At a cocktail organized by the Armand Frappier Institute, BNP Paribas in Canada awarded Jean-Christophe Simard (right side of the picture), a PhD student in virology and immunology, with an excellence grant. This grant enabled him to participate in the 15th International Congress of Immunology-ICI 2013 in Milan, Italy.
BNP Paribas is strongly involved in the healthcare and research fields through its global partnership with the Pasteur Institute, which is present in Canada via the Armand Frappier Institute.
According to Sauveur Menella, Head of Communications and CSR at BNP Paribas (Canada), “BNP Paribas is a major economic player on a global scale. It remains close to its clients, partners and employees and has a strong and responsible stake in the society. In Canada, BNP Paribas is proud to sponsor research programs on health care, an area in which the Group is strongly involved.”
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