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October 8
Behind the scenes of Startup financing | Montréal
October 17
Big Bang – Technology sales & marketing | Montréal

Calls for applications

Canadian Technology Accelerators (CTA)
Your technology start-up from the ICT, Life Science or Sustainable Technologies sector could gain access to unique resources and contacts that can help your international growth. The application process, criteria, and application time-frame is determined per CTA.
Projets Startup Jeunesse
(in French only
)
Incubators, accelerators, university entrepreneurship centres and other start-up support organizations: apply for financial assistance for entrepreneurial immersion projects for high school, college and university youth.
Filing deadline: September 20, 2019, 4 p.m. (e-mail) | September 27, 2019 (hard copy)
Collaborative projects for the protection of the environment
You may be eligible for funding for a new collaborative R&D project that will make a tangible contribution to the long-term reduction of GHG emissions in Quebec.
Filing deadline: September 27, 2019
Adaptation aux normes étrangères de produits innovants pour l’industrie du transport terrestre et de la mobilité durable
(in French only)
You could obtain financing to diversify your markets, adapt your innovative products/technologies to access a new market or to serve a new customer outside Quebec.
Filing deadline: October 4, 2019
Groupe de travail Québec-Jalisco (GTQJ)
(in French only)
You could obtain funding to carry out innovative or structuring activities that promote the educational, cultural and scientific development of Quebec and Jalisco.
Filing deadline: October 14, 2019
Canada-Chicago Mentoring Program (C2MP), A Canada Technology Accelerator Pilot in 2020
Submit your application as an innovative entrepreneur in the life sciences and health care sectors.
Filing deadlines October 31, 2019
Coopération bilatérale Québec-Singapour
(in French only)
You could obtain funding for innovative or structuring activities that produce concrete benefits in the targeted sectors: economic exchanges, research and innovation, higher education, culture, tourism, sustainable development and the fight against climate change, health.
Filing deadline: November 5, 2019, 11:59 p.m.
DEL – Call for social economy projects
(in French only)
You could receive financing to set up a collective business in the Agglomération de Longueuil or to finance an already established social economy business.
Filing deadline: November 15, 2019
Parcours Aplomb MTL
(in French only)
You could be one of the 20 SME leaders to receive exemplary support in the rigorous preparation of an export and marketing plan in close collaboration with the best business advisors in Québec.
Filing deadline : November 21, 2019

Trade missions

International trade services, powered by the CCMM’s ACCLR experts
Trade missions
Quebec International Trade
Organismes régionaux de promotion à l’exportation (ORPEX)
Provincial government
Ministère de l'Économie, de la Science et de l'Innovation (in French only)
Federal government
Canadian Trade Commissioner Service
LOJIQ
Les Offices jeunesse internationaux du Québec (in French only)

Contests and grants

To simplify your search, please note that we only display currently open competitions out of more than 250 on record.

