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CALL FOR QUANTUM TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION PROJECTS

COLLABORATIVE INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH AND SUPPORT FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP

The Ministry of Economy and Innovation invites all Quebec SMEs who seek to develop and commercialize quantum technologies through innovation projects to submit a financial assistance application for quantum technology innovation projects. PRIMA Québec, in collaboration with Prompt, will be implementing components 3 and 4 of the call for projects.

The proposal aims to support innovation in quantum technologies resulting from research and development in the following areas:

  • quantum computing
  • quantum communication
  • quantum materials
  • quantum metrology and detection

The proposed projects must contribute to the development and commercialization of:

  • quantum computer and quantum communication components;
  • quantum technologies which fall within the following fields of application (non-exclusive):
    • life sciences
    • sustainable development
    • transport and logistics
Component 3: Innovation projects from SMEs working in partnership with a public research centre

  • minimum 1 SME
  • 40 % Max PRIMA contribution  (Max 750 k$/project), 60% Max cumulative public contribution
  • the project must end at, or upon TRL 4-6
  • 20 % max (global cost of the R&D project) in-kind contribution from the industrial partner
  • Management fees :  2.4% (of the global cost of the R&D project)

Component 4: Innovation projects from SMEs working in partnership with one or more SMEs

  • minimum 2 SME or start-up
  • 50 % Max PRIMA contribution  (Max 750 k$/project), 50 % Max cumulative public contribution
  • Management fees : 5 % (of the global cost of the R&D project)

Project proposals must be submitted by May 30, 2021 before 4 PM.

INSTRUCTIONAL GUIDE AND APPLICATION FORMS

NOTICE: only requests Component 4 written in French are accepted.

FOR INFORMATION

For eligibility criteria or to discuss your innovation project, contact:

Michel Lefèvre
Director – Programs & International Collaborations
514 284-0211 ext. 227

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