McGill and ÉTS launch the Quartier de l’innovation – an ecosystem for creativity in the heart of Montreal
McGill is in! An enthusiastic Jean-François Lisée expressed unabashed delight Monday at the enormous joint effort between McGill and the École de technologie supérieure to bring about the Quartier d’innovation in Montreal’s Griffintown neighbourhood.
The provincial Minister responsible for Montreal, among other portfolios, spoke near the end of a high-tech kick-off event that filled the main hall of the hip Darling Foundry building near the old industrial/residential area that will become a living laboratory bringing together researchers, students, star-up enterprises, social action, community groups and redevelopment. (more…)