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Montréal International (MI)

12 April 2010 - 15 April 2010

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Start:
12 April 2010
End:
15 April 2010

Montréal International (MI) will be visiting the UK from the 12- 16th April 2010 and would like to speak with companies within the Life Science sector who are considering or have the potential for North American expansion.

Montréal International is a non-profit organization. Its mission is to contribute to the economic development of Greater Montréal and enhance its international status.

MI would be happy to give any interested companies an overview of their strengths within the Life Science sector and also educate companies regarding the financial incentives available and benefits of operating in Montréal.
 
With more than 41,000 workers distributed among 620 private companies and 150 university and public research organizations, the life sciences sector of Greater Montréal is a world-class industry. Recognized for its state-of-the-art expertise, Montréal’s Life Sciences cluster benefits from the presence of world leaders in pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, contractual research and medical technologies, as well as numerous research institutions. Lastly, the Montréal region can likewise count on the presence of seven international organizations in the Life Sciences sector.

Key Figures

More than 41,000 employees in 620 private companies and 150 university and public research organizations
$4.18B in manufacturing shipments (2008)
$675.2M in exports (2008)
80 subsidiaries of foreign companies
Costs of $389M in R&D (2008)
Since 2000, more than $1B invested in capital in Greater Montréal

Montréal International offers comprehensive strategic support to foreign companies wishing to invest in Greater Montréal. In addition to guiding you through every step of the investment process, MI provides new investors with key information regarding Montréal’s business environment and the various industries active in the metropolitan region:
 

Availability of a qualified workforce
Operating costs
Tax incentives, etc.

This is a good opportunity to learn more about business opportunities within Montréal and to network with a relevant Life Science sector expert.
 
Any companies interested in meeting with Montréal International during their UK visit please contact Ryan O’Lynn directly on +44 (0) 207 8220 712 or via email at email