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Merck to announce multi-milion dollar investment towards Montréal's life sciences research sector

Merck to announce multi-milion dollar investment towards Montréal's life sciences research sector

Join one of Canada's top R&D investors on Monday, November 26, at the Centre Sheraton Montréal

KIRKLAND, QC, Nov. 22, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Members of the media are invited to attend a press conference during which a multi-million dollar investment towards the growth of the life sciences research sector in Montréal will be announced in the company of: Élaine Zakaïb, Minister for Industrial Policy and the Banque de développement économique du Québec; Cyril Schiever, President and Managing Director, Merck Canada Inc.; Martin Leblanc, Vice-Chairman of the Board, Montréal InVivo; Dr. Vassilios Papadopoulos, Executive Director and Chief Scientific Officer, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC); Dr. Jacques Turgeon, Director, CRCHUM and Dr. Jean-Claude Tardif, Director, Montréal Heart Institute Research Centre. The press conference will be followed by a round table featuring Montréal's next generation of researchers.

WHEN: Monday, November 26(th), 2012 at 10:00 a.m.

         10:00 a.m.    Press conference begins
         10:30 a.m.    Q&A
         10:40 a.m.    One-on-one interviews and photo opportunity
         11:15 a.m.    Round table discussion with Montréal's next
                       generation of researchers
         12:30 p.m.    Lunch
    WHERE:   Centre Sheraton Montréal
         1201 Rene-Levesque West Blvd., Montréal, H3B 2L7
         Drummond Room


Stephanie Lyttle 514-843-2365

Roch Landriault 514-843-2345


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ST: Quebec

-0- Nov/22/2012 15:00 GMT

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