Wednesday, 12 December 2018

CENTECH announces companies chosen for Propulsion program, cohort Winter 19. Ten (10) tech companies with strong potential will benefit from Centech support and expertise

Montréal, December 12 2018. For immediate release. Richard Chénier, CENTECH Director, has announced the ten (10) technology companies selected for its Propulsion program, which starts this fall. He used the opportunity to underline the high-quality of the companies and projects submitted to the jury.

After a meticulous evaluation of the progress of their projects and the potential of their technological solutions, the following companies were accepted to the Propulsion program:



Clinical decision support AI for mental healthcare


Diagnostics simplified


NeuroServo is developing a new generation of portable brain signals sensors (EEG) for fast detection and follow-up of Delirium in hospital settings.


The next generation of blood tests


Introducing ModulHeart. World’s Safest Heart Pump


  • 8xlabs

8x develops a multi-access edge computing solution that reduces traffic bandwidth for live streaming by a staggering 99.9%


Agrilog contributes to food security by securing grain storage


Quality checking shipping containers, ensuring that goods stay safe and arrive on time


Flite transforms metal, glass and plastic into gold: everyday materials made extraordinary


Digital breakers: efficient, connected, dramatically safer

 About the Propulsion program

Lasting a maximum of 24 months, the Propulsion program follows the mandatory Acceleration program at Centech. Selected companies benefit from rigorous supervision which allows them to quickly move from the initial development phase to commercializing their products and services on the international market.


Created in 1996 by the École de Technologie Supérieure, and located in the heart of Montréal’s Quartier de l’innovation, CENTECH is a start-up company launcher dedicated to technological tools and other advanced technologies with high growth potential. Recognized by UBI (University Business Network) as one of the world’s most effective accelerators, CENTECH acts as a veritable growth machine. It has created one of the greatest densities of high-level tech entrepreneurs in Canada. Furthermore, Centech is now offering open innovation cells to corporations that can integrate major corporations and companies seeking to              design new products and give  them an opportunity to benefit  from the agility of start-­‐ups and from Centech’s