Artificial Intelligence Innovation Program (PIIA)

Artificial Intelligence

Innovation Program


Our Partner

Maximize your chances of funding your artificial intelligence innovation project!

The Artificial Intelligence Innovation Program (PIIA) is an opportunity for Quebec companies to get financial support for their artificial intelligence innovation R&D.

Did you know?


Quebec’s rich and dynamic ecosystem brings together more than 800 researchers, internationally renowned universities, and high-profile multinationals in AI research and development.

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Quebec ranks 7th in the world in artificial intelligence, based on the 2021 Tortoise Global AI Index.

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From 2017 to 2021, Quebec funded $800 million in research and investment in companies.

Funded projects

Since 2019, PROMPT has financially supported:


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Since 2019, 38 companies have collaborated with 18 public research partners to consolidate Quebec’s position as a global hub in AI innovation. An additional $4.9 million came from the Government of Quebec for innovation in artificial intelligence.

Meet three entrepreneurs who’ve benefited from project funding and PROMPT’s support.

Jean-Marc Patenaude​

PDG Laplace Insights​

“The whole funding application process is very complex and requires a lot of work. Nicolas (Nicolas Bergeron, PROMPT’s Director of AI Programs) guided and supported us every step of the way. As an entrepreneur, you want to move and get things done, but you don't always know how. PROMPT is a real facilitator in the funding process.”

Nathalie Myara

Co-founder and CEO of Eduplan Solutions

“After all, PROMPT helped us to better understand and prepare our grant application to the Ministry of Economy and Innovation. This was a decisive and essential step in this social innovation project that is close to my heart! Thank you to their teams!”

Ralph François

Founder of Reelcruit

“PROMPT gives us big visibility in the AI ecosystem, and as a new player in the market, this has a lot of value for Reelcruit!”

Ready to start your AI funding application?

September 8, 10:00 to 11:00 AM

Our AI Account Manager will walk you through the filing process to maximize your chances of securing funding.

In partnership with the Ministry of Economy and Innovation, PROMPT is launching a call for projects for the PIIA’s ENVERGURE and SME tracks. Personalized support increases the chances of obtaining funding for your project from the MEI. Gain funding of up to $350,000 per project from the SME track and up to $1,500,000 from the ENVERGURE track.

Application closing date:

Submit your application before October 15, 2022!

Think your project is eligible for funding?

Save your spot today!

Register for our free webinar, presented by our PIIA expert Alexandre Dion. Hear about the program and determine if your project is eligible. You’ll benefit from a detailed presentation of the program’s terms and conditions and get answers to all your questions.

Alexandre Dion

Your expert

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