Cleantech Innovation Zone and Community
Based in Montreal, Cycle Central is an innovation hub and community of entrepreneurs, researchers, investors, and industrial partners dedicated to clean technologies.
Our members and partners are united by one mission: developing and deploying innovative solutions to the major environmental challenges facing humanity. We are convinced that innovation is essential to transform the way we move, consume energy, and travel.
Whether you are an entrepreneur, a researcher, an investor, or a large company, Cycle Central is the perfect place to innovate in a way that will solve climate change and contribute to the climate revolution we are experiencing. We offer resources, expertise, and support to accelerate technological innovation in the areas of energy efficiency and resource optimization, green chemistry, and urban tech.
Headquartered in Montreal and anchored in two complementary locations and clusters, Cycle Central is the true epicenter of collaboration in the cleantech ecosystem. It is also a one-stop shop that offers many services for companies, startups, and research institutions to foster the emergence of technological solutions and innovative projects.
The global context is forcing companies to make major changes to reduce greenhouse gases and optimize resources. As the global market for clean technologies reaches nearly $3 trillion, Cycle Central is actively contributing to Montreal, Quebec, and Canada’s efforts to :
Develop and commercialize innovative solutions
Accelerate their growth
Foster collaboration within the ecosystem
Maximize economic and social benefits and promote the Montreal, Quebec, and Canadian ecosystem abroad
The Cycle Central Innovation Zone is a strategic project that will channel the strengths and potential of this growing ecosystem while attracting new innovative technology companies to Montreal.
One city, one innovation zone
Two complementary points of service in the same city: that’s what Cycle Central proposes, with the ambition of making Montreal, Quebec, and Canada world leaders in clean technologies.
Southwest of Montreal
Located in the Bonaventure sector of downtown Montreal, this hub is the meeting point for entrepreneurs, investors, startups, and researchers to accelerate innovation and collaborate.
This hub offers a unique incubation and innovation acceleration space that includes the following:
East of Montreal
This hub is located in an industrial zone and is the meeting point for entrepreneurs, industrial partners, and industry workers. Cycle Central allows the scaling of technological solutions and the realization of collaborative innovation projects. The cluster provides access to:
The Cycle Central Innovation Zone is a tightly woven community of entrepreneurs, researchers, investors, and businesses innovating to enable change in collaboration with citizens and policymakers. We aim to become the most important hub where those who want progress towards a sustainable future converge. Join us!