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Americana Kick-off: all you need to know to start your cleantech journey in Québec
March 27, 2019 to March 27, 2019 - Écotech Québec

Americana Kick-off: all you need to know to start your cleantech journey in Québec

Mark your calendars for a true kick-off for the 2 days ahead at Americana. In only one hour, get a proper overview of who forms the Québec cleantech ecosystem, of what are the province’s priorities in terms of cleantech deployments and adoption, and finally discover the secrets of our panelists on the “how to do business” in the sector. Activity organized by Écotech Québec, in collaboration with the City of Montreal, Invest Québec and Montréal International.


This activity is intended for international companies attending Americana, wishing to propel their business in Québec by demystifying the cleantech ecosystem. 





1. 10h30-10h50 - Quebec cleantech market at a glance                                                           

Écotech Québec 

  1. Quebec cleantech cluster 
  2. Quebec cleantech pure-players panorama


2. 10h50-11h20 - International solutions providers & corporations: What’s in it for you in Québec?

  1. Make Montreal a Sustainable Metropolis: Montréal community sustainable development plan (Natacha Beauchesne, Office of Ecological Transition and Resilience, Ville de Montréal)
  2. Montreal Economic Development Projects related to Cleantech (Samir Touhami, Economic Development Service, Ville de Montréal)
  3. Financing tools for your Cleantech Projects in Québec (Kim Ah-You, Project Manager, Invest Québec)
  4. Acceleration resources for your cleantech start up in Montréal (Nikolaus Hottenroth, Montreal international)


3. 11h20-11h30 - Secrets to tackle opportunities in Québec

All panelists will share one or two secrets with businesses wanting to do business in Québec. They will start their sentences with

  1. "I strongly advise you to ..."
  2. "I strongly advise against ...”
  3. "Do not forget to ..."
  4. "Use the services of ..."




Palais des Congrès de Montréal

1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle

Montréal, QC H2Z 1H5




March 27thy, 2019: 10h30 - 11h30



Free activity, registration required

Case # 1: You do not have a badge yet to enter the Americana Exhibition.

Sign up on this page below, and we will create a badge for you to enter the Fair for free thanks to our partnership with Réseau Environnnement! All you have to do is pick it up at reception at the Palais des Congrès.


Case # 2: You already have your badge to enter the Americana Showroom.

Use your badge to enter the Exhibition Hall and find us in the Business Hub.