Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

April 06, 2016 13:30 ET

The Government of Canada Supports the Marketing Efforts of NordiaSoft

NordiaSoft, a technology enterprise in Gatineau, focuses on innovation and international partnership development

GATINEAU, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - April 6, 2016) - Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED)

Mr. Greg Fergus, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for CED, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, announces that the enterprise NordiaSoft is receiving financial support to bolster its marketing efforts and publicize its products and services.

The financial assistance announced today amounts to $155,000. It is awarded in the form of a repayable contribution under the Quebec Economic Development Program.

CED is one of six regional development organizations under the responsibility of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development.

Quick facts

  • Founded in 2013, NordiaSoft is a spin-off from the Communications Research Centre Canada (CRC). Added to this new structure are technology transfer and six specialized employees transferred from CRC.
  • NordiaSoft provides software solutions for developing complex systems and applications in various fields, including telecommunications, robotics, transportation and aeronautics.
  • The funding awarded will enable the enterprise to, among other things, attend specialized conferences and trade fairs, do advertising and promotion, as well as upgrade their website.

Quotes

"The Government of Canada is committed to promoting innovation in the Canadian economy and advocating this important way of encouraging new investments, exporting and growth. By supporting NordiaSoft, our objective is to fulfill our commitments and achieve results for Canadians."

Greg Fergus, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of ISDE and Minister responsible for CED

"We are very pleased to receive this financial support from CED. It will enable us to implement a marketing strategy that will take us to the next stage in our company's growth. Concurrently, we are targeting technical development of the next generation of tools."

Steve Bernier, President, NordiaSoft

Related links

For more information about the QEDP: http://www.dec-ced.gc.ca/eng/programs/qedp/index.html

Website of NordiaSoft (English only): www.nordiasoft.com

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