Organization: Concordia Univ

Nanotech agreements inked between Quebec & Japanese

Three Quebec institutions have signed agreements with the Shinshu Univ (Nagano Prefecture) to strengthen linkages for nano-technology research. The agreements with the Univ of Montreal, Concordia Univ and the CTT Group (Saint Hyacinthe CEGEP’s Centre of Excellence for Textile Technologies, Geosynthetics and Flexible Materials) follow two agreements signed in 2007 and 2009 between NanoQuébec and…

Companies joins forces to combat cyber crime

Several high tech firms are collaborating with the federal government and Concordia Univ to establish an alliance to identify and combat cyber threats. In an unprecedented move, Bell Canada, Rogers Communications, Microsoft Canada Co and the Competition Bureau of Canada are banding together to create National Cyber Forensics Training Alliance Canada, a neutral research venue…

Concordia creates chairs and professorships

Concordia Univ’s John Molson School of Business has received more than $3 million for the creation of two research chairs and two distinguished professorships. The Lawrence Bloomberg Chair in Accountancy was inaugurated with a major donation from Bloomberg, a director and advisor to the National Bank of Canada. Dr Michel Magnan, a professor of accountancy…

CSA and CITR launch research program

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) and the Canadian Institute for Telecommunications Research (CITR) have selected the first projects stemming from a $1.9-million, potentially renewal agreement focused on leading-edge space communications systems and technologies. The CSA will provide the funds over the next five years for research awards and collaborative research initiatives involving industrial partners. The…