Montréal, June 9, 2022 – Génome Québec, in partnership with the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies (FRQNT), is proud to announce today the nine research teams, from four Québec universities, that have received major funding in genomics. The total investment, including that of public and private partners, amounts to more than $2.5 million as part of the first round of the Genomics integration program – Agriculture and biofood, forestry and environment.


According to Stéphanie Lord-Fontaine, Vice President, Scientific Affairs at Génome Québec, “This program brings together the major players in the different sectors to promote the application and commercialization of genomics technology. Many of the funded projects will develop innovations to improve the productivity and sustainability of Québec’s biofood sector, in collaboration with start-ups and SMEs in our ecosystem. This speaks to genomics’ maturity and potential to provide real-world solutions for the government and private companies.”


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