Mission and objectives

NanoQuébec has become PRIMA Québec since December 2014. Its mission is to support innovation in advanced materials (including nanotechnology) with a view to contributing to sustainable economic growth in Quebec. PRIMA Québec serves as a hub that initiates and guides collaborative activities and provides financial support for technology transfer initiatives.

The main objectives of the organism are the same regarding nanotechnology :


  • Consolidate and strengthen research capabilities
  • Anchor nanotechnology development around major unifying projects
  • Position Quebec as a centre of excellence in nanotechnology


  • Promote and finance innovation in nanotechnology
  • Accelerate the transfer of academic research results to industry
  • Contribute to the training of highly qualified personnel


  • Foster more dynamic interaction between academia and industry
  • Maximize the benefits of investments through sustained cooperation
  • Increase economic growth in Quebec

Your NanoQuébec contact

Sylvie Dufort Operations Manager

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