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Sherbrooke Innopole Recognized by the American Magazine Site Selection

PRESS RELEASE – Sherbrooke Innopole was awarded an honourable mention in the rankings for Canada’s Best Locations, published by the American magazine Site Selection in their September 2018 edition. This ranking recognizes the most successful economic development agencies – provinces … Read +

New International Partner for ACET

The Accélérateur de création d’entreprises technologiques (ACET – Accelerator for the Creation of Technological Businesses) has just concluded a collaboration agreement with PULSALYS, the Société d’Accélération et de Transfert de Technologies (SATT – Acceleration and Technology Transfer Corporation) affiliated with … Read +

2017: A Brilliant Year for ACET

In 2017, the Accélérateur de création d’entreprises technologiques (ACET – Accelerator for the Creation of Technological Businesses) invested $15.2M in the businesses it supports, a record amount in funding. Seven new projects were approved – for a total of 66 … Read +


Quebec Launches a $345M Action Plan for Entrepreneurship

The Government of Quebec has recently unveiled the Oser entreprendre plan, in which it will inject $345.7M to foster the creation and growth of companies by 2022. This 2017-2022 Plan d’action gouvernemental en entrepreneuriat (PAGE) includes 34 concrete actions with … Read +

Agilean: A Virtual Supervisor for Tomorrow’s Factories  

The Sherbrooke company Agilean, which provides IT solutions and consulting services in operational excellence, has obtained funding of more than $186 000 for its pre-marketing phase, initiated in fall 2017. Agilean offers a cloud computing management app and consulting services for manufacturing SMEs. … Read +

American Biltrite

$11M Investment for American Biltrite

American Biltrite, in the Advanced Manufacturing key sector, today unveiled a strategic investment of $11M to reach its growth objectives and increase its competitiveness in the floor covering market. This major investment, which will specifically impact its Sherbrooke factory, demonstrates … Read +

Expert Panel for Women Entrepreneurs

Six experts are part of the expert panel serving Sherbrooke’s women entrepreneurs, recently organized by the group Entreprenantes. The launch took place on Thursday, May 25, 2017, at Capsule bistro-cinéma. This initiative is a partnership between the Corporation de développement … Read +

Nearly 200 People at First Sherbrooke Startupfest

Last May 10, the very first Sherbrooke Startupfest, which took place at the Taverne O’Chevreuil, welcomed more than 200 young entrepreneurs from the region. With a desire to give young entrepreneurs of the region a needed helping hand, Startupfest came … Read +