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PAST EVENTS

These events are now over. Thank you for your participation!

Keep an eye on our upcoming events page to take part in future workshops and events of the regional ecosystem.

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Sprint of November 2023

28 November 2023, 4 to 6 p.m. — Online

 

It’s nice to have your friends and family say, “Wow, that’s such a good idea,” but are you in need of real constructive criticism before you take the plunge?

 

Come and pitch your innovative idea to coaches Charles and Farid who will help you ask the right questions.​ You’ll get valuable comments and advice from seasoned entrepreneurs, and in only 30 minutes.

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[FR only] Semaine de l’entrepreneuriat : conférence et kiosque à l’UQO

23 November 2023, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. — In person

Dans le cadre de la semaine de l’entrepreneuriat, Cilex sera présent au pavillon Alexandre-Taché de l’UQO pour parler innovation et entreprise.

 

Notre catalyseur d’innovation Charles Lapointe sera au kiosque de Cilex sur l’heure du lunch, puis à 13 h présentera la conférence Démarrer sa startup : 9 étapes pour partir le feu au local C-0426. Inscription obligatoire sur le site de l’UQO.

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Individual meetings

with CIPO

21 November 2023, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Online

 

You’re in need of intellectual property advice? Cilex offers to its incubated businesses individual meetings with Nicolas Déziel, Intellectual Property Advisor at the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) and professional in residence at Cilex.

To reserve a time slot with Nicolas, you can contact him directly by email. Exclusively for businesses incubated at Cilex.

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[FR only] Démarrer sa startup : 9 étapes pour partir le feu

15 November 2023, 12 to 1 p.m. — Online

Démarrer une startup peut être une aventure passionnante, mais cela comporte également des défis importants. La validation du projet d’affaires est primordiale pour concrétiser son idée en startup réelle. Mais comment s’y prendre?

Charles Lapointe, coach en entrepreneuriat chez Cilex et entrepreneur d’expérience, vous montre comment partir le feu!

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Individual meetings

with BDC Tech

14 November 2023, 1 to 3 p.m. — Online

 

You have questions regarding your company’s financial planning? Thanks to its partnership with BDC, Cilex can offer you one-hour-long individual meetings with Charles Freifer, account manager for the technology industry at BDC and professional in residence at Cilex.

BDC Tech events are reserved for startups in technological innovation.

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[FR only] Comprendre les différences entre les types de propriété intellectuelle

9 November 2023, 12 to 1 p.m. — Online

Les droits de propriété intellectuelle (PI) et les secrets commerciaux sont des éléments cruciaux pour sécuriser vos actifs intellectuels et maintenir un avantage concurrentiel.

Nicolas Déziel, conseiller en PI, vous aide à comprendre les nuances entre les brevets, les marques de commerce, le droit d’auteur, les dessins industriels et les secrets commerciaux.

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[FR only] La propriété intellectuelle : bien plus que des brevets

2 November 2023, 12 to 1 p.m. — Online

La propriété intellectuelle (PI), c’est bien plus que des brevets. Dans le paysage concurrentiel en constante évolution de l'industrie technologique, la PI se révèle être un atout stratégique essentiel et la fondation même des entreprises technologiques prospères.

Nicolas Déziel, conseiller en PI, vous aide à acquérir les compétences nécessaires pour faire de la PI un atout stratégique incontournable pour votre succès futur.

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[FR only] Gestion efficace des communications d’une startup

30 October 2023, 12 to 1 p.m. — Hybrid event

Pour une bonne perception de votre image de marque et de votre réputation dans la sphère numérique, il est aujourd’hui essentiel que votre entreprise soit accessible et réceptive aux yeux de votre clientèle. Cela passe par une bonne gestion de vos communications et l’utilisation d’outils adaptés à vos publics cibles.

Caroline Martineau, fondatrice de Miss Comm, vous aide à vous outiller pour faire face à cette réalité!

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[FR only] Comment pitcher sa startup

27 October 2023, 12 to 1 p.m. — Online (Facebook)

Parce que nous n’avons pas deux fois l’occasion de faire une première bonne impression! Il est nécessaire de maitriser l’art du pitch lorsque vous souhaitez faire connaitre votre projet, obtenir du financement, aborder un partenaire potentiel ou vendre votre produit.

Farid Dagher, coach chez Cilex, vous fait découvrir les secrets d'un pitch d’ascenseur réussi et d’un pitch deck complet et structuré.

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Sprint of October 2023

24 October 2023, 4 to 6 p.m. — Online

 

It’s nice to have your friends and family say, “Wow, that’s such a good idea,” but are you in need of real constructive criticism before you take the plunge? Come and pitch us your innovative idea, and we’ll help you ask the right questions.​

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Individual meetings with CIPO

24 October 2023, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Online

 

You’re in need of intellectual property advice? Cilex offers to its incubated businesses individual meetings with Nicolas Déziel, Intellectual Property Advisor at the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) and professional in residence at Cilex.

