The Advanced Manufacturing key sector is one of the Sherbrooke economy’s main drivers, with more than 370 businesses operating in 19 activity sectors. They thrive on innovation thanks to a specialized workforce and accessible, high-quality R&D infrastructure.
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Five flagship sectors set themselves apart in Sherbrooke’s manufacturing industry:
Engineering, robotics, new materials, Industry 4.0 : Research linked to the manufacturing sector is very active in Sherbrooke, with numerous opportunities to link with industry.
Interdisciplinary Institute for Technological Innovation
Located in the Innovation Park, the Institut interdisciplinaire d’innovation technologique (3IT) features an exceptional research and innovation ecosystem, open to collaboration among researchers, students, research professionals, businesses, and public and private organizations.
The 3IT has a cutting-edge infrastructure and specialized resources in design, prototyping, and assessment for launching and maturing technologies in strategic sectors such as:
Productique Québec is a technological transfer college centre affiliated with the Cégep de Sherbrooke. The organization assists manufacturing businesses in enhancing their productivity through digital technologies.