The security sector covers a large array of applications and technologies and involves a significant range of different actors. Companies that operate within this sector provide goods, services and innovative solutions to governments, communities, security agencies and private sector players. Their products and services cover a wide range of needs, including community safety, emergency management, border security, disaster relief, protection of critical infrastructures, transport security, cybersecurity, search and rescue and counter-terrorism efforts.

In Québec, you will find companies that operate within various segments of the market, including:

  • RCMP;
  • Police forces;
  • Fire departments;
  • Customs;
  • Access controls;
  • Cybersecurity.

Security sector news

  • IDEaS Marketplace 2023 is coming

    May 11, 2023 | Local, Aerospace, Naval, Land, C4ISR, Security, Other Defence

    IDEaS Marketplace 2023 is coming

    We are thrilled to announce that the IDEaS Marketplace event is back! IDEaS Marketplace 2023 will be held at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, on June 2, 2023, from 9h00 to 16h00. Innovators will have the chance to showcase their IDEaS-funded innovations, create partnerships and network with Department of National Defence and Canadian Armed Forces (DND/CAF) personnel, as well as leaders in industry and government to further advance their technologies. Dynamic and interactive presentations will cover a number of challenges faced by DND/CAF. Some of the themes include:  Identifying and countering cyber threats; Detection of concealed explosives; Maritime surveillance and quantum sensing technologies; Communications and ground solutions for combat in the arctic; Tracking and de-orbiting space debris and protection of satellites from natural and artificial threats; Portable power solutions for soldiers on the move; Real-time insights for pandemic decision making; Sanitizing cleaning sensitive equipment and workspaces; Autonomous systems: Trust and barriers to adoption (Innovation Networks); Advanced materials: Innovation in detection avoidance and physical protection (Innovation Networks); Fast and adaptive logistics planning for military missions; and much more! Participation to this event is FREE - and by invitation only. Attendance will be limited to other government departments and large defence companies with the ability to invest in technology developed by IDEaS, as well as DND/CAF personnel. If you are from another government department or large industry stakeholder, and would like to attend, please contact Heather at: The IDEaS team

  • Limited Service for Business Opporutnities Monitoring

    April 12, 2023 | Information, Aerospace, Naval, Land, C4ISR, Security, Other Defence

    Limited Service for Business Opporutnities Monitoring

    The service for business opportunities monitoring will be limited in the coming days. This situation is beyond our control and involves a system migration on the government side, which makes access to information more difficult. We are currently working on a solution to restore the service. Thank you for your understanding.


    April 4, 2023 | Local, Aerospace, Naval, Land, C4ISR, Security, Other Defence


    DIVERSIFICATION SECURITY DEFENCE QUEBEC INITIATIVE– 2026 HORIZON THANKS TO THE FINANCIAL SUPPORT OF THE GOVERNMENT OF QUEBEC, AÉRO MONTRÉAL GIVES YOU THE OPPORTUNITY TO PARTICIPATE IN A TRAINING AND COACHING PROGRAM TARGETING 4 MARKETS IN THE DEFENSE AND SECURITY SECTOR. This program provides you with a good understanding of the market of interest and will allow you to better navigate the regulations, better understand the barriers to entry, and offer you solutions to access them. The coaching following the training is offered by experts in the field and allows you to identify business opportunities and connect with the right companies.Pour plus de détails et pour s'inscrire, consulter le document ci-joint. For details and registration, download the attached file

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