A collection of innovation-oriented organizations



More than half of our members are from the private sector


from the private sector

Spread across 9 different regions in


Quebec cities

TMQ has also built a robust network of collaborators in Quebec, Canada and in


different countries

These multiple connections help accelerate the execution of projects and the development of new markets.


OUR sectors of activities

Marine Bioresources and Biotechnologies

Biotechnology is the application of scientific and engineering principles to the processing of materials by means of biological agents to produce goods and services. Marine biotechnology is defined as the industrial use of resources that are of marine origin.

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Maritime Transportation

Le transport maritime s’intègre dans un ensemble d’activités économiques d’importation, d’exportation, de circulation interne de marchandises qui transitent entre les expéditeurs et les destinataires finaux. Le transport maritime au Québec, comprend le transport de marchandises, le transport de passagers avec d’importantes activités de tourisme fluvial, dont les croisières internationales, les croisières d’excursions, les activités nautiques, les services de traversier et de desserte pour les collectivités éloignées (SODES, 2012).L’activité générée par le secteur maritime contribue considérablement au développement économique du Québec.

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Marine Technologies

The marine technologies sector is vast and its potential is enormous. Advanced technologies specific to the marine sector such as smart buoys, sonars and professional diving equipment are used alongside others that have broader applications (including maritime) such as for navigation and communication systems, geomatics or data computing.

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Marine Technologies

Upcoming events



Ocean Hackathon 2020

9 to 11 October 2020   |   Rimouski, Québec

Ocean Hackathon® is an initiative by Campus mondial de la mer which encourages sharing, the use of new digital technologies and an entrepreneurial spirit. The resultant projects enhance the value of marine and maritime data, often by repurposing it. Data providers focus their efforts on improving data accessibility and comprehension and are involved in coaching participants throughout the event. Since it was first launched in 2016, Ocean Hackathon® has brought together a new community around the ocean and digital environments. Originally based in Brest, it was extended in 2019 to other venues in France and beyond. Ocean Hackathon® will be held simultaneously in nineteen cities in 2020: Ancona, Boulogne-sur-mer, Brest, Cadiz, Cardiff, Cartagena, Castellon, Champs-sur-Marne, Deshaies, La Rochelle, Le Havre, México, Nantes, Rimouski, Saint-Jean-de-Luz, Saint-Malo, Sète, Split and Toulon.
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Sea Tech Week 2020 – Virtual

12 to 16 October 2020   |   Brest, France

For more than 20 years in Brest (France), Sea Tech Week® has forged and strengthened international collaboration and business in marine science and technology. The virtual Sea Tech Week® will continue to be a cross-disciplinary platform bringing together researchers, businesses, representative from institutions and students. The virtual Sea Tech Week® is organized by the Campus mondial de la mer community (Bretagne, France), which will share its expertise in marine research and innovation. Especially, the core theme of the 12th edition will be: “Observation: from seabed to space”. You’ll be able to participate in all the moments of Sea Tech Week® wherever you are in the World.
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Canadian Seafood Show 2020

27 to 28 October 2020   |   Montréal, Québec

The Canadian Seafood Show has the distinction of being Canadian’s first seafood show. This edition, which takes place in Montreal, will show off Canada’s seafood industry  to the world. The international component provides an opportunity for Canadian buyers  to meet with suppliers from visiting countries and discover new products and new flavours. Technology will be showcase  with a section reserved for packaging, weighing and processing equipment etc. Informative conferences will be offered on subjects including  sustainable, eco-responsible fishing, stock renewal and traceability.
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