To reserve a time slot with Nicolas, you can contact him directly by email. Exclusively for businesses incubated at Cilex.

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[FR Only] Comment trouver de nouveaux clients pour votre entreprise

18 October 2023, 12 to 1 p.m. — Online

Dans un monde concurrentiel en constante évolution, la mise en place de stratégies de prospection et d’acquisition de clients efficaces est au cœur du développement et de la croissance de votre entreprise. Au cours de cette formation, Christan Duval, associé chez LeadLion, vous enseignera des stratégies de prospection concrètes et efficaces pour maximiser l’utilisation de vos données et stimuler vos ventes.

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Sprint of September 2023

26 September 2023, 4 to 6 p.m. — Online

 

It’s nice to have your friends and family say, “Wow, that’s such a good idea,” but are you in need of real constructive criticism before you take the plunge? Come and pitch us your innovative idea, and we’ll help you ask the right questions.​

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[FR Only] Démarrer sa startup : 9 étapes pour partir le feu

18 September 2023, 12 to 1 p.m. — Online (Facebook)

Rejoignez-nous en direct sur Facebook le 18 septembre de 12 à 13 h pour l’atelier exclusif Démarrer sa startup : 9 étapes pour partir le feu.

 

Vous avez une idée de startup? Ne manquez pas cette chance d’apprendre comment la concrétiser. Notre équipe de spécialistes vous guidera à travers les étapes essentielles du démarrage d'une entreprise.

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Individual meetings

with BDC Tech

13 September 2023, 1 to 3 p.m. — Online

 

You have questions regarding your company’s financial planning? Thanks to its partnership with BDC, Cilex can offer you one-hour-long individual meetings with Charles Freifer, account manager for the technology industry at BDC and professional in residence at Cilex.

BDC Tech events are reserved for startups in technological innovation.

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Sprint of July 2023

25 July 2023, 4 to 6 p.m. — Online

 

It’s nice to have your friends and family say, “Wow, that’s such a good idea,” but are you in need of real constructive criticism before you take the plunge? Come and pitch us your innovative idea, and we’ll help you ask the right questions.

Guest entrepreneur: Fred Boulanger, investor and expert in cybersecurity and digital health

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Individual meetings

with BDC Tech

19 July 2023, 1 to 3 p.m. — Online 

 

You have questions regarding your company’s financial planning? Thanks to its partnership with BDC, Cilex can offer you one-hour-long individual meetings with Charles Freifer, account manager for the technology industry at BDC and professional in residence at Cilex.

BDC Tech events are reserved for startups in technological innovation.

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Sprint of May 2023

30 May 2023, 4 to 6 p.m. — Online

It’s nice to have your friends and family say, “Wow, that’s such a good idea,” but are you in need of real constructive criticism before you take the plunge? Come and pitch us your innovative idea, and we’ll help you ask the right questions. This Sprint is organized in collaboration with Export Outaouais.

Guest: Kevin Lanthier, CEO and full-stack developer at Ikarus

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Sprint of March 2023

16 March 2023, 4 to 6 p.m. — Online

It’s nice to have your friends and family say, “Wow, that’s such a good idea,” but are you in need of real constructive criticism before you take the plunge? Come and pitch us your innovative idea, and we’ll help you ask the right questions. This Sprint is organized in collaboration with Export Outaouais.

Guest: Maxim Moreau, cofounder and CTO of CapIntel

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Individual meetings

with BDC Tech

30 November 2022, 1 to 3 p.m. — Hybrid event

 

You have questions regarding your company’s financial planning? Thanks to its partnership with BDC, Cilex can offer you one-hour-long individual meetings with Charles Freifer, account manager for the technology industry at BDC and professional in residence at Cilex.

BDC Tech events are reserved for startups in technological innovation.

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Sprint of November 2022

15 November 2022, 4 to 6 p.m. — Online

It’s nice to have your friends and family say, “Wow, that’s such a good idea,” but are you in need of real constructive criticism before you take the plunge? Come and pitch us your innovative idea, and we’ll help you ask the right questions. This Sprint is organized in collaboration with Export Outaouais.

Guests: Bernard Breton, Adaptiv Networks CEO, and Madeleine Bonneville, exportation advisor for Export Outaouais.

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[FR only] Démarrer sa startup : 

9 étapes pour partir le feu

15 November 2022, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  In person

 

Valider son projet d’affaires est primordial concrétiser son idée en startup réelle. Mais comment s’y prendre? Ton équipe et toi avez quinze mille choses en tête et ne savez pas par quel bout commencer? Participez à cet atelier et on vous montrera comment partir le feu.

