Innovation comes when ideas collide

Collision Lab: Your Ally for Open Innovation

      The Collision Lab is Centech’s open innovation hub, a world-class university incubator specialized in Deep Tech. With more than 25 years of experience, it ranks as one of the top 20 performing technology business incubators in the world (UBI Global ranking 2019).


      The Collision Lab provides large corporations personalized support to identify key external resources and optimal open innovation strategies to meet their innovation goals.


        Through its privileged and close ties with the innovation ecosystem in Montreal and Canada, the Collision Lab connects large corporations with the most promising technology startups, the best experts and academic talents to develop the collaborations of the future.


Our Corporate Partners

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.

Premium Services

Foster Collisions With Startups

We’ll introduce you to the most innovative startups in the Quebec and Canadian ecosystem, based on your situation and challenges.

Meet the Ecosystem’s Best Tech Talents

Get support from our expert team to meet the most promising technological talents, through carefully-selected profiles among the pool of ETS graduates, Centech startups or Canada’s innovation ecosystem.

Personalized Support

Benefit from a personalized approach based on your corporate objectives and maximize the innovation potential for your company.

Call for Projects Platform

Take advantage of our unique platform and find the best startups in the ecosystem to address your innovation challenges.

Innovative Events

Access an exclusive series of innovation-focused events and multiply your opportunities to collaborate with the startup ecosystem.

Online and On-Site

Join the community from the comfort of your home through virtual meetings, or come and visit us at Centech’s headquarters, located in the heart of Montreal's Quartier de l'Innovation.

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