Québec EPIX is a wide network of stakeholders in the sectors of video games, animation, special effects and immersive and multimedia experience creation in the greater Québec City region. This collaboration and mobilization nexus is driven by a common desire to innovate, grow and establish the local technocreative industry.
Through various projects and activities, Québec EPIX allows businesses of all sizes to bring together their vision and skills in implementing collaboration, exchange and partnership initiatives in order to:
In doing so, Québec EPIX aims to boost international recognition and economic benefits of the regional industry, as well as increase business and innovation synergies with ecosystem partners.
To provide the best business support, Québec EPIX takes action by focusing on outstanding cooperation within Québec City’s digital arts and interactive entertainment sectors and contributes to make the greater Québec City region recognized as a unique and distinctive excellence hub in these sectors.
Develop and share knowledge to grow companies and industry
Québec EPIX supports business development by supporting the acquisition of skills in strategic management and entrepreneurial growth, and facilitating access to sources of financing adapted to the different stages of development. The cluster creates knowledge transfer opportunities and gives access to a crucial network during the internatiopnal development process by providing training and organizing networking activities.
Showcasing local businesses’ capabilities to give them global recognition.
Québec EPIX organizes activities focused on the promotion and visibility of businesses. From hosting world-class events and organizing local and international missions to receiving specialized journalists, every effort is made in order to demonstrate local talent and secure stakeholders’ position on target markets.
Working together to go even further.
Québec EPIX initiates, coaches and supports projects that facilitate collaboration and networking, mainly for monitoring, innovation and R&D purposes. By implementing different activities to support these projects at every stage, the cluster strives to reach outstanding results and achievements that give the greater Québec City region a chance to stand out.
Québec EPIX stands out by contributing to many projects and achievements that draw on stakeholders’ and partners’ expertise. The results highlight the innovative force in the greater Québec City area and supports the region’s visibility, at home and abroad.
From March 18 to 22, 2019, four Québec International representatives headed for San Francisco to attend the Game Developers Conference, which set a new attendance record this year with 29,000 participants. Many Québec City professionals also took part in this key event in the video game industry, where Quebec talent was recognized in more than one occasion.
Sponsored by Québec EPIX and winner of an IEDC Golden Award as an entrepreneurship support initiative, CATAPULTE is an acceleration program for young independent video game studios. After presenting their project to a jury composed of industry experts, the winners receive a grant, support and coaching throughout the creation and launch of their video game.
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