Innovation comes when ideas collide

Why Collision Lab?

Centech is the center of gravity for technology entrepreneurship in Montreal, Canada. Our unique community of startups, academic researchers and talents has the right mix of expertise in areas such as AI, robotics, automation, connected objects, medical technologies, software solutions to help companies become leaders in their markets.

By creating your innovation epicenter within Collision Lab X Centech, your team is an integral part of this world-class high-tech ecosystem. Submerged in this technological dynamism, your teams will learn, collaborate and share to accelerate your innovation goals while creating an entrepreneurial culture to adopt new technologies and access new markets faster.

Our members

Port de Montréal
Operated by the Montreal Port Authority (MPA), the Port of Montreal is the 2nd largest port in Canada, a diversified transhipment centre and the only container port in Quebec.
With unparalleled global reach, CAE is helping to set global training standards with innovative solutions ranging from virtual training to flight training in the aerospace and healthcare sectors.
Thales is a global organisation with operations on all continents serving five major markets, all of them of vital importance for our societies: aerospace, space, ground transportation, defence and security, and digital security. From the bottom of the ocean to the depth of space and cyberspace, Thales provides a unique range of technologies and services that make tomorrow possible, today.
Siemens is a leading provider of power transmission, infrastructure, automation, drive and software solutions for industry. It is also a major supplier of medical imaging equipment and a leader in laboratory diagnostics.
DRAKKAR has been a leader in outsourcing for more than 25 years, building the perfect team for companies that are committed to doing things right by focusing on people, process optimization and innovative technologies.
The ENCQOR project establishes the first pre-commercial 5G digital infrastructure corridor in Canada. The project's five-year strategy and mandate is to make 5G networks accessible to SMEs, researchers and academia to realize the technological potential of 5G.
Ultra Electronics TCS
École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS) and the multinational corporation Ultra Electronics have joined forces to create the first institute in distributed artificial intelligence in Montreal: The ÉTS-Ultra Électronique TCS Resilient Machine Learning Institute, nicknamed ReMI.

Our offer

Creating proof of concepts

The primary objective of the Collision Lab is to deliver tangible results from innovation initiatives with startups and/or academic talent.

Access to startup ecosystem

Access to hundreds of qualified start-ups through Centech's open innovation platform and demonstration days.

Technology talent attraction

Access a unique community of technology talent from academic institutions and receive direct assistance for recruiting with our team.

Call for startups platform

Define your challenges and opportunities for which you want to attract the best startups for your needs.

Innovation expert to yourself

Each member is unique, which is why an innovation ecosystem expert is dedicated to you.

Your physical and virtual space

Your presence in the ecosystem manifests itself through your dedicated physical and web space with Centech.

What our members are saying about us

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Montreal, QC, Canada, H3C1G7

Phone : 514 396-8552

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