Catherine Gendreau is executive assistant at Québec's Ministry of Higher Education. She previously worked as an economic affairs advisor for the Ministry of International Relations and La Francophonie. She received a master's degree in public administration from Québec National School of Public Administration.


Québec, a Canadian province, is actively using all the policy levers at its disposal to lead in the quantum technology market. This perspective provides a case study of how federated states can use science diplomacy for emerging technologies.