We encourage the development of Québec business communities by directly assisting this region’s businesses and organizations with their projects.
Overview of the regionThe Quebec City region is an urban hub with many institutions of higher learning and knowledge, a dominant tertiary sector, SMEs operating in technology industries and a tourism sector that is of high economic importance to the region.
Profile and priorities of Greater Quebec City, which extends from the Charlevoix to the Beauce regions
Our collaborators in the region
- Ag-Bio Centre
- CDEC de Québec (in French only)
- Développement PME Chaudière-Appalaches (in French only)
- Développement Côte-de-Beaupré (in French only)
- Entrepreneuriat Laval (in French only)
- INO – Institut national d’optique
- Mission développement Charlevoix (in French only)
- MRC de Charlevoix-Est (in French only)
- MRC de l’Île d’Orléans (in French only)
- Mycélium (in French only)
- Québec City Tourism
- Québec International Economic Development / Le Camp
- SADC Charlevoix (in French only)
- Tourisme Charlevoix
- Ville de Québec
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.
Provides access to information from federal and provincial departments, as well as integrated information products and interactive tools for businesses across all sectors and at all stages of existence.
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.
Ressources Entreprises (in French only)
Offers professional support and specialized information services on all government and private programs and services for all entrepreneurs in the Est-du-Québec region.