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O V E R V I E W Canadian research & technology parks



Located in the region with the highest concentration of employment in the microelectronics sector in Québec, the Technoparc is home to businesses in microelectronics, aeronautics, environment, nanotechnology, new materials, and renewable energy. Committed to establishing an environment conducive to the consolidation and development of leading edge companies, the Technoparc acts as a planned research and prototyping centre, provides incubation programs, and places high priority on IP protection.

The Saint-Hyacinthe Science Park supports and promotes over 150 businesses involved in agricultural production and processing, equipment manufacturing and distribution, and specialized agri-food services. The park aids 16 organizations involved in such operations as economic development and technology transfers, and has opened thousands of specialized agrifood employment opportunities. With more than 20 advanced research and development centres and over 200 internationally renowned researchers on permanent staff, to name a few; Saint-Hyacinthe is sure to be a world-class science park.

A f f i l i at i o n :

Université de Sherbrooke

A f f i l i a t i o n : The Université de Montréal, the ITA and the Cégep de Saint-Hyacinthe

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L O C A TI O N :

Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec



The Varennes Novoparc is a green and renewable energy innovation centre. The Novoparc merges the vision of its executive team with the scientific and industrial know-how of leading sustainable development corporations. Novoparc’s expertise in this sector, combined with its world-class infrastructure, available land, tailored regulations, and support for new businesses has allowed the area to become a North American leader in alternative and renewable energies.

Mandated by the City of Laval, Laval Technopole promotes economic development by attracting new investments, hosting companies and supporting those in its region. Services offered to businesses in Laval include internationalization, real estate development, financing, marketing, consulting and training. Laval Technopole’s goal is to promote and ensure economic development.

A f f i l i at i o n :

Centre d’études collégiales de Varennes (Sorel-Tracy CÉGEP) L O C A TI O N :

Varennes, Québec


The mission of Longueuil Economic Development (LED) is to strengthen its role and economic significance in the Greater Montreal area by maintaining, developing and attracting businesses, and creating quality jobs. A f f i l i at i o n :

University of Quebec at Trois-Revières, Champlain Regional College, University of Laval, McGill University, Université de Sherbrooke, University of Quebec at Montreal L O C A TI O N :

Boucherville, Québec

A f f i l i at i o n :

Collège Montremorency, McGill University, University of Montreal, University of Quebec L O C A TI O N :

Laval, Québec

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