Bourses LOJIQ en entrepreneuriat
(in French only)
Do you want to attend a business event abroad, spend some time away prospecting, or take part in a trade mission? You may be able to obtain a LOJIQ grant to help you do so.
Registration deadline: Ongoing selection process while grants last
StartupExperience.CA
Apply for the opportunity to work out of one of Canada’s top accelerators or co-working spaces.
Registration deadline: Ongoing selection process
Startup of the month 2018/2019
Sign up for the index of startups of the Quartier de l'innovation in Montreal. To be won each month: promotional videos and articles.
Registration deadline: Ongoing selection process
Bourses à la relève laitière Lactech
(in French only)
Be among the 10 companies to benefit from a $7,500 grant on a “first come, first served” basis.
Registration deadline: Ongoing selection process
Grands Prix santé et sécurité du travail
(in French only)
Receive recognition for your achievements in health and safety and increase the visibility and credibility of your company in your industry.
Registration deadline: Varies by region
Prix Art et affaires
(in French only)
Have your Québec City area company’s support to a cultural organization or event recognized.
Registration deadline: September 20, 2019, 4 p.m.
Concours de pitch du Forum Plastique Novæ
(in French only)
Register your innovative startup whose business model offers a positive societal impact for the chance to win a 2,000$ grant at Forum Novae in October 2019.
Registration deadline: September 22, 2019
Concours MOUVEMENT
(in French only)
Have exclusive meetings with major, community-minded companies, and you could win a $10,000 grant to make a difference with your business project.
Registration deadline: September 24, 2019, 5 p.m.
Jeunes Entrepreneurs Banque Nationale
(in French only)
Are you a young entrepreneur, executive or manager in the Chaudière-Appalaches business community? You could receive services worth close to $10,000.
Registration deadline: September 27, 2019
Innovinc RBC
(in French only)
Polytechnique Montréal students and graduates, you could receive personalized support from experts for starting your own business.
Registration deadline: September 29, 2019
Prix Innovation en alimentation
(in French only)
You could receive many opportunities for visibility and recognition for your innovative agribusiness technologies or products.
Registration deadline: September 30, 2019, 5 p.m.
Gala Unio
(in French only)
Get recognition for the contribution of a company, employee, volunteer or business personality to the Greater Southwest Montreal business community.
Registration deadline: October 1, 2019
Concours Agri-Bourse
(in French only)
Enter for a chance to win one of two $5,000 scholarships for Université Laval's agricultural entrepreneurship training program.
Registration deadline: October 1, 2019
Bourses d’honneur
(in French only)
You could get a grant of up to $25,000 to start a new business or develop a business that has been in operations for less than 5 years.
Registration deadline: October 7, 2019, 4 p.m.
Cooperathon
Take part in this open innovation competition to find innovative solutions to societal issues. To be won: bursaries, a pitch to investors and more.
Registration deadline: October 10, 2019
Prix EnviroLys
(in French only)
Get recognition for your expertise in the green economy sector and the environmental services industry.
Registration deadline: October 16, 2019, 5 p.m.
Espace Saint-Michel
(in French only)
You could get a grant of $10,000 to $60,000 to set up your creative business that generates local jobs in the Saint-Michel district of Montréal.
Registration deadline: October 25, 2019, noon
Canada's Best Managed Companies
Receive recognition for the excellence of your business whose turnover exceeds $25 million.
Registration deadline: October 31, 2019
Portes ouvertes sur Saint-Denis
(in French only)
You could win one of three $25,000 grants to launch your new business on Saint-Denis Street in Montréal.
Registration deadline: November 1, 2019
Prix ÉquiLibre
(in French only)
Do you work in fashion, the media or advertising? Promote your efforts to present healthy representations of different body types.
Registration deadline: November 30, 2019
Person of the Year Awards
Get recognition for your active participation in the development of leading-edge Quebec companies and the emergence of tomorrow's talent.
Registration deadline: November 30, 2019, 11:59 p.m.
Concours Dunamis
(in French only)
Increase awareness of your Laval business and create a positive impact on your employees.
Registration deadline: December 9, 2019, 4 p.m.
Les Mercuriades
(in French only)
Gain credibility in Québec and internationally by qualifying in one of the categories in this prestigious competition.
Registration deadline: December 18, 2019, 5 p.m.
The Aces of Finance
Have your professional achievements and commitment to the community of outstanding financial leaders in Quebec recognized.
Registration deadline: February 17, 2020

Events

September

September 24
Le MATCH DUX (in French only) | Montréal
September 24
Supplier Diversity Day [PDF] | Montréal
September 19 to 22
La FabriQC : imaginer, créer et transformer collectivement nos communautés (in French only) | Québec
September 26
Salon eXpérience PME de Vaudreuil-Soulanges (in French only) | Pincourt
September 27
ClimateLaunchpad Canada – National Final | Montréal
September 28
Salon Des Entrepreneurs De La Minorité Visible (in French only) | Montréal
September 28
EnergyHack – Energy Efficiency and Smart City | Montréal

October

October 2
Marketing des PME (in French only) | Montréal
October 2 to November 20
Coopérathon  – Canada | Montréal
October 10
Tournée régionale sur la pénurie de main-d'œuvre (in French only) | Montréal
October 16
Sommet de l’immigration au Québec (in French only) | Montréal
October 16 and 17
Big Bang – technology sales & marketing | Montréal
October 18
Journée Asie (in French only) | Montréal
October 20 to 26
BDC Small Business Week™ | Various regions
October 21 to 23
Canada Fintech Forum | Montréal
October 23
Sommet Performance – L'innovation en gestion (in French only) | Montréal
October 24
Forum Plastique - Novæ 2019 (in French only) | Montréal
October 25
Humanitek – Le Futur des technologies au coeur de l'humain (in French only) | Montréal
October 29
Tournée régionale sur la pénurie de main-d'œuvre (in French only) | Laval
October 30
Tournée régionale sur la pénurie de main-d'œuvre (in French only) | Laprairie
October 30 and 31
Le Grand Rendez-vous santé et sécurité du travail (in French only) | Montréal

November

November 5
France-Quebec Cross-Trade Forum | Montréal
November 5 to 14
Sommet du tourisme (in French only) | Drummondville
November 7
ACCRO : laboratoire d’activations de marque (in French only) | Montréal
November 13 and 15
Sommet international de l’innovation en villes médianes (in French only) | Shawinigan
November 14 and 15
Global Summit Women in Industry 4.0 | Montréal
November 16 and 17
MEGA – Montreal Expo Gaming Arcade | Montréal
November 18 and 19
MIGS – Montréal International Game Summit | Montréal
November 19 and 20
Rendez-vous Réseau M (in French only) | Montréal
November 20
Perspective 2020 : Saisir les opportunités d'un monde en transformation (in French only) | Québec

News

September 6
Creation of an international centre of expertise in Montreal for the advancement of artificial intelligence
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