$24.7 million expansion to uSherbrooke Innovation Park

June 14, 2007

Quebec premier Jean Charest has announced a further $10 million for the University of Sherbrooke, to fund the Centre d’excellence en genie de l’information (CEGI), a new building to be added to the school’s “innovation park.”  The new facility will combine the research divisions of the faculties of engineering, science, medicine, health sciences, and physical and sports education, and will specialize in telehealth, technological assistance, and health support at a total cost of $24.7 million.  $6.6 million will come from federal coffers and $8.1 million is to come from the University’s budget.  The Sherbrooke Record