Programme Cybersécurité (PICQ): Innovation (Quebec Cybersecurity Innovation Program (QCIP): Innovation Stream)

By mmuise

The Innvation Stream supports companies that want to develop a cybersecurity innovation (product/solution/process) that can support Quebec companies in their new innovation development projects aimed at strengthening their cyber-resilience, and facilitate the commercialization of cybersecurity technologies and development of new markets.

Comments on Funding:

1. Maximum financial aid may represent up to 25% of eligible expenditures;
2. Private contributions must represent a minimum of 50% of eligible expenditures;
3. Cumulative government expenditures can total up to 50% of eligible project expenditures;
4. Maximum project duration is 2 years.

Deadline: March 31, 2024

Large businesses or SMEs must:

  • be a private for-profit company with an active place of business in Quebec;
  • be legally incorporated under federal or Quebec laws in force and be registered with the Quebec enterprise register;
  • have its head office in Quebec and its employees or subcontractors must work mainly from Quebec;
  • not be owned by more than 50% by other existing businesses or organizations;
  • be aiming to develop a cybersecurity innovation for their business or to bring to market.
Application Steps:


Documentation Needed:


Other Things to Note:

This program is open continuously. Note that the call for QCIP INNOVATION projects is open untill Mars 2024, 31th.

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