After mechanization (1.0), mass production (2.0) and digital automation (3.0), the manufacturing industry is entering its fourth great wave, one where artificial intelligence and communication help machines make productivity gains while increasing the value of workers’ roles. Two Fonds experts weigh in.
The electrification of transport is unavoidable, meaning the industry will need to undergo a major transformation and adaptation of products. Re-engineering is necessary to optimize products and make them perform. To accelerate your transition to electrification, we propose 3 strategies focused on the development of new technologies and suppliers.
Montreal, January 10, 2022 — Propulsion Québec, the cluster for Electric and Smart Transportation (EST), is pleased to announce a new partnership with Fasken, one of the largest business law firms in Canada. This partnership makes Fasken an important and exclusive partner for Propulsion Québec’s legal requirements.
Montreal, December 3, 2021— The electric and smart transportation (EST) cluster, Propulsion Québec, unveiled a new study today on the province’s EST funding chain. One of the objectives of Propulsion Québec’s funding working group is to help build connections between Quebec’s smart and electric transportation businesses and stakeholders in the funding chain to facilitate access to the funding required at different growth stages, while respecting societal goals, such as efforts to fight climate change.
Analysing location data can help service providers assess whether to boost services in one part of a city versus another, at a particular time of day or in preparation for an upcoming festival, for instance. However, the data used for these analyses is linked to individuals and makes it possible to identify them. City planners and business managers working to improve our ever-changing environment must incorporate the rules for privacy protection into their activities. But what are these rules?
Montreal, June 16, 2020 — Propulsion Québec, the Cluster for Electric and Smart Transportation (EST), is pleased to announce a new partnership with Merkur, a manufacturing performance and product development firm known for its expertise in ground transportation. This one-year renewable partnership will allow Merkur to be a stakeholder in transportation electrification in Quebec and enable Propulsion Québec to complete its alignment with the ground transportation supply chain.
Montreal, May 19, 2021 — Propulsion Québec, the cluster for electric and smart transportation (EST), is pleased to announce a new partnership with Desjardins, Canada’s leading cooperative financial group. This one-year partnership will support Desjardins Group’s sustainable development policy objectives tied to sustainable and connected mobility.