Offert en collaboration par Cilex et l’UQO dans le cadre des semaines de l’entrepreneuriat.

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Individual meetings

with BDC Tech

12 October 2022, 1 to 3 p.m. Online

 

You have questions regarding your company’s financial planning? Thanks to its partnership with BDC, Cilex can offer you one-hour-long individual meetings with Charles Freifer, account manager for the technology industry at BDC and professional in residence at Cilex.

BDC Tech events are strictly for startups in technological innovation.

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Lunch & Learn with BDC Tech

12 October 2022, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Hybrid event

 

Thanks to its partnership with BDC, Cilex offers you this virtual workshop on the financing of businesses in the technology industry. The workshop will by hosted by Charles Freifer, account manager for the technology industry at BDC.

BDC Tech events are strictly for startups in technological innovation.

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Sprint of September 2022 

13 September 2022, 4 to 6 p.m. — Online

It’s nice to have your friends and family say, “Wow, that’s such a good idea,” but are you in need of real constructive criticism before you take the plunge? Come and pitch us your innovative idea, and we’ll help you ask the right questions.

Guest: David Chartrand, founder of Novatic

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Sprint of July 2022

19 July 2022, 4 to 6 p.m. — Online

It’s nice to have your friends and family say, “Wow, that’s such a good idea,” but are you in need of real constructive criticism before you take the plunge? Come and pitch us your innovative idea, and we’ll help you ask the right questions.

Guest: Gabriel Laporte, Director of Business Development for Brokrete Inc.

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Individual meetings

with BDC Tech

15 June 2022 — Online

 

You have questions regarding your company’s financial planning? Thanks to its partnership with BDC, Cilex can offer you one-hour-long individual meetings with Martin Paquette, account manager for the technology industry at BDC and professional in residence at Cilex.

BDC Tech events are strictly for startups in technological innovation.

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Individual meetings

with BDC Tech

18 May 2022 — Online

 

You have questions regarding your company’s financial planning? Thanks to its partnership with BDC, Cilex can offer you one-hour-long individual meetings with Martin Paquette, account manager for the technology industry at BDC and professional in residence at Cilex.

BDC Tech events are strictly for startups in technological innovation.

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Sprint of May 2022

12 May 2022, 4 to 6 p.m. — Online

Are you in need of real constructive criticism before you take the entrepreneurial plunge? Come and pitch us your innovative idea, and we’ll help you ask the right questions. This Sprint is organized in collaboration with the Carrefour Jeunesse Emploi de l'Outaouais.

Guests: Jean-Michel Moreau and Vincent Quirion, cofounders of Ecovista

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[FR only] NET 5.0 : L’I.A. dans le virage numérique​

12 May 2022, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. — Online

 

Démystifiez la notion d’intelligence artificielle et son usage dans le cadre d’un virage numérique avec Maha Jazouli, experte en intelligence artificielle et auditrice industrie 4.0 à Cilex.

Atelier donné dans le cadre de l’évènement NET 5.0 organisé par l’Espace-O.

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[FR only] NET 5.0 : Démarrer son virage numérique du bon pied

11 May 2022, 2 to 3 p.m. — Online

 

Surmontez vos défis d’affaires en implantant de nouveaux outils technologiques en entreprise qui permettront un virage numérique optimal. Manuel Patry de Cilex vous aidera à comprendre la maturité numérique, les prérequis de cette transition, les étapes pour y arriver et les partenaires potentiels.

Atelier donné dans le cadre de l’évènement NET 5.0 organisé par l’Espace-O.

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[FR only] NET 5.0 : Le F.R.I.C., un outil financier pour propulser votre virage numérique!

11 May 2022, 1 to 2 p.m. — Online

 

Jean-Daniel Boileau, coordonateur de projet, vous parle du Fonds régional d’innovation commerciale (F.R.I.C.) créé par l’Espace-O pour propulser votre virage numérique. 

Atelier dans le cadre de l’événement NET 5.0 organisé par l’Espace-O.

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[FR only] NET 5.0 : Guide de cybersécurité pour les PME

11 May 2022, 12 to 1 p.m. — Online

 

Renseignez-vous sur les cybermenaces qui planent sur les PME canadiennes et passez en revue les éléments principaux de vos pratiques avec Alan Bernardi, expert senior en innovation et stratégie ainsi qu’auditeur industrie 4.0 chez Cilex.

Atelier donné dans le cadre de l’événement NET 5.0 organisé par l’Espace-O.

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Individual meetings

with BDC Tech

20 April 2022 — Online

 

You have questions regarding your company’s financial planning? Thanks to its partnership with BDC, Cilex can offer you one-hour-long individual meetings with Martin Paquette, account manager for the technology industry at BDC and professional in residence at Cilex.

