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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 +


$1.1M to Attract and Retain Immigrant Workers in Estrie

Four organizations in the region, partners of the Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Diversité et de l’Inclusion (MIDI), are sharing funding of $1.1M from the Government of Québec to foster the long-term settling of immigrants in Estrie:  Fédération des communautés … Read +

VAMUdeS World Champion for a Third Year

The VAMUdeS (the Université de Sherbrooke’s Miniature Aerial Vehicle Organization) team was crowned champion of the 2018 Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) Student Unmanned Aerial Systems (SUAS) international competition. This is the 3rd world title the Faculty of … Read +

Université de Sherbrooke

UdeS Design Studio Under Construction

The sod-turning officially launching construction of the Fondation Huguette et Jean-Louis Fontaine design studio was held at the Université de Sherbrooke. Located between the Faculty of Engineering and the Management School – to stimulate creation and entrepreneurial projects – , … Read +


Wiptec Expands Once Again

The growth of WIPTEC pick, pack & ship is continuing at top speed, with the Sherbrooke company about to expand its order fulfilment centre in the Regional Industrial Park by 50 000 sq. ft. The $7M expansion project will result in … Read +

Exonetik Working On a Robotic Arm for Space

Sherbrooke startup Exonetik has obtained funding from the Canadian Space Agency to develop the first robotic arm with magnetorheologic fluid actuators to be used in space. Actuators of this type are very reliable in terms of reproducing forces and movements, … Read +


Classcraft Supported by Ottawa and Québec in its Penetration of New Markets

Shawn Young (Classcraft) and Marie-Claude Bibeau (deputy, Compton–Stanstead)  Classcraft Studios will be accelerating its international expansion, in the United States primarily, thanks to contributions from the federal and provincial governments totalling $437 900: A repayable contribution of $400 000 from the Government of … 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 +