A springboard for growth for local businesses


CRIQ is a unique centre of integrated expertise dedicated to creating, locating, and putting in place innovations designed to help Québec-based businesses grow and compete. By engaging their resources and partners, CRIQ innovators come up with practical solutions to any problem, no matter how complex.

Helping our clients  fleches

  • Boosting sustainable development in Northern Québec

    Working together as outstanding partners in innovation, COREM and the CRIQ have developed a sensor that takesin the form of a tooled bolt equipped with a charging cell.

  • Thinking up new contracts

    In order to diversify its clientele and product line, Atelier d’usinage Quenneville, a machine shop in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, tasked CRIQ with carrying out a study to unearth new business opportunities.

  • Composting our way to greener lawns

    For over a decade, CRIQ has worked with Gazon Savard Saguenay, helping them develop new practices and expand their market share.

  • Sami Makni
  • Renée Demers
  • Marcelle Tremblay

News and Events

CRIQ's innovation goes to Mexico

On Saturday August 2, CRIQ made the front page of the business section in Québec City’s Le Soleil newspaper. Gilbert Leduc’s article looked at BIOTROPTM which processes wastewater for a leading tequila manufacturer and a giant pig farm in Mexico. Click here to read the article (in French).

Working at the CRIQ

  • Centrifugeur
  • Comite Action-Santé
  • Metalix
  • Lancement des travaux de Vigipro
  • Éric Légaré
  • Stéphane Breton