About CRIM

CRIM is an IT applied research centre that develops innovative technologies and know-how in collaboration with its clients and partners. CRIM transfers these technologies to Québec’s leading businesses and organizations, helping to increase their productivity and competitiveness, both locally and globally.


With a solid presence in Québec since 1985, CRIM is a non-profit organization, one of the region’s only applied research centres and a source of great pride! Its renowned researchers possess unique expertise and are building a vast arsenal of applications in different sectors to fast-track knowledge transfers from research to business. CRIM’s independence and vast network make it a crucial resource. Organizations of all sizes benefit from CRIM’s services to boost profits, competitiveness and performance on the national and international scenes! 

CRIM holds ISO 9001:2008 certifications. Its efforts comply with strategies and priorities of the ministère de l'Économie, de la Science et de l'Innovation (MESI), its major financial partner.

Awards and distinctions

  • Prix Innovation 2015 de l'ADRIQ – Partenariat Technologique
    Prix Innovation 2015 de l'ADRIQ – Partenariat Technologique
    Projet : Intelligent Decision Support System for Storms.
    En Collaboration avec CGI
  • 2012 ADRIQ Innovation awards – Open Innovation
    2012 ADRIQ Innovation awards – Open Innovation
    Project: Train du futur with Bombardier Transport, Technology Evaluation Centers, Amesys, Silicomp Canada
  • 2015 MÉRITIC awards – Honoris Causa
    2015 MÉRITIC awards – Honoris Causa
    Jacques Ouellet, Executive Vice-President, Innovation and Commercialization, CRIM
  • 1998 OCTAS awards – award of Excellence
    1998 OCTAS awards – award of Excellence
    Project: ATREF simulator

Our Members

CRIM’s members are an important network of IT enterprises, organizations, institutions and associations operating in various sectors.

CRIM partners

  • VIVA - Vancouver Institute for Visual Analytics
  • QuébecInnove
  • TECHNOCompétences
  • CloudOps
  • Réseau action TI
  • The Quebec Technology Association (AQT)

Become member of CRIM

When you become a CRIM member, you reap the benefits of Québec’s most extensive network of IT firms. You also gain privileged access to our research and development expertise. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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