- Opening scheduled for 2025_

A UNIQUE ENTREPRENEURIAL INNOVATION SPACE in the heart of downtown montreal

We foster connections among key players in the business world to create an ecosystem that is conducive to entrepreneurship and success.

We help new and innovative companies during their start-up and growth phases so that they can prosper.

We have cultivated a strong and dynamic community, where innovative ideas spring to life.

Press release – March 31, 2023

Press release – December 14, 2023

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WHAT AX-C SPACE HAS TO OFFER

The Ax-C space will bring together the main players in Quebec’s technological innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem. Specifically, it will host organizations providing essential services for the development of startups. This multifunctional space will offer:

  • A meeting place for various events.
  • Collaborative workspaces.
  • Specialized infrastructure and laboratories.
  • An active community passionate about innovations and technologies.

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Become a tenant

FOUR TYPES OF TENANTS

Startups, organizations providing services dedicated to technological entrepreneurship, companies with a research and innovation lab, and accelerators and incubators will be the main members of the Ax-C space community.

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NPOS, CORPORATE PARTNERS, AND ACCELERATORS/INCUBATORS

Contact us at genevieve.leclerc@etsmtl.ca

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STARTUPS

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR STARTUPS:

  • The startup’s decision-making headquarters and the majority of permanent jobs must be in Quebec.
  • Must have a technological and innovative product.
  • Must have the ambition and a business model with the potential for international commercialization.
  • Development stage: early stage phase (approx. 1-3 years) or growth phase (approx. 3-5 years).
  • Must be able to obtain a reference from an incubator, accelerator, key player in the Quebec innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem, or a venture capital fund investing in the pre-startup and startup stages.
  • Additional asset: a company with a social or environmental impact that adopts inclusive, responsible, and sustainable management practices.

Learn more about our offers and rental rates in this brochure.

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APPLICATION SUBMISSION FOR STARTUPS:

Startups wishing to become tenants have until October 31 to submit their application. We will contact you with our decision after this date. If you meet all the criteria mentioned above and wish to become a tenant, please click the following link to fill out the form:

I meet these criteria and wish to apply.

WHAT WE OFFER

CLASS A Infrastructure

Attractive premises, either shared or private. An international-calibre playing field for invention, brainstorming and events organization.


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Technological support

Mentorship provided by renowned entrepreneurs and experts. Access to state-of-the-art prototyping equipment and laboratories for testing innovative concepts.

Research and funding support

Privileged access to funding programs and investment sources.

Open innovation

The best expression of collective intelligence. Proximity to large corporations and SMEs to accelerate the deployment of innovations.

Location

In the heart of downtown Montreal with direct access to public transportation.

Infrastructure

100,000 square feet in a LEED, BOMA, and Well-certified building.

Amenities

Showers, fitness center, and food court directly accessible from the building.

About

OUR VISION

Ax-C is the ideal destination for creating innovative solutions to meet the needs of industry, markets and society as a whole.

OUR MISSION

To provide high growth potential technology startups with an inspiring, inclusive and world-class space to grow. To bring together key players within a unique ecosystem for the stimulation, support and commercialization of innovations, both locally and internationally.

With funding from

Quebec
Canada
Montreal

Created by ÉTS for the community of innovative entrepreneurs.

JOIN AX-C

Media inquiries: contact olivier.audet@etsmtl.ca

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