Our water resources are under threat due to climate change.  Water is life. Québec is leading the way for sustainable solutions.

Are you ready to Take AquaAction? We are ready to help you deploy your solution in the municipal market.

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Everything you need to know about AquaEntrepreneur, the Journey, the connection with municipalities...and more!!



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Everything you need to know about AquaEntrepreneur, the Journey, the connection with municipalities...and more!!

About Aqua Entrepreneur Québec

AquaAction, in partnership with the Ministère de l’Économie, de l'Innovation et de l'Énergie (MEI) and IVÉO, is accelerating the deployment of water technology solutions across municipalities in the province of Quebec.


The objective: To accelerate the deployment of innovative water solutions in the municipal market.


What we offer

Business acceleration and commercialization of your solution - personalized coaching (commercial, technical, legal and expert mentoring) with the goal of matching you with a municipality to implement your pilot project.

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How does it work?

Submit your application

Pitch your idea

Selection of candidates

Phase 1: Coaching & municipal matching

Phase 2: Deployment of selected pilot projects with municipalities

Eligibility criteria for companies

Registered at REQ + head office in Quebec

Works in the water management and targets the municipal market

Minimum of two individuals involved in the business


My participation in the program helped me to make my pilot project a reality, thanks to the excellent coaching I received from business experts and the program organizers.




Meet the 1st Cohort

Cohorte 1

Cohort 1 began a major phase on August 26, 2022.  The 6 firms were selected following their pitch on July 26. The networking between the coaches and the companies is currently in progress. The business coaching phase will begin in September.


Smartrek offers a device to detect leaks in the drinking water distribution network. 

Clean Nature 

Clean Nature offers an innovative smart decision-making tool that allows for more efficient distribution of road salt in winter. 

Hoola One 

Hoola One offers technological solutions to remove plastic pollution from beach environments.

Watershed monitoring

Watershed offers a water management platform from source to tap. 


EMO3 offers a modular ozonation unit for small and medium-sized municipalities.  


O-TECH offers an in situ collection and treatment system for septic tank waste.

Timeline : Cohort 1

Autumn 2022

Autumn 2022

Phase 1 Acceleration

Business coaching for the municipal market

Winter-Spring 2023

Winter-Spring 2023

Phase 2 : Projects are implemented

Projects are implemented in the municipality

For More Information

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