50 businesses, 2727 jobs
With its University Hospital Centre, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Engineering Faculty and numerous advanced research centres and innovating businesses, Sherbrooke is positioning itself as a world class hub in the life sciences and knowledge economy sectors.
113 businesses, 2982 jobs
The Cleantech sector in Sherbrooke is in full spin with a committed research sector, novel training and businesses that are competing via their creativity and the development of novel products and services related to renewable energy, bio-industries, waste recovery, and water and soil treatment.
7 businesses, 825 jobs
Benefiting from a highly qualified and stable workforce, renowned researchers from the University Pole, local and international partners, the research and business sectors related to Sherbrooke’s Micro-nanotechnologies cluster are achieving recognition in areas as diverse as aerospace, biomedical and advanced electronics.
96 businesses, 1842 jobs
Based on the strength of an exceptional talent pool from renowned educational institutions, a sophisticated research infrastructure and associated businesses, Sherbrooke’s Information and Communication Technologies sector is undergoing rapid development in several specialized sectors: video games, software development and cloud computing.
375 businesses, 9790 jobs
Thanks to an abundant and specialized workforce and available and efficient R&D infrastructures, a growing number of businesses are banking on innovation and the development of new technologies, new and stimulating products and processes, to propel their growth and Sherbrooke’s economy.
Sherbrooke has 6 industrial parks and 2 scientific parks where you will find an environment conductive to business. All possess modern infrastructures and are served by high-performance transportation networks.
Whether for a new construction, enlargement, the purchase or rental of a building, Sherbrooke offers diversified realty at a competitive price. Our inventory of industrial and office buildings is updated frequently and is an effective research tool to find the ideal location.
Sherbrooke hosts more than 5,700 businesses on its territory, among them 640 in the industrial and productive services industry sector. See our business directory, which inventories all of Sherbrooke’s industrial activity on a yearly basis.
Sherbrooke Innopole offers several financing solutions to help you realize your business project. Our financial experts offer one-stop shopping to facilitate access to diversified financing resources: investment funds, institutional loans, government programs, business angels, venture capital…
You need help to reach a conclusion or to validate an important decision? Our business mentoring program can help you. Our mentors are entrepreneurs and seasoned managers from different business sectors and are all committed to transfer their expertise.
The team of professionals at Sherbrooke Innopole offers consulting services adapted to your needs, and this, whether you are at the pre-marketing, start-up, expansion, innovation, globalization or outsourcing stage.
A business and knowledge Hub, a diversified and high-performance economy, a qualified workforce pool, an enviable geographic location: Sherbrooke offers exceptional business advantages in a humane scale living environment.
With a global reputation, Sherbrooke’s University Pole possesses a remarkable research, educational and technology transfer strength with its 7 member establishments, its 128 institutes, Chairs, centres, units and research groups and multiple links with Sherbrooke industry.
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Sherbrooke companies from all key sectors stand out by their vision and spirit of innovation. Discover company profiles... and potential business partners!
In Sherbrooke, the entrepreneurial spirit and innovation co-exist, especially at the innovative business accelerator/incubator Espace-INC, which offers customized coaching and services.
Ranked sixth for its size in Québec, criss-crossed by its dales, valleys and rivers, Sherbrooke boasts a young and dynamic lifestyle enriched by the cultural diversity of its population.
From grade school to university, the Sherbrooke educational system offers diverse educational paths, in French and English, in the public and private sectors. With its two internationally renowned universities, Sherbrooke is also a young and active university town.
Quality university institutions, numerous medical clinics, committed personnel, advanced research facilities: Sherbrooke is known for the great accessibility and excellence of its medical care.
The Sherbrooke region is blessed with a diversified realty offer, accessible and affordable, whether for purchase or rental. A green city, Sherbrooke has an extensive public and alternative transportation network.
An abundance of water, a mountain right in the middle of the city, lots of protected green space… Sherbrooke offers an exceptional setting for year-round outdoor activity.
Shows, festivals, frescoes, museums, art galleries, cinema, theatre: Sherbrooke is an animated cultural hub all year round.
When you compare Sherbrooke to other large Québec and Canadian cities, the very reasonable price of food, lodging, transportation, healthcare and education makes it a very attractive city.
Located in the South of Québec, Sherbrooke enjoys a temperate climate with four very distinct seasons, each with its own delightful activities amid superb vistas.
Sherbrooke is a choice tourist destination thanks to its dynamic cultural life, its reputed gastronomy and its enchanting natural setting.
To live in Sherbrooke is to choose a city on a human scale, which offers unequaled quality of life, a diversified job market, with great economic vitality and a lower cost-of-living than elsewhere.
With more than 800 innovative businesses working in the manufacturing sector, Sherbrooke offers stimulating and diversified career prospects. Consult the job offers and apply now!
The most recent news, innovation breakthroughs from Sherbrooke businesses, scientific discoveries from Sherbrooke’s University Pole, subsidy programs and coaching programs: Sherbrooke Innopole keeps you abreast of Sherbrooke’s economic vitality and of financing and development opportunities.
Conferences, training, networking, forums, information sessions, galas: to keep track of events not to be missed in Sherbrooke and its region, keep an eye on our calendar.
The directors of our key sectors - Life Sciences, Cleantech, Micro-Nanotechnologies, Information and Communication Technologies and Advanced Manufacturing - share the latest trends and field experience with you.
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Sherbrooke Innopole provides innovative, harmonious and sustainable economic development by banking on five key sectors whose skills and expertise make Sherbrooke a privileged location to conduct business.
Thanks to complementary expertise, our team of specialists provides you with effective and adequate technical and financial support at every stage of the evolution of your business.
Sherbrooke Innopole’s Board of Directors numbers 15 members and three observers from the institutional, business, research, and economic and social development sectors of the City of Sherbrooke.
To fulfill its mission, Sherbrooke Innopole is proud to rely on numerous strategic partners with whom it works as a team.
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