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SGF is a proud partner of BIOMEDEX

Montréal, March 12, 2007 — Société générale de financement du Québec (SGF) is proud to announce that it is a partner and sponsor of the sixth edition of Biomedex, which will take place on March 28 and 29, 2007, at the Sheraton Hotel in Laval. This international conference will again attract hundreds of leading decision makers and professionals from Canada’s life sciences industry as well as many members of the health care and research networks.
In addition to acting as a financial partner of this pre-eminent annual event, SGF will be represented at it by its life sciences team. Moreover, Pierre Cantin, its Vice-President, Investments, Biopharmaceuticals, will serve as moderator of the workshop on Making partnerships happen with big pharma, which will take place on the morning of Thursday, March 29.
Life sciences, including prevention, therapeutics and services to healthcare network partners, represent a priority investment sector for SGF. As an investor, SGF acts as a catalyst for this rapidly growing industry, helping it achieve the critical size required to compete on international markets.
With more than 800 participants, BIOMEDEX has become a key industry event over the years. The participants have frequently underlined the high quality of the program and the guest speakers have provided testimony to the excellence of the organization.
BIOMEDEX is a networking event that enables participants to:
• Form new business alliances;
• Meet future investors;
• Develop business contacts;
• Present new technologies;
• Present technology transfers and licensing from universities. 


Société générale de financement du Québec (sgfqc.com), an industrial and financial holding company, has a mission to carry out economic development projects, with emphasis on the industrial sector, in co-operation with partners and on standard profitability conditions, in accordance with the economic development policy of the Québec government.

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Marie-Claude Lemieux
Senior Adviser
Communications and Media Relations
Société générale de financement du Québec

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