With a critical mass of industry leaders and research institutes Montreal, is a hotbed of innovation. Ranked 6th amongst North America's top 20 cities for Life Sciences, and 3rd largest research hub in North America (behind Boston and San Francisco), Montreal, and the Palais des congres de Montreal host prominent Life Sciences events year 'round.

"When over 30% of the conferences hosted at the Palais stem from the life sciences," says Robert Mercure, president and CEO of the Palais des congres de Montreal. "It is clear that the health sector is of paramount importance to Montreal, making it possible for our expertise to shine on the world stage and also generate major intellectual and economic benefits for the city and Quebec."

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