Innovation is an important driver of economic growth in Quebec. In order to remain in the group of advanced societies and open up to the world, Quebec must create a climate conducive to innovation in both the research sector and the entrepreneurial sector. It is in this context that the CRIBIQ launches a new financing program to support young innovative companies with high growth potential (startups). This call for projects aim to support the innovation projects of startups that are active in the three industrial sectors covered by CRIBIQ’s activities: Industrial Bioproducts, Environment and Bio-Food. This program will also make additional contributions to the Startup Quebec program of the Ministry of the Economy and Innovation (MEI).
As part of the 58th call for projects, the letter of intention is strongly suggested, but not mandatory.
You can communicate directly with Éric Mercier-Laporte, Project manager, to validate the eligibility of your projects and to obtain the required forms to submit the detailed application.
The Maritime Strategy aims to develop the maritime economy in a sustainable manner while promoting investment opportunities for companies that generate jobs and economic growth. In this context, marine biotechnology is a promising avenue for modernizing and sustaining the fishing and aquaculture industry and for finding alternatives to landfilling marine residues.You can download the 2019-2020 APPLICANT GUIDE (in french only) pour plus d'information.
Please note that as part of the 61th call for projects, the letter of intent is mandatory.