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    Montreal, QC H4N 1H2
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Fonds Commercialisation des innovations

PME MTL offers many options for business financing, including a Fonds Commercialisation des innovations. This investment fund provides Montreal businesses with access to loans and subsidies designed to support the commercialization of innovations.

An investment fund that supports the commercialization of innovations

Our Fonds Commercialisation des innovations encourages Montreal-based business owners to complete different phases of their commercialization project. You can, therefore, receive funding for:

  • Testing and trial of innovations in real context
  • Validation of target markets when developing the innovation
  • Market launch
  • Sales generation the first sales

We offer support mainly to businesses that are active in the following five economic activity sectors:

  • Transport and mobility
  • Creative and cultural industries
  • Digital industries
  • Clean technologies
  • Life Sciences and Health care technologies

Financial Assistance

Depending on your needs, our fund is available in two forms:

  • Loan of up to $150,000 on a variable term basis with a competitive interest rate
  • Subsidy of up to a maximum amount of $25,000. The subsidy must not exceed 25% of the total cost of the project

Eligibility conditions

To qualify for a loan or subsidy from our Fonds Commercialisation des innovations, the business or its promoters must meet the following criteria:

  • Have Canadian citizenship, be a permanent resident or hold a Quebec selection certificate (CSQ)
  • Be legally incorporated and registered in the Registraire des entreprises du Québec (REQ)
  • Have a Montreal-based address, and have a head office in the province of Quebec
  • Present a business plan or project summary, current or projected financial statements, and any other document deemed relevant
  • Provide a minimum down payment of 20% of the total cost for a pre-startup business, and at least 15% of the total project cost for a start-up or growing business for a loan and 20% when applying for a subsidy

Eligible expenses

Only expenses related to the business project are eligible.

Each application is reviewed by the Joint Investment Committee (JIC) of the center involved, who will establish the qualification of the entrepreneur and the project against the objectives and requirements of the Fund's policy.

If you need more information about our Fonds Commercialisation des innovations, please contact your service center.

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  1. West-Island 1675, Transcanadienne
    Suite 301
    Dorval, QC H9P 1J1
    514 426-2888
  2. Centre-Ouest 1350 Mazurette street
    Suite 400
    Montreal, QC H4N 1H2
    514 858-1018
  3. Grand Sud-Ouest 3617 Wellington street
    Montreal, QC H4G 1T9
    514 765-7060
  4. Centre-Ville 630, Sherbrooke Ouest
    Suite 700
    Montreal, QC H3A 1E4
    514 879-0555
  5. Centre-Est 6224 Saint-Hubert street
    Montreal, QC H2S 2M2
    514 723-0030
  6. Est-de-l'Île 7305, boulevard Henri-Bourassa Est
    Suite 200
    Montreal, QC H1E 2Z6
    514 494-2606