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Commercialization of innovations

This program is jointly administered by Investissement Québec and the Ministère de l’Économie et de l’Innovation.

Have you come up with a one-of-a-kind innovation?

This program was designed to assist companies’ efforts to market an innovation that involves the development of a new product or process or a significant improvement to an existing product or process.

Our goals

  • Support businesses with the commercialization of an innovative product or process
  • Strengthen businesses’ ability to commercialize their innovations
  • Assist with securing new sales

Did you know?

 

The program can cover up to 50% of eligible commercialization costs, ensuring you have the cash to carry out your innovation projects while continuing to pursue your current operations.

 

Commercialization: A crucial step in growing your business

Have you developed an innovation that could break new ground in your industry? We can give you a helping hand with bringing it to market!

 

WE OFFER

YOU GET

A refundable financial contribution or loan guarantee

Financial products geared to your needs

Financial assistance covering up to 50% of eligible commercialization costs

A chance to carry out your innovation projects while preserving your liquid assets for ongoing operations

A maximum amount of $2 million

The financial support you need to promote your innovations

A financing term of up to 10 years

A flexible term that suits your needs

Possible deferral of principal repayment

The benefit of having cash available while awaiting project completion

This program was created for all for-profit businesses or social enterprises engaged in commercial activities, whatever their industry.

 

Eligible commercialization projects must involve the development of a new product or process or a significant improvement to an existing product or process.

 

In addition, the project must:

 

  • Offer a decisive advantage over national and international competitors
  • Have required research and development work to be undertaken
  • Have demonstrated commercial potential

Note that project financing must include a contribution from private sources equivalent to at least 20% of its total cost.

 

* Other conditions may apply.

Learn more

Contact an Investissement Québec expert
at 1 844 IQINFOS (1 844 474-6367).

 

January 2019

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André Williot

Client Service Officer

1 844 474-6367