SENNEVILLE (Quebec), December 4, 2014 – BIOQuébec and Fisher Scientific are proud to announce the creation of a new partnership that will enable greater access to products that help innovate and increase productivity by members of BIOQuébec.

The agreement focuses mainly on discounts, rebates and delivery fee exemptions on products for those members who choose to make Fisher Scientific their preferred supplier.

"In the current economic climate of austerity, each dollar saved is welcome to our members, who will benefit from preferred prices on world-renowned brands and an efficient distribution network," notes Mrs. Anie Perrault, Director General of BIOQuébec.

"I am very pleased that the longstanding collaboration with BIOQuébec has given rise to a new partnership agreement," says Nancy Watt, Director of Clinical and Biotechnological Industries at Fisher Scientific. "The daily work of organizations in the bio-industries and life sciences from Quebec will be improved thanks to our product and service offering."

The exact terms vary according to the profile and volume of purchase of each organization.

About BIOQuébec
BIOQuébec's mission is to mobilize and support all stakeholders of Quebec’s network of bioindustries and life sciences. BIOQuébec’s membership is comprised of businesses and organizations that are primarily active in developing and commercializing new tests for prevention and diagnostic, therapeutic drugs and other products and services related to human and animal health. For more information, visit

As part of its mandate, BIOQuébec launched a campaign to increase awareness of the numerous tangible benefits derived from biomedical research in the last ten years, targeted at the population of Quebec. Join us in supporting the Quebec biotechnology industry at

About Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific's mission is to enable clients to make the world a healthier, cleaner and safer place. We help our clients accelerate life science research, find solutions to complex analytical challenges, improve clinical diagnoses and increase laboratory productivity. With annual sales exceeding $17 billion and employing 50,000 people in more than 50 countries, Thermo Fisher Scientific is the world leader in serving science. With the help of our four brand names - Thermo Scientific, Life Technologies, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer a unique combination of innovative technologies, ease of purchase and support.

Thermo Scientific offers innovative analytical instruments, laboratory equipment, services and specialized diagnostics.

Life Technologies A select member of the Thermo Fisher Scientific family, our instruments, tools and services offer innovative solutions of the highest quality.

Fisher Scientific delivers the greatest selection of analytical instruments, equipment, consumables and laboratory supplies in the industry, which, in turn, increases the productivity and efficiency of our clients from various sectors.

Unity Lab Services offers a one-stop source of integrated services, support and asset management for our client's laboratories.

Anie Perrault, LL.L., ASC

Director General
BIOQuébec | 514-360-4565

Nancy Watt
Director of Clinical and Biotechnological Industries
Fisher Scientific | 1-800-267-1000 v.m. 150- 4107

Pauline Sorel