Sanofi Pasteur Scholarships awarded to four HEC Montréal students

Sanofi Pasteur Scholarships awarded to four HEC Montréal students 
MONTREAL, May 1, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The HEC Montréal Foundation and Sanofi 
Pasteur Canada announced today a five-year partnership aimed at improving 
business innovation and creativity. Sanofi Pasteur will contribute $100,000 
to the HEC Montréal Foundation to support programs and services at HEC 
Montréal, and to provide scholarships for students actively involved in 
Mosaic, an HEC Montréal group focused on the management of innovation and 
creativity. The donation was made as part of Campus Montréal, a major 
fundraising campaign led jointly by HEC Montréal, Polytechnique Montréal and 
Université de Montréal. 
Ludovic Egglefield-Frenette, Aline Massouh, Alice Niyizurugero and Fabio Prado 
Saldanha are the recipients of the first Sanofi Pasteur scholarship of $2,500 
each. The students were selected for their outstanding academic achievement 
and contribution to Mosaic. 
"We are extremely appreciative of Sanofi Pasteur's support for our students," 
said Laurent Simon, HEC Montréal management professor, who co-founded Mosaic 
with Professor Patrick Cohendet in 2007. "This support reflects Sanofi 
Pasteur's commitment to the next generation of managers and the importance of 
integrating creativity in the management process, which will be an essential 
skill for managers in the years and decades to come." 
"As a leader in vaccine R&D and manufacturing, Sanofi Pasteur recognizes that 
innovation - in all its forms - is critical for a healthy, competitive 
Canadian economy," said Mark Lievonen, President, Sanofi Pasteur Canada. "We 
are pleased to support HEC Montréal and the cutting-edge research being done 
under its Mosaic program." 
Mosaic is a group of researchers and professors from different disciplines 
working on boosting innovation and creativity. The group studies, exchanges 
and compares creative approaches and practices from diverse fields ranging 
from industry and arts to science. The aim is to analyze the creative process 
and its management from a multi-disciplinary, intercultural, international and 
intergenerational perspective. 
About HEC Montréal
HEC Montréal is a university institution with over 12,000 students enrolled 
in its manymanagement programs, from the undergraduate to postgraduate 
level, and also trains more than 7,000 executives and managers every year. It 
is one of the most active Canadian business schools in research, thanks to 
some fifty research units, with 25 chairs including 7 Canada Research Chairs. 
HEC Montréal is a Francophone institution, with 270 professors, that offers a 
number of programs in more than one language. Since its founding in 1907, the 
School has trained more than 71,000 students in a wide variety of management 
About Sanofi
Sanofi, a global and diversified healthcare leader, discovers, develops and 
distributes therapeutic solutions focused on patients' needs. Sanofi has core 
strengths in the field of healthcare with seven growth platforms: diabetes 
solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging 
markets, animal health and the new Genzyme. Sanofi is listed in Paris 
(EURONEXT: SAN) and in New York (NYSE: SNY). 
Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, provides more than 1 billion 
doses of vaccine each year, making it possible to immunize more than 500 
million people across the globe. A world leader in the vaccine industry, 
Sanofi Pasteur offers the broadest range of vaccines protecting against 20 
infectious diseases. The company's heritage, to create vaccines that protect 
life, dates back more than a century. Sanofi Pasteur is the largest company 
entirely dedicated to vaccines. Every day, the company invests more than EUR 1 
million in research and development. For more information, please visit: or 
About Campus Montréal
When they decided to join forces to mastermind a major fundraising campaign, 
HEC Montréal, Polytechnique Montréal and Université de Montréal chose to 
adopt a shared signature. Campus Montréal represents the alliance between the 
three institutions that form a dynamic and modern university complex. This 
unique brand is used for all communications made throughout the fundraising 
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