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

Photo of C2MI’s facility, courtesy of Marc Cramer

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

Illustration indicating that the industry has close to 8,300 employees

Close to 8,300 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

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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

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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

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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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Contact your expert

Benoît Larouche

Director, Business Development, New York

212 843-0976