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We encourage the development of Montréal business communities by directly assisting this region’s businesses and organizations with their projects.

Overview of the region

Montréal boasts numerous educational and research institutions and many international organizations and head offices. It is based on a diversified economy with a well-developed commercial sector, a dynamic cultural industry and a manufacturing sector consisting of businesses in high value-added industries such as life sciences, aerospace, ICT and multimedia. Financial services and professional services complete the economic profile of the territory.

Our business office is open by appointment only. If you are a CED client, please contact your Advisor.

Greater Montréal Business Office

800, boulevard René-Lévesque Ouest, bureau 500,
Montréal (Québec) H3B 1X9
Phone number (toll free): 1-800-561-0633
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Intervention Strategies

Greater Montréal intervention strategy

Profile and priorities of Greater Montréal, which includes Laval and parts of the Montérégie, Laurentides and Lanaudière regions

Success stories

GHGSat: Measuring greenhouse gases from space

GHGSat specializes in high resolution teledetection of greenhouse gas emissions.

Grand Montréal: Attuned to the region’s distinctive characteristics

Discover the variety of areas of intervention of the Grand Montréal Business Office.

The Unscented Company: Reducing single-use plastic packaging

The company offers fragrance-free products in formats that reduce the use of plastic packaging.

Our collaborators in Quebec

Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)

Provides professional services to businesses in all sectors. Supports businesses seeking financing as they start up and grow.

Canada Business Network

Provides access to government business programs, business tools, forms, and online services.

Export Development Canada (EDC)

Helps Canadian companies of all sizes succeed around the world.

Global Affairs Canada

Provides financial support and personalized advice to connect with potential foreign partners, pursue new business opportunities abroad and attract foreign investment to Canada.

Investissement Québec

Supports SMEs, NPOs and businesses as they develop and seek financing.

Ministère de l'Économie et de l'Innovation Québec (MEI)

Supports the development of the Quebec economy, innovation, and exports by ensuring coordination and joint action among the various stakeholders in the economic, scientific, social, and cultural fields.

National Research Council Canada (NRC)

Supports SMEs in validating and developing new products and procedures. Financial assistance is awarded after the project has been assessed by an industrial technology advisor.

Réseau des SADC et CAE du Québec

Contributes to community economic development by providing business services: access to funding, technical assistance, and support for local, youth and women entrepreneurship. The network includes 67 Sociétés d’aide au développement des collectivités (SADC) and Centres d’aide aux entreprises (CAE) across Quebec.

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