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; CyrilSchiever, 
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.JacquesTurgeon, 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 slyttle@national.ca

Roch Landriault 514-843-2345 rlandriault@national.ca

SOURCE: MERCK

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CO: MERCK
ST: Quebec
NI: MTC MED HEA 

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