Cilex helps startups, companies and institutions achieve their technological innovations by providing a structure of services for incubation, acceleration, and research & development. We are an innovation catalyst in the Outaouais and National Capital Region.
We bring together coaches, entrepreneurs, startups & SMEs, professionals and researchers, to drive innovation.
As an NPO, Cilex reinvests all its revenues in the development of its ecosystem, in order to provide better support and tools to entrepreneurs.
LOCATED IN THE NATIONAL
Thanks to its prime geographical location, Cilex is at the heart of all business events in the region, in the Outaouais and Ontario. Its co-location with the Université du Québec en Outaouais makes it an exceptional meeting place for innovation and expertise.
FOR 15 YEARS
Since its creation in 2005 as a language technology research centre, Cilex has carved out a place for itself among the other incubators in the region through its cutting-edge expertise in research and innovative technology. In 2014, its reorientation as an incubator-accelerator for innovative companies enabled it to offer its expertise to entrepreneurs wishing to innovate. Learn More
Our team of experts and researchers will support you throughout your entrepreneurial journey. According to your needs, they will connect you with a network of coaches, mentors, professionals, potential partners, relevant startups, SMEs and institutions. Cilex is also a member of Startup Québec, QuébecInnove, Technopolys, In-Sec-M, MonGPS, UBI Global and CRIM.
To enable mobility and acquisition of know-how for startups and SMEs, Cilex is actively developing strategic partnerships with other organizations that support technological and innovative entrepreneurship. So far, We have ratified formal agreements with the following organizations: