Prima Quebec

Prima Quebec

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Mission & Goals

PRIMA QUÉBEC, Quebec’s advanced materials research and innovation hub, resulted from the merger of NanoQuébec and Consortium Innovation Polymères. Its mission consists in implementing and supporting a collaborative innovation ecosystem conducive to the development of advanced materials for the benefit of research centres, companies and Québec society.

PRIMA QUÉBEC serves as a hub, initiating and leading collaboration and networking activities as well as financing training, the transfer of knowledge and the development of applications related to advanced materials.

A full-fledged member of Québec Innove (Innovation Québec Research Network) and bolstered by its integrated programs, PRIMA QUÉBEC seeks to:

Enhance expertise

  • Consolidate and enhance research capabilities and expertise 
  • Align the development of advanced materials with mobilizing projects  
  • Position Quebec as a hub of excellence in the field of advanced materials

Support collaborative innovation

  • Promote and finance collaborative innovation in the field of advanced materials  
  • Accelerate the dissemination of academic research results in the industry  
  • Contribute to the training of highly qualified personnel 

Mobilize the community as a whole

  • Stimulate interaction between the academic community and industry  
  • Increase economic development through open and collaborative innovation
  • Deal with the social, regulatory and legal aspects of the innovation process