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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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.
Micro-Nanotechnologies research in Sherbrooke is conducted with a multidisciplinary approach within high-quality infrastructure. There is great potential for agreements in R&D and patent franchising.
Bio-nanotechnologies and biosensors
Nanomanufacturing and nanosystems
Advanced materials and innovative processes
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: