Hydro-Québec academic excellence scholarships: supporting expertise that benefits society

December 19, 2016, 2:36pm

A ceremony was held on December 8 in honour of the Hydro-Québec scholarship winners and in recognition of this generous donor, represented at the event by Réal Laporte, President, Hydro-Québec Innovation, Equipment and Shared Services and President & CEO, Société d’énergie de la Baie James. As part of the major Campus Montréal campaign, $405,000 in scholarships was awarded this year to graduate students at HEC Montréal,... READ



Young entrepreneurs supported by the National Bank | HEC Montréal Accelerator attend summit

August 31, 2016, 2:32pm

The National Bank | HEC Montréal Accelerator helps entrepreneurs go further. On August 31, four such individuals had the chance to join a trade mission to China, followed by the G20 Young Entrepreneurs’ Summit held September 9 to 11.

The Accelerator was created in 2013 as part of the Institute for Entrepreneurship National Bank | HEC Montréal, itself established through a charitable donation of $10 million by National Bank. The... READ



Landscaping Work in Full Bloom

September 29, 2015, 12:54pm

Quebecers always seem to keep busy in summer, and the same is true for the Outremont Site where the University of Montréal is building the future Science and Engineering Complex. Over the past few months, various community projects were organized to connect citizens with the 239,000 m2 site, as we await the official inauguration of the Complex.

The Outremont Site is not just for academics. The University wants to create a space that will... READ



Using big data to revolutionize energy consumption 

August 28, 2015, 10:02am

We are currently producing more data in 48 hours than have been produced since mankind first walked the earth. The volume of what is known as “big data” is such that it is impossible, in practical terms, to process it with conventional databases. Once processed, however, it is very useful, with many benefits for society. The data validation institute (Institut de Valorisation des Données – IVADO) at Polytechnique Montréal is working to... READ



Rémi-Marcoux Entrepreneurial Track: Anne-Sophie Riopel-Bouvier’s Story

May 21, 2015, 9:15am

Launched on November 15, 2013, the Rémi-Marcoux Entrepreneurial Track is designed to awaken the entrepreneurial spirit in students and train them to become creative, bold and socially responsible business owners. The project also aims to help students join business networks and gain an international outlook. Rémi Marcoux and TC Transcontinental made the project possible by making a $2.5 million contribution during Campus Montréal’s major... READ



Nathalie de Marcellis-Warin: talent in action

September 11, 2014, 3:29pm

There is no lack of talented engineers in Quebec. Once they have some solid experience under their belt, it is not unusual for them to move into a management position. In many instances, however, they have to improve their managerial skills to advance and succeed in their career. It was with this in mind that the École Polytechnique de Montréal created the Technological Innovation and Commercialization (TIC) microprogram. In association with... READ