Québec’s Economic Strategy for 2017-2022


Premier of Quebec, Philippe Couillard:

“Our goal is ambitious, but achievable, and by 2022, we want to position Quebec as one of the top 10 leaders of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in terms of research and innovation. We intend to become one of the most innovative regions in the world, recognized as fertile ground for talent, ideas and solutions to the great challenges of our time. ”

2017-2022 Strategy:

“In total, the government will spend $ 5.4 billion on research and innovation over the next five years.”

“Inspirational projects” … These three objectives are implemented through support for “inspirational projects”, new research and innovation projects focusing on specific missions, particularly representative of the potential of promising niches or having the ability to address societal challenges. ”

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