Customized financial products

Why Investissement Québec?


Because we are both a financial insti­tution and an economic development agency, which is good news for you.


We have everything you need to get your expansion project up and running—all under one roof! In addition to offering advice and support as you set up your business in Québec, we can provide financial solutions that suit your requirements.

Investissement Québec provides a range of financial products—in particular, loans, equity investments and tax credits—tailored specifically to agri-food businesses. Here are some examples:


    A program designed to support strategic, transformative investment projects in Québec and boost businesses' ability to compete globally
  • Development capital
    Equity capital (minimum of $2 million) to develop strategic partnerships and launch major projects in Québec
  • Project Financing
    Loans, loan guarantees and quasi-equity covering up to 100% of project costs, to help you grow in Québec
  • Gaspésie and maritime regions
    Tax credit for companies in certain Québec regions that operate in the maritime resource sector

Other solutions for your industry


  • AgriInnovation Program Open a new window
    The AgriInnovation Program is designed to accelerate the pace of innovation by supporting research and development activities in agri-innovations and facilitating the demonstration, commercialization and/or adoption of innovative products, technologies, processes, practices and services. Available funding cannot exceed $10M per year.
  • Avrio Capital Open a new window
    Avrio Capital identifies agri-food companies that have earned a reputation for their innovative solutions to global challenges in the areas of health, wellness and sustainability and invests in those companies to help them reach their full potential
  • Capital Financière agricole Open a new window
    Equity capital or debentures for investment projects from $500,000 to $10 million
  • Employment Fund Open a new window(Emploi-Québec)(French website)
    A program targeting skills develop­ment, job creation and training for the Québec labour force
  • Farm Credit Canada Open a new window(FCC)
    Agriculture industry lender offering term financing, venture capital and insurance products for agri-food processors, wholesalers, input suppliers, manufacturers and equipment dealers


Did you know?

As well as benefiting from financial products tailored to their needs, manufacturers can qualify for an investment tax credit for acquired manufacturing equipment.


Contact your expert

Benoît Larouche

Director, Business Development, New York

212 843-0976