Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) encourages the development of Montréal business communities by directly assisting this region’s businesses with their projects. CED also helps the organizations that support those businesses.
Montréal boasts numerous educational and research institutions and many international organizations and head offices. It is based on a diversified economy with a well-developed commercial sector, a dynamic cultural industry and a manufacturing sector consisting of businesses in high value-added industries such as life sciences, aerospace, ICT and multimedia. Financial services and professional services complete the economic profile of the territory.
Tel.: 514-283-2500 – 1-855-814-4111
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Our regional partners
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- PME Montréal
The PME MTL network fosters local economic activity by promoting entrepreneurship and employment throughout Montréal.
- SDE Ville-Marie
- Développement économique Saint-Laurent
- Centech (Centre de l’entrepreneurship technologique) - (french only)
Assists entrepreneurs in setting up their technology firm, from idea conception to commercialization.
Strategic think tank created in 2006 that groups all the major decision makers in Quebec's aerospace sector, including companies, educational and research institutions, associations and unions.
- Montréal International
Acts as an economic driver for Greater Montréal to attract foreign wealth while accelerating the success of its partners and clients.
- Service d’aide à l’exportation de la Chambre de commerce de l’Est de Montréal (CCEM)
- Youth Employment Services
Support at the pre-startup and startup stages of a business through information services to prepare a business plan or gain access to funding.
Tél. : 514-878-9788
- Centre d'entreprises et d'innovation de Montréal (CEIM)
Offers services according to a flexible formula of business support, search for funding and ad hoc consultation in order to improve entrepreneurs’ performance during the startup and expansion phases of their business.
- RESO (Regroupement économique et social du Sud-Ouest)
- Montreal Tourism
Services to promote Montreal as a destination for tourists and a host for visitors and guidance in the development of tourism products.
- Service d’aide aux jeunes entrepreneurs Montréal Métro (SAJE)
Support services for entrepreneurs at the startup stage or in a period of growth. Offers information, coaching, support, guidance, training and search for funding services.
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