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IT Services and software development: a thriving sector in Montréal

Greater Montréal is a global hub in information technology that boasts a diversified economy focused on knowledge and innovation. It features the most competitive operating costs among major metropolitan regions in Canada and the United States, while providing a business-friendly environment for companies choosing to establish in the region.

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IT workers
in Canada for university research funding
Top 5
for the concentration of tech jobs (US and Canada)
profiles with software development-related skills

Choosing Montréal to develop your business means taking advantage of a cutting-edge technological ecosystem.

Montréal can count on a pool of highly qualified talent, cutting-edge industries, and strong expertise, notably in artificial intelligence (AI), to support its technological sector. It ranks first in the country in terms of funding for university research, with $1.6B invested annually.

  1. A highly qualified and bilingual workforce
  2. High-calibre universities and training programs adapted to the needs of businesses
  3. A diverse ecosystem, with world leaders including in visual effects, virtual reality, and AI
  4. The most competitive operating costs of the 20 largest cities in Canada and the United States
  5. Attractive incentives: up to 30% of eligible salaries and expenses

They chose Montréal

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