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There’s No Age Limit on Becoming an Entrepreneur!

Josiane Guay


Great news for Sherbrooke residents with an entrepreneurial spirit: the Jeunes promoteurs funding program—recently renamed the New Entrepreneur Fund (FNE)—no longer has a maximum age limit! Whether you are 18 or 58 years of age, your business project could be eligible … Read +



C-MAC: Perfection to Outperform the Competition // Company Profile

Josiane Guay


Every month, discover a Sherbrooke Company Profile… C-MAC Microcircuits ULC – Sherbrooke R&D, design and custom manufacturing of thick film hybrid circuits on ceramic and assembly of components on printed circuits Created in: 1986 Number of employees: 120 Target markets: … Read +



Laboratoire M2: Harnessing Nature for Biosecurity // Company Profile

Josiane Guay


Every month, discover a Sherbrooke Company Profile… Laboratoire M2 R&D, formulation, manufacturing and marketing of bio-based and biodegradable disinfectants and cleaning products Created in: 2003 Number of employees: 7 Target markets: Household // Medical and dental // Agri-food and agriculture … Read +



Organizing an International Summit Is Quite an Experience!

Josée Blanchard


Hello everyone. I haven’t made a blog entry in quite some time. That’s not due to a lack of interest, but because that I have been busy organizing a major event: the Sherbrooke International Life Sciences Summit (SILS). Many of … Read +



Cholé Legris

Green China: Myth or Reality?

Chloé Legris


I just got back from a Québec government mission during which we visited green buildings in China. A few companies and organizations active in the construction and energy-efficiency sectors, such as Enviro-access and the Bureau de l’exportation du bois du … Read +



Dettson: 60 Years of Innovating, Developing, and Excelling // Company Profile

Josiane Guay


Every month, discover a Sherbrooke Company Profile… Dettson Industries Inc. R&D, design and production of energy-efficient natural-gas heating systems and integrated dual-energy hydronic systems Created in: 1952 Number of employees: 150 Target markets: single-family and multifamily residential / light commercial … Read +



Cholé Legris

Mexico: A Promising Market for Cleantech!

Chloé Legris


I participated in a business mission organized by the Canadian embassy in Mexico from September 23 to 26, 2013… and I have come back feeling very optimistic! Mexico has some wonderful business opportunities for companies in Sherbrooke. Throughout the mission, … Read +



Pure Hazelwood: Where Nature Meets Science // Company Profile

Josiane Guay


Every month, discover a Sherbrooke Company Profile… Pure Hazelwood R&D; design and production of hazel wood necklaces and bracelets; skin-care products made from hazel wood extract Created in: 2003 Number of employees: 50 ____________________________________________________________________________ Being and remaining a pioneer and … Read +



Sherbrooke: The New Promised Land

Pierre Bélanger


Letter published in the Opinion Column of La Tribune, Wednesday, June 26, 2013, page 16 Original text in French   Sherbrooke is Québec’s next promised land for innovative businesses. Right now, everyone has their eyes on us, in Québec, the … Read +