LAVAL, QC, June 13, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ – To fulfill the robust demand from start-up corporations within the life sciences, each in Quebec and internationally, the Quebec Biotechnology Innovation Centre (CQIB) proclaims an growth of its laboratory services in Laval.
Situated on the campus of the Institut nationwide de la recherche scientifique (INRS), the QBIC will improve the variety of laboratories and add new scientific gear out there to start-up corporations. In whole, the Laval website will supply 30,000 sq. ft (3,000 m2) of laboratory and workplace house and can host some 20 corporations.
This $3.6 million growth mission is made doable by the monetary participation of various companions, together with the Ministère de l’Économie et de l’Innovation (MEI), Canada Financial Growth (CED), the Institut nationwide de la recherche scientifique (INRS) and the Metropolis of Laval.
“This announcement is good news for the life sciences and well being expertise sector, which is more and more rising in Quebec. We’ve an excessive amount of know-how on this subject, subsequently you will need to implement concrete actions, such because the one introduced immediately, to correctly help our native corporations.”
—Mr. Pierre Fitzgibbon, Minister of Economic system and Innovation and Minister accountable for Regional Financial Growth
“The life sciences and biotechnology sectors are amongst Laval’s acknowledged strengths. These investments verify our enviable place in Canada. Furthermore, these 5 new laboratories will profit our society since they may enable for brand spanking new scientific discoveries and new collaborations with the biopharmaceutical business.”
—Mr. Stéphane Boyer, mayor of Laval
“Because of the precious collaboration of a number of companions, this mission confirms our function as a driving power within the emergence of the brand new era of life sciences entrepreneurs, as illustrated by the investments of practically $100 million obtained by our corporations over the previous 3 years.”
—Mr. Perry Niro, Government Director of the Quebec Biotechnology Innovation Centre (CQIB)
Concerning the CQIB
The CQIB is an incubator whose mission is to facilitate the creation, development and success of the following era of life sciences and well being expertise corporations. It affords its house to start-up corporations requiring entry to laboratories and scientific gear in addition to experience in enterprise mission improvement.
SOURCE Quebec Biotechnology Innovation Heart (CQIB)
For additional data: Jessica Rousseau, TACT, Cell: 438 396-8288, [email protected],; Perry Niro, Government Director, Quebec Biotechnology Innovation Centre, [email protected], Cell.: (514) 265-8944