Garage&co is an innovation hub dedicated to Hardtech technologies

The hardtech renaissance is in full swing... and Garage is leading the way. We're creating the ideal conditions for the development and growth of hardtech startups in Canada. 

Services for startups

We collaborate with a vast network of manufacturers, designers, engineers, laboratories, academic institutions, investors and legal professionals to create the ideal ecosystem for reducing the risks associated with hardtech development.

Help to create your first product

Our approach to design goes beyond the object. Our team of experts works with you to develop a holistic approach to the customer experience.

Product strategy

Our coaches work with you to identify the value proposition and market segments.

Specifications

Our experts will help you design a complete specification.
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Rapid prototyping for your hardtech project

Our goal is to accompany you from functional prototype to a marketable micro-series. Our team performs a diagnostic of your product to shorten your iterative loops, so that your customers can test as quickly as possible.

Electronic circuits

We put you in touch with experts who can help you design and produce micro-series of electronic circuits

3D printing

Before doing plastic injection, it's worth testing your designs with 3D printing.
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Protect your intellectual property

We help you protect your ideas and creations with our subject matter experts, who will help you file patents and avoid intellectual property rights violations.

IP Strategy

Whether it's patents or other forms of protection, we can help you find the best way to protect your business.

Risk assessment

We can help you assess the risks of intellectual property infringement associated with your product and your business.
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Find the financing you need

We work with you to find the best sources of funding for your startup, in the form of equity, loans and grants.

Public funding

There are many government programs that can help you finance your business. We can help you prepare your file for acceptance.

Private investments

We are here to help you prepare your pitch deck to present your company in a convincing way.
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Accelerate your growth and increase your sales

The best financing is still sales. We work with you to develop a marketing strategy and business model that really sets you apart.

Marketing strategy

We can help you develop a marketing strategy that meets your business needs and allows you to reach your target audience.

Sales process

We can help you identify the most effective marketing channels for your business, such as social media, email marketing, natural or paid search, and more.
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Optimize your finances to grow your business

We help you manage your cash flow, develop cost reduction strategies and optimize the profitability of your business.

Cash management

We develop accurate financial forecasts and effective cash flow management policies to ensure your company's short and long-term financial health.

Cost reduction

We identify unnecessary costs, optimize purchasing, reduce labor costs and implement more efficient processes to reduce your overall expenses.
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Investor Services

Investing in hardtech startups can be complex. We offer services designed to help you make informed decisions and maximize your opportunities.

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Financial robbery

Assess the viability and profitability of hardtech startups with our expert advice. Reduce risk and invest with confidence in promising projects.

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Access to qualified companies

Benefit from exclusive access to the most promising startups we have selected and supported. Benefit from investment opportunities that are well prepared and ready to take the next step.

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Strategic partnerships

We facilitate partnerships between startups and financial institutions to strengthen your investments. These strategic collaborations support the growth of innovative companies and maximize your opportunities.

For companies

We help our customers seize emerging opportunities in deep tech and support them at every stage of their innovation journey.

Identifying opportunities in hardtech

Identify future trends over 3, 5 or 10 years to align your strategy with the transformations taking place in your sector.

Hardtech innovation consulting

Accelerate the development of innovative R&D products with our technical support and practical prototyping advice.

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Open innovation programs

Take part in co-development programs between startups and major corporations to stimulate innovation and the adoption of new technologies.

Technology watch

Stay at the forefront of innovation with our active technology watch, anticipating trends and advances in the hardtech sector.

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The Garage is a whole community!

Here's what contractors who have worked with us have to say.
"Continuums and Garage&co are a professional multidisciplinary team dedicated to the success of incubating companies. I loved their personalized approach adapted to my needs. Their energy, ideas and values are strengths that lead companies to success!"
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Jean-Simon Boucher
CEO, Cortech Sports
"Great personalized, efficient and results-oriented coaching. With Continuums and the Garage I found my first B2B client."
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Chantal Bernatchez
Engineer, Hydro-Québec
"The Garage&co team allowed us to create a network and open the door to key resources in our entrepreneurial endeavors.
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Nicolas Letendre
President, Letenda

Our startups

Lentenda

Mobility for all
Letenda manufactures zero-emission, ergonomic, electric city buses that facilitate transport operations while meeting environmental and regulatory requirements.
Foundation:
2016
Nicolas Letendre, Jonathan Beaulieu

Nectar

Reinvent sustainable mobility with our high-quality eco-bikes.
Nectar develops top-quality bicycles made locally, ecologically and sustainably.
Foundation:
2023
Benjamin du Haÿs

Totumtech

No more cold hands again!
TotumTech, develops AI-powered smart clothing to improve the lives of people with invisible disabilities.
Foundation:
2018
Maria Julia Guimaraes
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Submit your startup file today

Your time is valuable... our form is short. We look forward to meeting you!