Spotlight on innovation

Backed by a qualified workforce, Québec's microelectronics industry is known for its outsourcing services, extensive network of universities and strong R&D sector. That's why so many major players have decided to set up operations here.

A booming industry


Based on a unique partnership between industry and academia, the MiQro Innovation Collaborative Centre (C2MI) is a global innovation hub entirely dedicated to research on electronic systems and their marketing.


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A thriving industrial pole


Over 8,000 people are employed by about a hundred companies that specialize in designing, manufacturing and assembling circuits, electronic components and design software.


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A diversified workforce


Québec has an extensive network of world-class universities offering a variety of programs in microelectronics-related fields, including computer and electrical engineering.


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Research and development


The R&D tax credits available to businesses in Québec are among the most generous in the world. Local microelectronics R&D activities are also supported by some 15 specialized research centres.


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Customized financial products


As you set up your business in Québec, we will be at your side every step of the way, providing financial products geared to your needs. We can also help you develop strategic partnerships with other Québec companies and carry out major projects right here.


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