Sherbrooke Innopole
About Sherbrooke Innopole


Sherbrooke Innopole, an Innovative Community Hub

Mission

Sherbrooke Innopole is the City of Sherbrooke’s economic development organisation whose mission is to accelerate the development of businesses from its five key-sectors and to make Sherbrooke’s business environment more attractive and innovative.

Role

Sherbrooke Innopole is a para-municipal corporation dedicated to the economic development of the City of Sherbrooke. The City entrusts Sherbrooke Innopole with the vitalization of its business environment and the development of existing and future businesses from its five key-sectors:

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Cleantech
  • Life Sciences
  • Information et Communication Technologies
  • Micro-nanotechnologies

 

Objectives

  • Accompany businesses at all stages, from start-up to installation, growth, consolidation, and succession
  • Promote economic activities for the Sherbrooke community
  • Offer financial support to business projects with high potential
  • Stimulate entrepreneurship, especially among University Pole graduates
  • Work in partnership with community stakeholders to develop a favorable business environment
  • Support innovation and improvement of industrial production
  • Promote Sherbrooke and its businesses at the local, national, and international levels
  • Take regional leadership in sustainable development
  • Stimulate collaborations between the industry and the University Pole
  • Ensure proper development of industrial zones
  • Facilitate access to business mentoring

Territory

Sherbrooke Innopole provides services to the city of Sherbrooke and its 6 boroughs:

  • Brompton
  • Fleurimont
  • Lennoxville
  • Mont-Bellevue
  • Rock Forest—Saint-Élie—Deauville
  • Jacques-Cartier