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The Quebec research and innovation ecosystem and collaboration opportunities with Luxembourg

About this event

During this webinar, high-level representatives from Quebec and Luxembourg will present the Quebec research and innovation ecosystem and provide information on collaboration opportunities. We will also hear from researchers about their experience of collaboration between Quebec and Luxembourg. The webinar follows the signing of a cooperation agreement in the fields of research, innovation and higher education between the Governments of Quebec and Luxembourg in March 2021 and is aimed at fostering closer links between researchers and innovators from Quebec and Luxembourg.


Opening and introduction - Luxinnovation

Welcome - Romain Martin, Senior Government Advisor, Ministry of Higher Education and Research

  • Strategic priority of Québec
  • Agreement between the Governments of Québec and Luxembourg

Presentation of the R&I ecosystem of Québec

Research ecosystem and priorities of Québec

Janice Bailey, Scientific Director, FRQNT (Fonds de recherche du Québec, Nature et Technologies)

Innovation ecosystem and opportunities for Luxembourg

Loick Gauthier, Senior director, Innovation Institute, Conseil de l’Innovation du Québec

Presentation of MILA, a Québec research community in artificial intelligence

Catherine Saine,  Director, Partnerships and Strategy, MILA

Opportunities and priorities for the Québec/Luxembourg R&I collaboration

Agreement between funding agencies in Québec and Luxembourg, Audace programme and other opportunities for research collaboration

Helena Burg, Head of International Relations, Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR)

Priorities of the innovation ecosystem in Luxembourg and collaboration opportunities

Benjamin Questier, Director R&D and Innovation Support, Luxinnovation

Testimonies by researchers on their collaboration with Québec

Prof. Dr. Jacques Klein, Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust, University of Luxembourg

Dr. Andy Chevigné, Luxembourg Institute of Health

Question and answer session 

Closing and farewell

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    Luxinnovation Luxembourg Luxinnovation

  • Guest speaker
    Andy Chevigne Principal Investigator @ Luxembourg Institute of Health

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    Martin Romain Senior Government Advisor @ Ministry of Higher Education and Research

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    Janice Bailey

    Janice Bailey is currently the Scientific Director of the Fonds de recherche du Québec - Nature and Technologies (FRQNT). The FRQNT mandate is to develop and promote research activities in sciences, engineering and mathematics to address societal challenges and stimulate socio-economic development. In doing so, the FRQNT prioritises trainee support, interdisciplinary collaboration, research partnerships, and diversity in its approaches. Prior to joining the FRQNT, she was a professor of Animal Sciences & Research Associate Dean, Faculty of Agriculture & Food Sciences with an adjunct professorship in the Faculty of Medicine, Laval University (Québec City, Canada). As an active scientist for over 25 years, her research explored the impact of the environment, such as toxicant exposure, temperature and nutrition, on fertility, reproductive development and the ability to produce healthy offspring across multiple generations. She worked on a range of species, including bees, fish, agricul...

  • Guest speaker
    Helena Burg Head of International Relations @ Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR)

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    Catherine Saine Directrice, Partenariats et Stratégie @ MILA

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    Stéphanie Schott Responsable du Service Relations internationales et interrégionales @ Ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche

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    Jacques Klein Prof.Dr., Chief Scientist @ Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT), University of Luxembourg

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    Loick Gautier Directeur principal @ Institut de l’innovation, Conseil de l’Innovation du Québec

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    Benjamin Questier Director R&D and Innovation Support @ Luxinnovation