Key sectors


At the leading edge

Sherbrooke is well positioned as a major hub for Cleantech R&D and businesses. In this sector, the research is diversified and proactive, and the industry is determined to redefine the future through innovative solutions that address global environmental and energy issues.


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Flagship sectors

Cleantech key sector businesses vie in creativity to develop innovative products and services in a number of business sectors:

  • Waste reclamation
  • Energy and storage
  • Bioindustries and green chemistry
  • Water, air, and land
  • Sustainable transportation
  • GHG and carbon market
  • Agri-food technologies
  • Sustainable buildings
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Sectoral partners
EnviroCompétences Synergie Estrie

R&D infrastructure

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:

  • Medical technologies
  • Information and communications technologies
  • Transportation
  • Energy
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Centre de technologies avancées BRP – Université de Sherbrooke

Located in the Innovation Park, the CTA BRP-Université de Sherbrooke is a Canadian leader in the development of specialized and advanced-technology vehicles related to:

  • Transportation electrification
  • Lightweight structures
  • Noise and vibration
  • Mobile connectivity and mobile apps
  • Predictive engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Vehicle dynamics

The CTA offers all the services related to R&D, including design, simulation, validation, and manufacturing.

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Espace LABz, multi-tenant science centre

Located in the core of the Sherbrooke Science Park, near key players in Life Sciences research and the industry, Espace LABz is a multi-tenant space with private and shared labs.

Espace LABz mainly hosts high-tech product and service businesses and public research and development institutions.

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Sherbrooke offers a range of education options, including vocational, college, and university programs. Many institutions also offer:

  • programs of studies with work internships—an opportunity to welcome dynamic new employees!
  • a continuing education component for businesses/employees.
Educational institutions
Centre de formation professionnelle 24-Juin Cégep de Sherbrooke Séminaire de Sherbrooke Université de Sherbrooke

Contact your expert

Sherbrooke Innopole’s mandate ends on March 31, 2024. We invite you to contact Entreprendre Sherbrooke or the Service du développement économique of the Ville de Sherbrooke for further services.
Thank you to all Sherbrooke industrial and technological businesses, as well as to all our partners for the trust granted since 2009!