Artificial intelligence applied to real-world data is undoubtedly a major force in the Québec City region. The synergistic, dynamic duo that the scientific and business worlds form in Québec City make it a prime setting for the development of both ethical and real-world projects aiming to transform organizations through digital technology. In the region, all the resources required to bring applied artificial intelligence projects to life are made available to SMEs as well as larger companies. With a wide variety of application sectors, excellent collaborative partnerships, and an impressive theoretical and applied research force, Québec City’s artificial intelligence ecosystem has everything it needs to succeed and stand out.

• Over 100 companies are producing or using AI solutions in their everyday business activities. They are using AI in industries like healthcare, manufacturing, insurance and financial services, marketing, and entertainment.
• Global leaders firmly anchored in the regional ecosystem, including: Optel, Coveo, LeddarTech, EXFO, Icentia, Dimonoff, and others.
• Many researchers use data processing and applied algorithms in cognitive sciences, industry 4.0, robotics, bioinformatics, artificial vision, and more.
• A favorable environment for developing AI solutions: telecommunications, data centre, supercomputer, 5G, etc.
• Unique financing programs to support the establishment and growth of companies in this sector, allowing them to reduce spending on R&D infrastructure, for example.

“The greater Québec City region and its vital forces – at the heart of artificial intelligence and data evaluation.”

Québec International is the economic development agency of the Québec City provincial capital region. The Agency offers a wide range of services to support entrepreneurs, professionals, and investors, from here and abroad, at the different stages of their business projects.


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