A vibrant, connected sector
The Information Technologies key sector is experiencing outstanding growth in Sherbrooke. IT research and industry—from startups to multinational corporations—benefit from a qualified, creative, and bilingual workforce, as well as cutting-edge R&D infrastructure to support innovation.
Sherbrooke’s IT industry is booming, with expertise in varied sectors:
- Computer equipment, servers, and hardware
- Telecommunications and computer networks
- Video games and techno-creative arts
- IT services and software development
- Web and e-commerce
- Edtech and Fintech
- Cloud computing
- Network security
- Connected objects
Sherbrooke is the mecca of research in telecommunications, driving the quantum revolution, among other things. Sherbrooke businesses with R&D projects can access state-of-the-art infrastructure and establish beneficial industry-institution partnerships.
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
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.
Productique Québec offers:
- Digital diagnosis
- Technical support
- Applied research
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.
Contact your expert
Director, Business Services – Information Technology and Quantummhfaure@sherbrooke-innopole.com