Key sectors


Revolution in motion

Sherbrooke has considerable assets for innovating and conducting business in Micro-Nanotechnologies: A highly qualified and stable workforce, proximity to renowned researchers at the University Pole, and partnerships at both the local and international level.


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Flagship sectors

Sherbrooke businesses in the Micro-Nanotechnologies key sector are breaking into the international market of microelectronics and nanomaterials through their products and technologies in very diversified fields, such as the aerospace, biomedical, advanced electronics, and automotive industries.

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Sectoral partners

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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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

Martine Courtemanche

Director, Business Services – Life Sciences and Micro-Nanotechnologies

819 239-6850
819 821-5577 ext. 131