Centech offers 2 programs designed to support the growth of startups on their way to becoming profitable and sustainable businesses.
A program designed to support and accelerate the growth of your tech startup and thrust it forward by 6 to 12 months forward in just 12 weeks.
Duration: 12 weeks
2 cohorts per year
A program offering the coaching, tools and resources you need to ensure the long term viability of your startup.
Duration: 2 years
Acceleration Program completed required
Centech offers advice and mentoring, media opportunities, training sessions and workshops, and access to its international network (of partners, corporations and startups.)
Centech assists companies looking for funding, through contacts with potential investors, and direct support to obtain loans, subsidies, or to launch a round of funding.
Centech provides an infrastructure, including specialized software, a prototyping workshop, meeting rooms and a friendly workspace.
« At Centech, we do not create startups, we create companies. »
Richard Chénier, General Manager at Centech
The Montreal-based studio of renowned École de design Nantes Atlantique is located at Centech. Every year, the studio welcomes around twenty new students to participate in the International Design Strategy program and obtain their master’s degree. This is a unique training experience for future designers, who get to collaborate with Centech’s innovation ecosystem, including both new startups and established companies.
Boréal Ventures is a seed fund dedicated to funding Quebec companies specialized in advanced technology and applied sciences. The fund works with Centech to identify the most promising technology companies in Quebec.
Discover the startups that have participated in Centech programs.
Centech gave us access to a community of other Deeptech entrepreneurs following paths similar to ours, and paired us with mentors who have moved mountains to help us get to where we are today.
We learned the ins and outs of what it takes to build a high-impact business founded on cutting-edge technology with a long road to market, and we’re ready to turn that roadmap into reality during the Propulsion program.
As a young company of inexperienced-yet-passionate co-founders, we enjoyed having access to high-calibre Entrepreneurs in Residence and Centech’s well-curated syllabus helped us reaffirm the commitment of our team, validate the problem we solved and our solution’s suitability/feasibility, and write a compelling story to facilitate our search for funding, talent and partners.
The development of a startup in Medtech is very complex, because there are many scientific, technical, regulatory and legal elements to take into account.
The opinions of Centech’s experts have guided us in the development of strategies that allow us to maximize our growth potential.
Le CENTECH nous a permis d’avoir accès à un réseau de qualité et des opportunités en or.
Centech is transforming dozens of knowledge-hungry entrepreneurs like me into skilled innovation leaders of tomorrow.
Centech’s staff and mentors helped us in making our vision simpler and clearer. As a result, we are now more confident in explaining our technology, which has brought the company more traction.
Centech solidifies Mely.ai’s commercialization plan with world-classmentorship.
The Acceleration program has redefined our foundations that we thought were solid thanks to its stimulating and demanding program.
The sessions on financing and intellectual property protection provided us with essential knowledge for high-tech startups. We have also built a solid network of contacts thanks to Centech.
The progress we made during Centech’s 12-week Acceleration program saved us at least 6 months of work.
Centech coaching help us transform from an innovative product to a business within 6 months. We are growing rapidly and are now expanding to the United States market!
We are very proud to have joined Centech, who encourages us to surpass ourselves!
Centech is a perfect complement to ViTAA’s rapid growth. We benefit from the synergy between Centech’s experienced and well-connected Entrepreneurs in Residence, and ViTAA’s young and talented team.
Vope Medical chose Centech for its amazing connections to industry leaders and top Medtech mentors.
The knowledge we gained from joining Centech’s Acceleration program was essential to our company’s development and has been an important part of the success we have experienced since then.
All participants in Centech’s programs benefit from the valuable advice of Centech’s Entrepreneurs in Residence (EeR). These successful entrepreneurs have been selected for their expertise and inspiring journey.