Enriching Québec through research and innovation

Monday, December 9, 2013 from noon to 2 P.M.


Pierre Duchesne

Pierre Duchesne

Minister of Higher Education, Research,
Science and Technology

The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal, in collaboration with the Palais des congrès, is pleased to invite you to this business luncheon.

In collaboration with:

Palais des congrès de Montréal

The activity will be held in French.


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Ticket(s) $100* $145*
Table(s) of 10 $900* $1450*
* Taxes not included. Become a Member

By phone
514 871-4001

Cancellation policyNo reservations, cancellations or refunds as of 2 days before the event. Participant substitutions are accepted at no extra charge until the event is held. Please note that only written cancellation notices sent by fax at 514 871-5971 or by email at achat@ccmm.qc.ca will be accepted.


Palais des congrès de Montréal
1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle

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  • Hear the Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology discuss the National Research and Innovation Policy (PNRI)
  • Understand how the PNRI works to ensure a balance between basic and applied research while showing full confidence in researchers
  • Learn all there is to know about this ambitious policy that is benefiting from a $3.7 billion investment over 5 years


  • The Québec research and innovation field’s unconditional support for this policy, launched one year after the creation of the Ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche, de la Science et de la Technologie
  • The PNRI’s national scope and its tangible benefits for our city
  • How this policy addresses priority axes, strategic areas of focus, and the training of the new generation of scientists

Learn why Québec's prosperity depends on research and innovation!

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