With its University Hospital Centre, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Engineering Faculty and numerous advanced research centres and innovating businesses, Sherbrooke is positioning itself as a world class hub in the life sciences and knowledge economy sectors.
The Cleantech sector in Sherbrooke is in full spin with a committed research sector, novel training and businesses that are competing via their creativity and the development of novel products and services related to renewable energy, bio-industries, waste recovery, and water and soil treatment.
Benefiting from a highly qualified and stable workforce, renowned researchers from the University Pole, local and international partners, the research and business sectors related to Sherbrooke’s Micro-nanotechnologies cluster are achieving recognition in areas as diverse as aerospace, biomedical and advanced electronics.
Based on the strength of an exceptional talent pool from renowned educational institutions, a sophisticated research infrastructure and associated businesses, Sherbrooke’s Information and Communication Technologies sector is undergoing rapid development in several specialized sectors: video games, software development and cloud computing.
Thanks to an abundant and specialized workforce and available and efficient R&D infrastructures, a growing number of businesses are banking on innovation and the development of new technologies, new and stimulating products and processes, to propel their growth and Sherbrooke’s economy.