The Québec Government Office in Boston and Export Québec held a trade mission in Boston in the construction sector last November. More than fifteen Québec companies, as well as the Québec Wood Export Bureau (QWEB), participated in the ABX 2016 trade mission.
Montréal, November 28, 2016 - A fast-track growth center, Centre de croissance accélérée, for Québec businesses active in American markets, especially the Mid Atlantic region, New England and the Midwest, will be launched in early 2017. The creation of the center was announced this afternoon by the Minister for the Economy, Science and Innovation and the Minister Responsible for the Digital Strategy, Dominique Anglade, accompanied by the Quebec’s Delegate General in New York Jean Claude Lauzon and the Québec’s Delegate in Boston, Marie Claude Francoeur.
The Boston and New York Québec representatives visit nine chambers of commerce in Montérégie, Estrie, Chaudière-Appalaches, Centre-du-Québec, Lanaudière and Laurentides to promote the Stratégie québécoise de l'exportation 2016-2020.
The Direction de la Recherche Forestière (DRF – Forest Research Branch) of the ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs du Québec welcomed, last August, a large delegation of 24 American foresters.
CTA@Boston is looking for companies targeting the Boston's market and working in the following sectors: IT (including green IT and digital health), life sciences, robotics and security technologies, emerging food technologies.
Hosted by the Governor of Massachusetts, M. Charles Baker, the 2016 Conference of New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers took place in Boston on August 28-29, 2016. It was the 40th such gathering since the Conference was created in 1973.
On Tuesday, May 3rd 2016, the Québec Government Office in Boston organized a visit for the Science & Technology Diplomatic Circle to the Microsoft New England Research and Development Center, a research and development (R&D) branch of Microsoft situated in Cambridge, MA.