The Québec City region is a hotspot for information and communication technologies

Are you passionate about the field of technology and everything digital? Welcome to Québec City, a region in which information and communication technologies (ICT) companies abound. Here you will find an environment full of talent, innovators, entrepreneurs and researchers who are growing this industry together.

Take a look at the expertise and research centres that make ICTs one of the region’s economic engines and help it hold a leadership position in North America.

Information and communications technologies

Key figures about Québec City’s ICT sector

Data: Québec International, 2016

  • 15,060 jobs

    9,510 direct jobs

  • 412


  • $2B

    in sales

  • 4.1%

    of the regional GDP

Varied and creative expertise

Designers, artists, developers, designers, researchers, entrepreneurs or ICT professionals... Find out about the different areas of expertise, and the fields in which professionals from this expanding sector in Québec City put their know-how into practice.


The IT and communications industry is always evolving. To keep up the pace, you need high-tech infrastructures, skills and a lot of ingenuity. Québec City has everything to help you stay ahead. How about that?

To tell you more about it:

  • Simon Perreault, Senior Director of Engineering, LogMeIn
  • Martin Rivest, Director, Thales Research & Technology

Video games and digital content creation

The video game and digital content creation field is very prolific in Québec. There are a large number of local and international companies ready to work with hosting services, programmers, testers, game designers, screenwriters, designers, coordinators, etc. Learn how they all work together to advance and experience the 10th art in the provincial capital region.

Here are some of the digital creation companies located in Québec City:

Software, web development, big data and IT services

If you’re looking for companies that are experts in big data, software or web development and IT services, Québec City is full of them. There are several international firms that have come to settle in Québec City, and others were founded here. 

Here is a list of some of these companies:

State-of-the-art research centres

The region is also fertile ground for research centres in information and communication technologies. Here are a few:

  • Centre en imagerie numérique et médias interactifs (CIMMI) 
  • Centre de recherche en données massives de l’Université Laval (CRDM) 
  • Institut national d’optique (INO) 

Are you interested in learning more about the subject? Visit our information and communications technologies research page.

Our technology incubator-accelerator: LE CAMP

Did you know that Québec City has its own technology incubators to help start-ups? Québec International’s LE CAMP is one of them.

Located in Québec City’s Saint-Roch district, it houses technological startups where a team of experts supports and advises them during their various stages of development.

Have you started a technology company or do you need some advice to accelerate your startup's growth? Ask for help and become a camper!

Do you need more information? Visit the LE CAMP website.

Contact us today!

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