Amorçage-préincubation d’une nouvelle entreprise innovante (Seeding-Pre-incubation of a New Innovative Company)

By mmuise

This program provides entrepreneurs and businesses supported or about to be supported by a recognized incubator/accelerator a contribution to complete a round of financing for the launch of an innovative business, approximately twenty-four (24) months before the first significant sale until the date thereof.

Comments on Funding:

Maximum contribution of two hundred and fifty thousand dollars ($250,000) per project.

Deadline: Continuous Intake

Applicants must:

  • be incorporated private companies;
  • be social economy enterprises mainly engaged in commercial activities;
  • have projects located in Quebec City Metropolitan Area (cities of Quebec, Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, and L’Ancienne-Lorette) and Wendake.

  • Social economy enterprises (NPOs and Cooperatives) that fail to demonstrate sound democratic governance;
  • Applicants currently under a bankruptcy judgment;
  • Companies listed in the Registry of Enterprises not eligible for public contracts;
  • Applicants who, in the two years preceding the financial assistance application, have failed to meet their obligations related to previous financial assistance granted by the City of Quebec, after having been duly notified to do so;
  • Applicants with outstanding amounts owed to the City of Quebec;
  • Projects with a discriminatory, controversial, or potentially negative image for the City of Quebec will be excluded.

    Priority Sectors:
  • Agri-food, food processing, and health foods;
  • Digital arts and interactive entertainment, financial technologies, artificial intelligence, smart city, or other digital products and technologies, excluding services and consulting;
  • Optics-photonics, measurement and control technologies, advanced electronics;
  • Life sciences, biotechnology, and health technologies;
  • Clean technologies: water, air, soil treatment, eco-mobility, energy efficiency, renewable energies, green chemistry, waste management, enabling technologies, and sustainable development.
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