Lucienne Robillard, Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for Canada Economic Development, recently announced a $2-million repayable contribution to university research enhancement corporation, Gestion Valeo. This will boost the means available to Valeo for commercializing the results of research conducted by its four university partners.

Valeo aims to create eight new enterprises and 100 jobs, and to sign 12 licensing agreements, spread over the three years of the contribution. Valeo’s partners are the Universit