

The Québec Proteomics Centre, a centre for excellence in mass spectroscopy proteomics, also home to the Canada Research Chair in proteomics.

Backgrounder sites:

Invest Quebec: http://www.investquebec.com/en/index.aspx?page=1874

Quebec government portal:  http://www.gouv.qc.ca/portail/quebec/international/general/commerce/secteurs_economiques/biotechnologies/?lang=en

Montreal biotechnolgy cluster: http://www.cqib.org/home.html

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