IMPULSION Innovation Edition – The electric and smart transport event, an international success!
MONTREAL, March 15, 2023 /CNW/ – Propulsion Québec, the Electric and Smart Transportation (EST) Cluster, organized IMPULSION, Innovation Edition, the International Electric and Smart Transportation Summit. The event generated enthusiasm among participants and speakers from all over the world.
Over 1300 participants!
Quebec also confirmed its position as a world leader in the electric and smart transport sector. Over the three days of the event, a series of 40 conferences and workshops addressed the issues facing the entire EST value chain and proposed solutions.
“EST industry themes are strategic for Quebec’s Future and the presence of renowned local and international players show that a carbon neutral world needs the Quebec EST industry. Thanks to Impulsion, over 850 B2B meetings took place. We have created more than just an event, we have created a meeting place so that together we can move faster towards sustainable mobility.” Sarah HoudCEO of Propulsion Quebec
Attendees had the opportunity to discover the latest smart and smart transportation technologies, and over 70 exhibitors were able to share their expertise. In addition, 9 vehicles were presented.
Propulsion Québec welcomes the notable presence of several dignitaries at its event.
The industrial cluster for electrical and intelligent transport had the honor of welcoming 7 ministers to its event along with numerous other ministers Quebec and international officials. Encouraging proof that we are being heard and a sign of the collaboration that is so important to our industry.
“Canada has everything it takes to be a leader in electric and smart transportation. Our government knows that by helping SMEs become more innovative and competitive, and by supporting innovation in technological development, we are laying the foundations for tomorrow’s jobs. Congratulations to the entire Propulsion Québec team on running IMPULSION! By bringing all ecosystem players together, we can see how our transport sector efficiently adapts to become more sustainable.” The Honorable Pascale St-Onge, Member of Parliament for Brome-Missisquoi, Minister for Sports and Minister responsible for IBD
“This event, organized by Propulsion Québec, showcases our renewable energy, electric and smart vehicle sector. Decarbonizing our economy and electrifying our transportation system are top priorities for our government, and we will continue to nurture sectors that strengthen Québec’s position as a leader in sustainable mobility.” Pierre Fitzgibbon, Minister for Economy, Innovation and Energy, Minister responsible for Regional Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Montréal region
“I am very proud that our government took part in this summit, one of the most important events organized as part of the France-Québec Year of Innovation. We share France a strong commitment to the transition to a green economy. I would like to recognize the excellent work done by the Quebec government office Paris has done to promote closer ties by signing an agreement between the transport sectors of France and Quebec of France Agence de l’Innovation pour les Transports, Propulsion Québec and Innovation en énergie électrique (InnovÉ).” Martin BironMinister for International Relations and La Francophonie and Minister responsible for the Status of Women
IMPULSION Innovation Edition was made possible thanks to the financial support of Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions, du ministère de l’Économie, de l’Innovation et de l’Énergie du Québec (MEIE), ministère des Relations Internationales et de la Francophonie, Ministère des Transports et de la mobilité du Québec et du ministère du Tourisme du Québec (MTO), de la City of Montreald’AttriX, partnerGeotab, d’Hydro-Québec et d’InnovÉÉ
About Propulsion Quebec
Quebec’s The Smart and Electric Transportation cluster gathers the entire industry around joint projects for positioning Quebec as a leader in the design and implementation of land transportation systems that promote smart and electric transportation. Founded in 2017, Propulsion Québec has over 270 members from a variety of sectors and deploys its resources across six different working groups to develop and support innovative projects. The cluster receives financial support from the government of Quebec, the government of CanadaCommunauté Métropolitaine de Montréal (CMM), AttriX, Partners, Desjardins, Fasken, Hydro-Québec and Quebecor.
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SOURCE Drive Quebec
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