MONTRÉAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - July 6, 2016) - The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will announce a significant investment in a new research commercialization centre. Minister Duncan will be joined by Gaétan Barrette, Quebec Minister of Health and Social Services.

There will be a media availability following the announcement.

Date: Thursday, July 7, 2016
Time: Announcement-9:00 a.m.
Media availability (scrum)-9:30 a.m.
Location: Rachel-Tourigny Pavilion
Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital
5305 de l'Assomption Boulevard
Montréal, Quebec

Follow Minister Duncan on social media.

Twitter: @ScienceMin

Instagram: sciencemin

Follow the Networks of Centres of Excellence on social media.

Twitter: @NCE_RCE

Contact Information:

Veronique Perron
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Science
343-291-2600
veronique.perron@canada.ca

Media Relations
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
343-291-1777
ic.mediarelations-mediasrelations.ic@canada.ca

Martin Leroux
Media and Public Affairs Officer
Natural Sciences and Engineering
Research Council of Canada
613-943-7618
media@nserc-crsng.gc.ca