Advanced manufacturing
Specialized financing

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Sherbrooke Innopole gives you access to a wealth of services offered by a team combining expertise with experience. In addition to a warm welcome, we offer financial programs adapted to your projects, a vast network of contacts“à la carte” services and personalized networking. We will also help you identify programs from our partners that will help you optimize your financing package.

To maximize your time, Sherbrooke Innopole can also organize, on request, a one-time event that will enable you to present your project to the different potential lenders and at the same time receive information and feed-back from the managers of the different funds.

The manufacturing and advanced manufacturing sector is so diversified that the funding programs presented below include mainly programs meant for all manufacturing businesses. To find out about other programs that could apply to your specific activities and to obtain guidance in your search for funding in the advanced manufacturing sector, contact your expert:

Nathalie Prince, B.A.A., D. Éc.
Director, Business Development,
Advanced Manufacturing
Telephone: 819 821-5577
Toll-free: (877) 211-5326

Financial support


Financing programs offered by Sherbrooke Innopole


Venture capital financing


Provided by our partners

  • Ministère des Finances et de l’Économie (MFEQuébec’s Minister of Finance and Economy)
  • Investissement Québec (IQ)
  • Centre québécois de valorisation des biotechnologies (CQVB)
  • Société d’investissement jeunesse (SIJ)
  • Business Development Bank of Canada  (BDC)
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada  (CRSNG)
  • Canada Economic Development (CED)
  • Export Development Canada (EDC)
  • Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF)
  • Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP)
  • NRC Industrial Research Assistance Programs (PARI-CNRC)
  • Canada Small Business Financing Program (CSBFP)


Other resources and organizations

  • Industry Associations
  • Carrefour Québec international (CQI)
  • Maison régionale de l’industrie (MRI)
  • Québec Manufacturers and Exporters (MEQ)
  • Services intégrés du bois (SIB