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Right now, OSSimTech is riding a wave of success. And just like with surfing, a company must always stay a little ahead of the wave to avoid going backward or losing the moment. We are therefore focussing on the field’s current opportunities and transformations to achieve our goals.
– André Blain, President of OSSimTech

Founded in 2013 in Montreal by two engineers, André Blain and Ngoc Huynh, OSSimTech develops simulators specialized in open surgery, which use virtual reality and haptic force feedback for personalized training of surgeons.

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In terms of business intelligence, Croesus is renowned for our superior capabilities in client data management. Even with clients we’ve had for twenty years, we can handle and present all the company’s financial information in one place, in a very intelligent and instructive way.
– Sylvain Simpson, President of Croesus

Since 1987, Croesus has been providing sophisticated wealth management solutions to financial institutions across North America. Nearly 10,000 investment professionals use their platform to collectively manage over $900 billion in assets.

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Squeeze dreamed of animating all styles of characters, from very cartoonish to very realistic. We wanted to offer our know-how to elite global partners. We were in a position to present an exceptional solution because we not only have incredible talent in Quebec, but also great incentives because of the quality of our work.
– Denis Doré, President and co-founder of Squeeze

Denis, along with Patrick Beaulier, Squeeze’s Creative Director, founded the company in 2011 with the intention of creating a 3D animation studio that would spawn larger-than-life stories and characters. “We wanted to create a product made in Quebec City [j1] that would hold it’s own against the biggest players in the industry,” explains Denis. “Just because we’re small, doesn’t mean we can’t succeed around the world.”

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You only need to look at how the climate is behaving right now to know that turning towards renewable energy sources is non-negotiable. A company should fight for the causes that deserve its attention and inspire the community to get involved too. In any case, it’s when you do what you’re passionate about that you succeed.
– Lennie Moreno, CEO of Sofdesk
Quebec leader in solar panel installation and roofing solutions.

Upon my arrival at Sofdesk on a rainy morning, I am met with a warm welcome. Lennie shows me around while recounting, with his charismatic smile and contagious energy, how the space has transformed since his company’s creation in 2013.

His 24-member team can enjoy various fun additions to their workplace: popcorn machine, foosball table, punching bag, indoor hockey and cold beer. The loft is also equipped with a retractable Murphy bed, where the founder spent his nights when Sofdesk first entered the business world…

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Our products record vital signs in contexts that used to be difficult. We truly feel we’re contributing to the evolution of science by making it possible to take measurements in real life, not just in clinics or labs. I look forward to seeing the first big scientific discoveries that will come from what we’re doing.
– Pierre-Alexandre Fournier, Co-founder and President of Hexoskin

Hexoskin, founded in Montreal in 2006 by Pierre-Alexandre and Jean-François Roy, is a connected health company whose mission is to record personal health data and make the information accessible and useful.

With 25 employees, this expert in smart clothing offers equipment, software and services across the globe, including France, Japan and Australia.

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Our data universe is very precise because we choose only credible and validated sources. This is especially pertinent in our current era of fake news and information overload.
We help our clients eliminate all the noise created by the masses of information they receive, and identify what is most relevant to them.
– François Aird, President of CEDROM SNi

With revenues around $20M, CEDROM SNi not only offers databases, but a media monitoring system as well. The company facilitates enlightened decisionmaking for around 500 businesses and a clientele of libraries who subscribe to their main platforms: Eureka (North America) and Europresse (Europe).

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CEIM is a proud founding partner of technopolys, a movement spearheaded by companies, universities, research centres, and associations in the ICT sector and aiming to showcase our most prestigious technology companies.

We are particularly proud of our innovations and creativity and believe that, by speaking with a single voice, we will be better positioned to increase Quebec’s international recognition as a bastion of digital innovation.

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With over 900 exhibitors and 345 000 visitors (fans, professionals and journalists alike) expected in Cologne, Germany next week, Gamescom is indisputably one of the world’s largest events for computer and video games.

As such, it has become a must-go-to event for all those wishing to promote their products, share their expertise and explore new markets. That’s all very well, provided that you get the chance to go there in the first place!

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By Benoit Labbé (TechnoMontreal)
Frederic-Bastien

When we first implemented our products, we were ahead of the entire market by at least one or two years. Another key element to mnubo’s competitive edge is our expertise in mobile networks, the Internet of Things and big data. We have an excellent understanding of the technology and related issues for our clients.
– Frédéric Bastien, CEO and cofounder of mnubo

mnubo creates smart data management and analysis software for manufacturers of various types of connected devices. With their advanced real-time analytics, strategic information and enriched applications, mnubo transforms objects into smart objects. This represents a huge potential for their clients, who range from robot developers to producers of heating devices like Stelpro. mnubo helps them to improve their products and processes by making use of the data gathered by their own machines.

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By Benoit Labbé (TechnoMontreal)
philippe-morin

We’re proud of having delivered Outlast, which was an immediate success, without exceeding our budget and while conserving our independence. Sony and Microsoft showed an interest in offering the game with their consoles and the game was very well received, so its distribution was quite simple after that.
– Philippe Morin, President of Red Barrels 

Just over a month after the launch of their last game, these Montreal specialists in spine-chilling games are taking some time to let their next idea percolate, wanting to develop something new, with a different tone. “We’re going to have fun animating rainbows and Care Bears now…” jokes Philippe Morin, President of Red Barrels.

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