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Home > Press > Eighteen proposals, valued at nearly $10 million, received by NanoQuébec's industry-university collaborative nanotechnology research program

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In response to NanoQuébec's call for proposals for its industry-university collaborative pilot project program, which includes $700,000 in direct funding from NanoQuébec, 18 proposals have been received from universities and private companies.

Eighteen proposals, valued at nearly $10 million, received by NanoQuébec's industry-university collaborative nanotechnology research program

MONTREAL, CANADA | Posted on January 23rd, 2007

The support program is an integral part of Quebec's nanotechnology growth strategy, which seeks to reap economic benefits from basic research and transfer findings to industrial applications. For that reason, proposals were required to include one partner from the academic or institutional research field, one private company and one funding partner.

Sixteen Quebec-based academic institutions and research institutes and 29 companies and industry associations are involved in the 18 proposals, which are related to a wide range of potential applications in fields such as medicine, aeronautics, industrial coatings and imaging technology.

Through the leverage provided by the financial participation of its partners, NanoQuébec will support a selection of projects to the tune of $2 million, including $700,000 in direct funding from its own budget. NanoQuébec is currently evaluating the proposals.

"I am delighted by the interest our communities have shown in the program. This initiative is a testament to the importance of uniting research scientists and private companies. Working together, they will create groundbreaking projects that will foster innovation in Quebec and drive our
competitiveness," said NanoQuébec's interim CEO, Sylvain Cofsky.

The proposals received will be reviewed by a committee tasked with evaluating their potential impact on key Quebec industrial sectors, their level of innovation, and the strength of the collaboration between the private sector and research partners. A scientific review will be performed by federal
and provincial funding bodies.

The proposals selected for two years of financial support will be announced at NanoQuébec's annual conference, NANO2007, on February 7.

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About NanoQuébec
NanoQuébec is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to strengthen innovation in nanotechnology in order to ensure solid and sustained economic growth for Quebec and Canada. Its principal funding partners are MDEIE (Ministère du Développement économique, de l'Innovation et de l'Exportation) and Canada Economic Development.

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Contacts:
Karine Pitton, Director of Communications and
Public Relations, NanoQuébec, (514) 284-0211, ext. 226,

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