BDC Tech events are strictly for startups in technological innovation.

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Funding Workshop with BDC Tech

20 April 2022, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. — Online 

 

Thanks to its partnership with BDC, Cilex offers you this virtual workshop on the financing of businesses in the technology industry. The workshop will by hosted by Pierre-Olivier Bernard, director, province of Québec, for the technology industry at BDC.

BDC Tech events are strictly for startups in technological innovation.

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Sprint of March 2022

22 March 2022, 4 to 6 p.m. — Online

 

It’s nice to have your friends and family say, “Wow, that’s such a good idea,” but are you in need of real constructive criticism before you take the plunge? Come and pitch us your innovative idea, and we’ll help you ask the right questions.

Guest: François de Bellefeuille, General Manager of Spiria Gatineau

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Individual meetings

with BDC Tech

17 March 2022 — Online

 

You have questions regarding your company’s financial planning? Thanks to its partnership with BDC, Cilex can offer you one-hour-long individual meetings with Martin Paquette, account manager for the technology industry at BDC and professional in residence at Cilex.

BDC Tech events are strictly for startups in technological innovation.

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Sprint of January 2022

25 January 2022, 4 to 6 p.m. — Online

 

It’s nice to have your friends and family say, “Wow, that’s such a good idea,” but are you in need of real constructive criticism before you take the plunge? Come and pitch us your innovative idea, and we’ll help you ask the right questions.

Guest: Marie-Ange Masson, head of the entrepreneurial cybersecurity course at Polytechnique Montréal

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U HACK;

23 January 2022 — Online

 

Cilex is proud to announce its participation in the first virtual hackathon organized by UQODE, the programming club of the Université du Québec en Outaouais.

Charles Lapointe, innovation catalyst and seasoned entrepreneur, will be at the event to host the seminar Démarrer sa startup : 9 étapes pour partir le feu.‏‏‎

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Sprint of November 2021

23 November 2021, 4 to 6 p.m. — Online

 

It’s nice to have your friends and family say, “Wow, that’s such a good idea,” but are you in need of real constructive criticism before you take the plunge? Come and pitch us your innovative idea, and we’ll help you ask the right questions. This Sprint is organized in collaboration with Export Outaouais.

Guest: Fred Boulanger, Macadamian Founder

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[FR only] Démarrer sa startup : 

9 étapes pour partir le feu

10 November 2021, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. — Hybrid event

 

Valider son projet d’affaires est primordial concrétiser son idée en startup réelle. Mais comment s’y prendre? Ton équipe et toi avez quinze mille choses en tête et ne savez pas par quel bout commencer? Participez à cet atelier et on vous montrera comment partir le feu.

Offert en collaboration par Cilex et l’UQO dans le cadre des semaines de l’entrepreneuriat.

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Sprint of September 2021

14 September 2021, 4 to 6 p.m. — Online

 

It’s nice to have your friends and family say, “Wow, that’s such a good idea,” but are you in need of real constructive criticism before you take the plunge? Come and pitch us your innovative idea, and we’ll help you ask the right questions. This Sprint is organized in collaboration with Export Outaouais.

Guests: Félix Lacasse-Chartrand and Martin Paquette, from BDC

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Sprint of June 2021

15 June 2021, 4 to 6 p.m. — Online

 

It’s nice to have your friends and family say, “Wow, that’s such a good idea,” but are you in need of real constructive criticism before you take the plunge? Come and pitch us your innovative idea, and we’ll help you ask the right questions. This Sprint is organized in collaboration with Export Outaouais.

Guest: Marc Langlois, founder of Accompagnement Financier Marc Langlois

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Sprint of March 2021

16 March 2021, 5 to 7 p.m. — Online

 

It’s nice to have your friends and family say, “Wow, that’s such a good idea,” but are you in need of real constructive criticism before you take the plunge? Come and pitch us your innovative idea, and we’ll help you ask the right questions. This Sprint is organized in collaboration with Export Outaouais.

Guest: Sébastien Giroux, CTO Groupe Nordik

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Sprint of December 2021

15 December 2021, 5 to 7 p.m. — Online

 

It’s nice to have your friends and family say, “Wow, that’s such a good idea,” but are you in need of real constructive criticism before you take the plunge? Come and pitch us your innovative idea, and we’ll help you ask the right questions. This Sprint is organized in collaboration with Export Outaouais.

Guest: Jordan Latourelle, Brokrete founder

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Inno-V

21 November 2020 — Online

 

Organized by Cilex in partnership with the City of Gatineau and in collaboration with In-Sec-M, the Inno-V 2020 virtual event aims to rally the community together to find innovative and technological solutions to the COVID-19 challenges.

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