Optonique at
Photonics North!

Signing of a
partnership agreement

Between the European and Quebec markets in biomedical optics-photonics!

On now:
The Optique Patio!

Pole for excellence
in optics-photonics

Optonique is a non-profit organization, established from the merger of the Quebec Photonic Network (QPN) and the Optics-Photonics Industry Circle (CIOP) of the Metropolitan Capital Region. It is recognized by the Government of Quebec as the in optics-photonics within the Ministry of the Economy, Science and Innovation as part of the ACCORD approach (Concerted Action for Regional Development Cooperation) due to the willingness of both industrialists and researchers to unite around the same dynamic in order to position Quebec at the forefront of the productive and innovative strengths of the optics-photonics sector. Its main role is to federate more than 140 industries and academic centers in the sector.

  • Develop

    Develop employability and continuing education

  • Stimulate

    Stimulate an increase of production and productivity

  • Deploy

    Deploy marketing and commercialization strategies

  • Innovate

    Spur and stimulate innovation

About us

Become a member of Optonique

Optonique offers a host of services to meet the needs of its members. The goal is to pursue a variety of activities that foster the growth and development of Quebec’s optics photonics expertise, with a four pronged strategy focusing on Employability and Continuing Education, Production and Productivity, Commercialization and Marketing, and Innovation. As an Optonique member, you can help shape the future of optics photonics in Quebec and put your ideas to work to promote the industry.

Members enjoy a variety of exclusive opportunities. See the “Become a Member” section for details.

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On now:
The Optique Patio

17 May 2018

The Optique Patio is home to three exhibitions that blend science and art to underline the importance of light in everyday life. The exhibitions give viewers the chance to understand and interact with various light based phenomena. The installation showcases the incredible optics photonics expertise on hand in the city and province of Quebec.

The patio will be open to the public at Place de l’Assemblée-Nationale from May 17–30 and at SPOT (Sympathique Place Ouverte à tous) at the Saint Charles Church in Limoilou from June 15–August 25.

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