Innovation et R&D
Whether it’s creating Quebec batteries, charging infrastructures, connected and autonomous vehicles, or fostering simulation and testing environments, Propulsion Québec stimulates the most promising development opportunities, with the aim of multiplying the commercial success of companies in the electric and smart transportation (EST) sector.
Research and development are also essential to innovation and the electrification of transport. To design intelligent infrastructures, create strategic partnerships and ensure a sustainable energy transition, Quebec can count on a dynamic ecosystem and rely on partnerships with several research institutions.
Set up an annual R&D forum for the EST sector and develop support tools to help organize R&D consortiums.
Build strategic partnerships for promising niches in Canada and abroad.
Position Quebec as the champion of intellectual property management and ensure EST innovation spinoffs stay in Quebec.
Interactive tool on ambitions and progress
Discover our participative tool that enables all ecosystem players to follow the progress of the 225 initiatives of our green industrial policy, grouped under 8 key strategic ambitions.
Marie Hélène Cloutier, Chair of Propulsion Québec’s Board of Directors, is proud to announce the appointment of Michelle LLambías Meunier as the cluster’s new CEO.Read more
Montreal, August 3, 2023 — Propulsion Québec, the cluster for Electric and Smart Transportation (EST), submits its priorities in advance of the 2024 federal budget as part of the federal pre-budget consultations process. The global race to attract champions in the electrification sector has begun and Canada must capitalize its strengths to stay competitive.Read more
IMPULSION Innovation Edition | The electric and smart transportation event, an international success!
Montreal, March 15, 2023 — Propulsion Québec, the cluster for electric and smart transportation (EST), organized IMPULSION, Innovation Edition, the international summit on electric and smart transportation.Read more
IMPULSION, Innovation Edition: The international summit on electric and smart transportation starts today
Montreal, March 13, 2023 — Propulsion Québec, the cluster for Electric and Smart Transportation (EST), presents IMPULSION, Innovation Edition, the first international summit on electric and smart transportation, taking place from March 13 to 15. More than 1,000 leaders and specialists from this cutting-edge sector are converging this week – from around the globe – at the Palais des congrès de Montréal to participate in this major event, which seeks to advance sustainable mobility in Quebec and around the world.Read more
For a long time, the transportation sector consisted mostly of men. In the past ten years or so, more and more women can be found around discussion tables, in management roles and on executive boards of different leading corporations and organizations in our ecosystem.Read more
The Quebec economy—and more broadly the world economy—faces multiple challenges: the climate crisis, supply chain problems, labour shortages, inflation, etc. Quebec has an abundant supply of resources, know-how, and expertise; however, the next points on its agenda should include structuring, developing, and planning industrial activities.Read more
Ambition EST 2030 : a roadmap for propelling Quebec to the forefront of the electric and smart transportation industry by 2030
Propulsion Québec, the cluster for electric and smart transportation, is announcing Ambition EST 2030, a roadmap for the electric and smart transportation (EST) industry developed in partnership with Deloitte.Read more
We have all, at one time or another, witnessed the poor execution of a great idea.The first film adaptation of Frank Herbert’s masterpiece Dune, by David Lynch in 1984, is a prime example of this phenomenon—but the same thing can happen with construction projects.Read more