Disruptive Technologies Commercialization
2020 Virtual Summit

The most recent trends in managing and marketing innovations


Perspectives on internationalization


Entrepreneurial Triangle Sherbrooke - Rennes - Arizona

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Take part in the large virtual launch event of the Sherbrooke – Rennes – Arizona Entrepreneurial Triangle, on November 2, 3, 4 and 6, 2020, under the theme Disruptive Technologies Commercialization.

Presented by Sherbrooke Innopole (Québec, Canada), in collaboration with Le Poool, (Brittany, France), Surprise Economic Development Department, and Tech Parks Arizona (Arizona, United States), with the financial participation of the Government of Québec, the summit will bring together entrepreneurs, economic developers, student-entrepreneurs, and investors from Canada, France, and the United States.

Targeted programming

The four half-days of the summit will offer interactive and pragmatic content to accelerate your efforts to commercialize your innovative technology.

  • Innovative startup management
  • Innovation marketing
  • Segmentuition™, an innovative approach to describe future markets
  • Cases studies and panel of experts
  • Presentation of the ecosystems: Sherbrooke, Rennes, Arizona
  • Virtual booths
  • B2B

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Schedule of the 4 half-days

Québec, Canada

November 2nd – 10:15 am to 2:15 pm
November 3rd – 8:30 am to 12:15 pm
November 4th – 1:00 pm to 4:45 pm
November 6th – 10:30 am to 2:30 pm

Brittany, France

November 2nd – 4:15 pm to 8:15 pm
November 3rd – 2:30 pm to 6:15 pm
November 4th – 7:00 pm to 10:45 pm
November 6th – 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Arizona, United States

November 2nd – 8:15 am to 12:15 pm
November 3rd – 6:30 am to 10:15 am
November 4th – 11:00 am to 2:45 pm
November 6th – 8:30 am to 12:30 pm

All sessions will be recorded and accessible to participants, up to two months following the event.

A world-renowned speaker

The workshops and case studies presented at the summit will be hosted by leading expert Paul Millier, Arts et Métiers ParisTech engineer, emlyon business school MBA graduate, and doctor of management sciences.

Mr. Millier is professor of innovation marketing and management at emlyon business school where, as business advisor, he has supervised more than a hundred exploratory marketing studies on technological innovations for companies of all sizes and in particular startups in sectors as varied as biotechnologies, materials, microelectronics, services, software, geostatistics, the environment, etc.

He has been conducting research in the marketing of technological innovation since 1982 and was, for 20 years, in charge of the Specialized Master of Technology and Innovation Management at emlyon business school.

Paul Millier

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  • Early bird: Can$30 *
  • Regular: Can$50


  • Early bird: Can$90 *
  • Regular: Can$120


  • Early bird: Can$100 *
  • Regular: Can$150

*Early bird rates until October 23, 2020 11:59 pm EDT

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Entrepreneurial Triangle Sherbrooke - Rennes - Arizona

Sherbrooke – Rennes – Arizona Entrepreneurial Triangle

Created in 2020, the Entrepreneurial Triangle is an international collaboration between the following economic development organizations:

  • Destination Rennes and Le Poool – Rennes, Bretagne, France
  • Surprise Economic Development Department – Surprise, Arizona, United States
  • Tech Parks Arizona – Tucson, Arizona, United States
  • Sherbrooke Innopole – Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada

The Entrepreneurial Triangle aims to share knowledge, practices and resources related to the development and commercialization of international innovations to facilitate the process and networking between businesses and their adoptive territory.

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Presented by:

Logo Sherbrooke Innopole

In collaboration with:

Logo Le Poool

Logo City of Surprise Economic Development

Logo Tech Parks Arizona

With the financial participation of:


Platinum Partners

Destination Rennes


BDG / Stratéys



Université de Sherbrooke

Gold Partners

Arizona Commerce Authority


Délégation générale du Québec - Los Angeles


Greater Phoenix Economic Council


University of Arizona


Ville de Sherbrooke

AZ TechCelerator


Délégation générale du Québec - Paris




Ton équipier

Consulat du Canada San Diego




Sun Corridor


UA Center for Innovation

Silver Partners

ACET Banque Nationale



Benoît & Côté


Préférence Estrie

Bretagne Commerce International

Bronze Partners

Aligo Innovation


Canada Arizona Business Council







Legal AECG

CAE Capital


Élisabeth Brière, députée de Sherbrooke


Therrien Couture Joli-Coeur