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April 10, 2017

TWO START-UPS UNDER SOVAR GUIDANCE RECEIVE AWARDS

Two fledgling companies that have been benefiting from SOVAR guidance for the past two years were recognized at the OSEntreprendre 2017 competition organized by Entrepreneuriat Laval, on April 5, 2017. SOVAR wishes to congratulate BLIQ Photonics for winning the BMO Grand Prize valued at $5 000 as well as the First Prize for Technological and Technical Innovation, Business Administration. BLIQ Photonics is a spin-off from research at Université Laval and at the Quebec Mental Health Institute Research Centre. SOVAR also congratulates the young entrepreneurs of Brilliant Matters, a Université Laval spin-off specializing in organic electronics, for winning the $500 Second Prize for Technological and Technical Innovation, Science and Engineering, awarded by SOVAR.

The OSEntreprendre program enables entrepreneurial initiatives to be discovered and recognized. Local (at Université Laval through Entrepreneurial Laval), regional and national competitions are staged allowing some 40,000 participants to show their entrepreneurial spirit.