Where technological innovation takes off

Centech drives entrepreneurship and shapes tomorrow’s tech entrepreneurs.

The Call for projects is now open !

From November 07 to December 20, 2022

Don’t miss the opportunity to apply for the Acceleration – Winter 2023 Cohort program!

The epicentre of technological innovation at the heart of Montreal

Centech propels high-potential technological innovation projects stemming from science and engineering, by providing entrepreneurs with an ecosystem of resources, training, tools, coaching and contacts to support them in their growth, from conceptualization to commercialization.

Key Figures



of experience in supporting technological startups.


Companies selected

to take part in Centech’s programs in the last 5 years.

+0M $

in Capital obtained

by our startups incubated at Centech over the last 5 years


Jobs created

by our companies incubated over the last 5 years


Experts in Residence

coaches and mentors to support tomorrow’s innovative businesses

Our programs

Discover programs designed to empower high-potential technology companies




A program designed to support and accelerate the growth of your tech startup and thrust it forward by 6 to 12 months forward in just 12 weeks.

Duration: 12 weeks




A program offering the coaching, tools and resources you need to ensure the long term viability of your startup.

Duration: 2 years

Key Industries

We support high-potential Startups that offer innovative solutions to significant problems and societal challenges.


Products and solutions that rely on innovative technologies to respond to societal challenges and improve productivity. 

Centech is particularly interested in companies developing deep tech solutions in the following industries:  

  • Automation & Industry 4.0 
  • Transport & Logistics 
  • Telecommunications & Microelectronics 
  • Energy & the Environment 


Medtech encompasses technological products and solutions aimed at improving health care, quality of life and medical techniques to ensure the well-being of all individuals in our society. 

Open Innovation: Bringing Startups & Corporations Together

The Collision Lab, Centech’s open innovation hub, supports large companies from different sectors in their open innovation initiatives in collaboration with technology startups.

Centech's startups

Discover the startups that have participated in Centech programs.


Automne 2019


Automne 2016

Audible Reality

Automne 2016
Medical Device


Été 2022

Testimonials from supported companies

« At Centech, we do not create startups, we create companies. »

Richard Chénier, General Manager at Centech

Take your Tech Business to new heights

Apply to take part in the next cohort og the Acceleration Program

Community events

Explore upcoming events at Centech


Centech opens their call for projects!


An exceptional Acceleration cohort with 48 startups admitted!

The news

Discover the latest news from the Quebec innovation ecosystem.