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Call for Quantum Technology Innovation Projects

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 November 30, 2020 before 4 PM.

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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