The Super Expo-sciences Hydro-Québec, Quebec final 2019 at Charles-Lemoyne College, began on Thursday April 11. It was an opportunity for the public to discover the best scientific projects in Quebec carried out by young people aged 12 to 20.
The event was under the honorary presidency of Mr. Réal Laporte, President of Hydro-Québec Innovation, equipment and shared services. "It is with renewed pleasure that Hydro-Québec is associated with Expo-sciences, underlines Mr. Réal Laporte, President of Hydro-Québec Innovation, equipment and shared services. And we are proud to contribute to giving young Quebecers the chance to take part in this formative and unifying competition. We want to instill in them a little of our passion for science and innovation. "
"Once again, the Alcoa Foundation is proud to be associated with Expo-sciences, to support the scientific commitment of our next generation in Quebec and to contribute to the enriching experience of thousands of young people who will take up the challenge this year", said Jean-François Cyr, President of Alcoa Canada.
The exhibition site was accessible to the public free of charge from April 11 to 14.
Nearly 250,000 $ in price
The event ended with the awards ceremony which took place on Sunday April 14 at Cégep Champlain. It was also accessible by webcast via the Expo-sciences Facebook page. A value in prizes, grants and participation of nearly 250,000 $ was awarded.
It was the moment to discover the exhibitors selected to compose the Quebec delegation, sponsored by Merck Canada Inc., at the Canada-wide Science Fair. The delegation will travel to Fredericton, New Brunswick, May 11-18. Also, as mentioned, four young people will also be chosen to participate in the MILSET International Science Fair in September 2019 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
To know everything about the Hydro-Québec Science Fair
To find out about the projects that were presented at the Super Expo-sciences Hydro-Québec, Quebec final or to learn more about the Expo-sciences Hydro-Québec, simply visit the website. The Expo-sciences are also present on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Thank you to our partners
The Hydro-Québec Science Fairs are coordinated by the Technoscience Network and are made possible thanks to the support of Hydro-Québec, presenting partner. This project is also financially supported by the Ministry of Economy and Innovation, through the NovaScience program. Without forgetting the support of major national partners: Merck Canada inc., The Alcoa Foundation, Polytechnique Montreal, the Federation of Professional Staff of Universities and Research, Druide informatique inc. and BLD Publications (Explorers, The Resourceful and Curium), media partner of Expo-sciences Hydro-Québec.
As part of the Super Expo-sciences Hydro-Québec, Quebec final, the Technoscience Network can count on the support of several regional partners: Charles-Lemoyne College, the host institution of the event, Génome Québec, Innovative Medicines Canada , Square Enix Montreal, ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada, the Sandman Hotel, Chartwells, the RTL, Ms. Danielle McCann, Member of Parliament for Sanguinet and Mr. Ian Lafrenière, Member of Parliament for Vachon.
About the Technoscience network
The Technoscience Network and its regional organizations are present throughout Quebec to promote a taste for science and technology among young Quebecers aged 4 to 20. Their programs and activities encourage the emergence of the next generation of scientists while supporting the teaching of science and technology through a concrete approach. The Technoscience Network offers the following programs in particular: Expo-sciences, Défis Techniques, Club des Débrouillards and Les Innovateurs à l'école. It also ensures the distribution of several educational kits and activities in science for primary and secondary schools.
About the NovaScience Program
This program aims to promote a greater understanding of science and technology by young people and the general public, as well as the development of a succession in these fields.
SOURCE Technoscience network