APPLICATIONS

(ONE PER PERSON)

ACCELERATION FALL 2021 COHORT

World-class business incubator based in Montreal, Centech supports start-ups that solve specific problems with innovative technological products from Science and Engineering (Deep tech).

Digitization and cybersecurity
Digital Health
Industry 4.0
Agriculture and Agri-Food
Automation and intelligent machine
MedTech
Aerospace and drones
Construction and infrastructures
Electronics and Photonics
BioTech
Transportation and Logistics
Buildings and asset management
Green Technologies
Telecoms
Energy and Smart Grid

TECHNOLOGY DRIVERS SUPPORTING DEEP TECH

  • Advanced Materials & Additive Manufacturing
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Biotechnology and Biomaterials
  • Blockchain
  • Quantum
  • Robotics and Intelligent Machines
  • Nanotechnology
  • Optics and Photonics
  • Microelectronics
  • Imaging, VR / AR
  • Neurology

PROCESS FOR SUBMITTING YOUR PROJECT

Here is the process:

  1. Register on the platform
  2. Submit your personal details
  3. Specify your project information
  4. Upload a nine (9) slide presentation deck
  5. Upload a 60 second video explaining your project to us

Applications are currently closed. Come back to visit us in october for information on our next cohort.

SELECTION PROCESS

Our selection is a two-step process:

STEP 1 : PRESELECTION COMMITTEE

Evaluation of the applications according to the following criteria:

  1. The project is realistic and has commercialization potential
  2. The project includes a significant technological advance and / or a patentable innovation
  3. The project is one of Centech's distinctive sectors and technological vectors

Following this evaluation, the teams or individuals of the selected projects will be contacted to make a live virtual presentation of their project to a Jury panel. Projects which are not selected for the next step will receive an email indicating the main reason why they were not chosen.

STEP 2 : LIVE VIRTUAL JURY SELECTION

  1. Applicants are invited to present their project in a 5-minute presentation to a live Jury
  2. The Jury panel then asks questions to evaluate the project (5 minutes Q&A)

On the same day, the selected finalists are notified. They will be invited to join our cohort, allowing them to benefit from various workshops and also from the coaching of our entrepreneurs in residence.

If you have questions about the application process, you can submit them to centech-acceleration@etsmtl.ca.

Does your project match the selection criteria?