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Our funding program for business R&D

New dates for calls for projects coming soon.
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CQDM is launching a new program to fund activities carried out in companies that are part of collaborative R & D projects in artificial intelligence applicable to the biopharmaceutical sector.

The main eligibility criteria are:

  • Companies with a minimum of two Quebec SMEs;
  • Project carried out with one or more research institution(s) such as universities, hospitals and CCTTs; minimum 20% of the project;
  • A minimum of one intern per year per company must be hired for the duration of the project;
  • Minimum industrial contribution of 25% (cash + in-kind);
  • Project duration: maximum 2 years.


  • Up to 50% of eligible expenses incurred in businesses and research institutions;
  • Maximum funding of $350,000 per eligible partner company, for a total of up to $1,500,000 (for a project value of $3M involving four companies).

Please contact Mathieu Paquette at to discuss your project or to indicate your intent to apply.

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