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A research-based education is at the heart of next generation of innovation

By Christophe Guy      

Through innovative initiatives like D3 and SCALE.AI, universities are making space for the next generation of researchers to develop new technologies and new solutions for society. It is my hope that this start-up spirit of innovation will remain at the heart of university research for years to come.

Montreal, Montreal: Named the world’s 'best student city' in the 2017 QS rankings, and 'Intelligent Community of the Year' in 2016 by the Intelligent Community Forum, Montreal provides the perfect setting for innovation to thrive, writes Christophe Guy. Photograph courtesy of Pixabay.com

MONTREAL—Research and innovation are at the heart of a university’s mission. They’re close to my heart too: it was university research that led me from Toulouse to Montreal, and ultimately to my wife—whom I met while pursuing a PhD in chemical engineering in my adopted hometown.

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