Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) encourages the development of Bas-Saint-Laurent business communities by directly assisting this region's businesses with their projects. CED also helps the organizations that support those businesses.
Bas-Saint-Laurent region covers a territory that encompasses some 100 municipalities boasting, among other things, educational institutions, research centres and an important tourism industry. It is primarily composed of manufacturing firms in the metals, resource processing (forestry, agriculture, peat) and ICTs sectors. Marine and public services complete the economic profile of the territory.
Tel.: 418-722-3282 – 1-800-463-9073
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- Community Futures Development Corporations (CFDCs) - Bas-Saint-Laurent
Matapédia CFDC (in French only)
Matane Region CFDC (in French only)
Tel. : 418-562-3171
Mitis CFDC (in French only)
De la Neigette CFDC (in French only)
Tel. : 418-735-2514
Des Basques CFDC (in French only)
Tel. : 418-851-3172
Rivière-du-Loup CFDC (in French only)
Tel. : 418-867-4272
Témiscouata CFDC (in French only)
Tel. : 418-899-0808
Kamouraska CFDC (in French only)
Tel. : 418-856-3482
Facilitate the economical development of Quebec's maritime region by meeting the needs for innovation, transfer and consulting services in ocean mapping in the marine resources, sciences and technologies niche.
Tel.: 418 725-1732
Carried out more than 250 projects involving applied research, technical assistance and information distribution for, or in partnership with, the Canadian marine sector.
Support the industrial growth of the marine biotechnology sector through research, development and technology transfer for life sciences.
Committed to help increase the competitiveness and innovativeness of companies in the bioproducts industry and to promote economic diversity in rural communities by offering the following services.
Tel.: 418-856-5917 - 1 888 229-2808
Tel.: 418-867-1272 - 1 800 563-5268
With sustainable development in mind, offers forest product processing enterprises scientific and technical assistance, watch and technology transfer services and customized applied research and training services.
The purpose of this organization is to develop advanced technology products and production processes. It offers enterprises consulting services and a computer-integrated manufacturing development laboratory.
Support the development of marine science, technology and biotechnology sectors in Quebec by ensuring its national and international exposure and this, while providing value-added services to its members and supporting for long-term priority projects.
Marketing of North Shore, Lower St Lawrence, Gaspé and Magdalen Islands tourism products on international markets.
Helps foster economic development in the Lower St. Lawrence area by supporting the SMEs within the eight RCMs, in terms of development, innovation, marketing and export.
Tel.: 418-724-1565 – 1-800-511-3382 (1574)
CLD de la Matapédia inc.
MRC de Témiscouata
CLD de la région de Rivière-du-Loup
CLD des Basques
CLD du Kamouraska
CLD la Mitis
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