Infrastructure de recherche et développement (Research and Development Infrastructure)

By mmuise

This program supports companies in the context of an investment in a real estate infrastructure project dedicated exclusively to research and development, requiring specialized developments or major modifications to add these infrastructures.

Comments on Funding:

Funding is a contribution of a maximum amount of five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000) per project.

Deadline: Continuous Intake

Applicants must:

  • be Incorporated private companies*;
    -*Individual businesses and partnerships predominantly owned by Indigenous people and located within the territory of Wendake are eligible.
  • be social economy enterprises (non-profit organizations and cooperatives) primarily engaged in commercial activities.
  • have projects located in the Quebec City agglomeration (cities of Quebec, Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, and L’Ancienne-Lorette) and Wendake.

  • Social economy enterprises (non-profit organizations and cooperatives) failing to demonstrate sound democratic governance;
  • Applicants with unresolved bankruptcy judgments;
  • Businesses registered 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 prior financial aid from the City of Quebec, after being duly notified to do so;
  • Applicants with outstanding amounts owed to the City of Quebec;
  • Projects with discriminatory, controversial, or potentially negatively impactful aspects for the City of Quebec;

    Eligible Activity Sectors - Priority Sectors:
  • Agri-food, food processing, and healthy foods;
  • Digital arts and interactive entertainment, financial technologies, artificial intelligence, smart city or other digital products and technologies, excluding services and consulting;
  • Photonics, measurement and control technologies, advanced electronics;
  • Life sciences, biotechnologies, 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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