A free online program that helps graduate students, postdocs and researchers in STEM or social sciences explore entrepreneurship.

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Quebec Scientific
Entrepreneurship Program

Are you curious about entrepreneurship but don’t know where to start? The QcSE program offers a safe space to learn the fundamentals of entrepreneurship, frame your research through an entrepreneurial lens, and explore its real-life applications beyond academia. 

Tony Wang, PhD student in Experimental Medicine, QcSe Graduate


Hear from a scientist who explored entrepreneurship and never looked back.

Kashif completed the program to assess applications of his research in the market.

Join our Community.

Join our open events to learn more about emerging technologies, innovation best practices and insights from leaders around the globe.


Explore our startup library

Access our online library for innovative tools and frameworks to build a startup.

“The QcSE program presents an exciting option for academics to see their laboratory work have real-world impact through their mastery of entrepreneurial skills.”

Rémi Quirion, Chief Scientist of Québec.

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  • Expected boom of health and life sciences startups
    The startup community is booming in the health and life sciences sectors.
  • From Lab to Market
    Developing immediate solutions and long-term plans for rebuilding the Quebec economy.
  • Closing the gender gap in STEM startups
    A new wave of women scientists venture into entrepreneurship