Open Innovation: The Challenges

Explore Challenges

What is a challenge?

Each Open Innovation challenge aims to meet a need, specific to a given industry or company.
Developed in collaboration with our corporate partners, these challenges are open to startups from all over the world, whether they are supported by Centech or not.
These challenges are an opportunity for you to forge strong ties with the major players in your industry, and to build promising partnerships for the future of your business.

Current challenges

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Successful projects

Thales and the AI@CENTECH program

Thales creates a business acceleration program for startups at the cutting edge of artificial intelligence technologies


Thales, a world leader in high technology, has chosen Centech as a partner to establish the foundations of its AI accelerator. AI@Centech has supported the acceleration of 4 to 6 start-ups on an annual basis, helping to exchange advice, expertise and access to technologies and commercial verticals of interest on both sides.

Community events

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Open innovation at the Collision Lab

Do you have an innovation project in mind, and want to leverage the talent, expertise and agility of Quebec’s innovation ecosystem to carry it out?
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