Écotech Québec, the clean technology cluster
Écotech Québec brings together, mobilizes and represents players in the province’s clean technology ecosystem. We aim to:
- promote innovation for a green and prosperous Quebec
- increase cohesion and synergy, which will allow the clean technology industry to develop to its full potential.
Accelerate the development, commercialization and use of innovative clean technologies from Quebec. How? By mobilizing all players in the ecosystem.
To be a key player in the transformation of Quebec’s economy to make it not only greener, but more innovative and prosperous.
Centralize and share relevant information about the cleantech industry
Écotech Québec identifies, centralizes and makes available :
- industry needs, opportunities and trends
- resources available to all stakeholders
Its expertise and knowledge of the marketplace enable the organization to act directly and provide optimal support for the ecosystem.
Facilitate relationships between players
Écotech Québec organizes targeted networking and lead-generating activities to connect industry stakeholders and organizations with specific needs. These initiatives help create business opportunities and strategic partnerships.
Promoting Quebec’s clean technologies
Écotech Québec takes part in promoting Quebec innovations locally and internationally through :
- strategic representation initiatives
- local, national and international partnerships
- creation of digital directories
4. Public policy
Influencing public policy
Écotech Québec influences public policy in order to accelerate the development of clean technologies in Quebec and facilitate their commercialization.
Écotech Québec was founded in 2009 and is the first organization of its kind in Canada. It is the result of sustained efforts and strategic thinking by several players. Together, they foresaw the emergence of a new sector, one in which Quebec could become a center of excellence: clean technologies. Since its creation, Écotech Québec has helped implement numerous programs and establish organizations dedicated to the development and growth of the clean technology sector, both in Canada and internationally.
Our expertise, recognized by provincial and international cleantech communities as well as by various government authorities, makes us a major player in innovation for a positive transformation of the economy.