Global Innovation Challenge 2023 Water measurement technologies – call for applications

Global Innovation Challenge 2023 Water measurement technologies – call for applications

Last day to register: June 30th


The Ports authorities of Montréal, Québec and Trois-Rivières are joining forces to solve common challenges related to the protection and management of water on their territories. Together, they are seeking to carry out a demonstration and technological integration project aimed at improving the performance of runoff water quality monitoring techniques in order to create a cleaner and more sustainable future.


– Companies developing high-growth potential technology and/or business models, seeking a customer or strategic partner.
– Companies in the seed, Series A, and Series B funding stages.
– Companies that have been in existence for at least two years.
– Companies with a minimum of three employees.
– Companies with a product or service at Technology Readiness Level 5 (TRL 5) or higher.
– Geographic locations: North America + targeted European ecosystems.
– Languages: Fluency in French or English is required.
– If selected, the founder or CEO of the company must be available between August and December 2023 for discussions with the three ports (virtual mode, estimated duration of 15 hours per month).


– Visibility and exposure to potential customers beyond the three Canadian ports.
– Opportunity to develop a strategic partnership with key market leaders.
– Collection of feedback from each port to help refine and improve your solution.
– Exposure to other markets to potentially expand your customer base.
– Access to port infrastructure and field experts.
– Access to a network of partners in research, development, manufacturing, and engineering.
– Support for the development of your technology and the growth of your business.
– Opportunity to present your company and technology in front of a jury composed of executives, experts, entrepreneurs, and investors.
– Recognition for participating in the challenge and opportunity to present your solution to a wider audience.