Trottier donates $10M to Polytechnique Montreal

Guest Contributor
May 23, 2013

The Trottier Family Foundation has donated $10 million to Polytechnique Montreal to establish the Trottier Energy Institute which will take a systems and global approach to energy-related issues from technological, social and economics perspectives. The foundation — founded by Lorne Trottier, co-founder Matrox, a 37-year-old, Dorval QC-based developer and manufacturer of video card components and equipment for personal computers — made the donation as part of the Campus Montreal fundraising campaign involving Polytechnique Montreal, HEC Montreal and the Univ of Montréal. The new institute formalizes existing alliances between Campus Montreal members and McGill Univ, which received $15 million from the foundation last year to establish the Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design and further endow the Trottier Institute for Science and Public Policy. Joint projects and public symposia are being planned between McGill and Polytechnique Montreal, with the first — Toward a 100% Clean-Energy Quebec — held earlier this month….

Other News

Events For Leaders in
Science, Tech, Innovation, and Policy

Discuss and learn from those in the know at our virtual and in-person events.

See Upcoming Events

You have 1 free article remaining.
Don't miss out - start your free trial today.

Start your FREE trial    Already a member? Log in


By using this website, you agree to our use of cookies. We use cookies to provide you with a great experience and to help our website run effectively in accordance with our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.