The library supports future entrepreneurs

The library provides services to support entrepreneurs in the Polytechnique Montréal community.

Techno Prêt


  • Try before you buy! Several gadgets are available for loan at the circulation desk: pocket projector from AAXA Technologies, Intel® RealSenseTM camera, Verbatim charger and microcontrollers (Arduino or Raspberry Pi).
  • Suggestions for Techno-prêt: Let us know which gadgets you would like to be able to borrow from the Library.

Logo Concours innovathèque


  • Are you creative? Do you enjoy problem solving? Then why not participate in the library’s contest?
  • Describe your idea using the contest form and submit it by November 24, 2017.
  • You could win a $500 scholarship. Each contestant will receive a suprise gift.


  • Do you require additional information to develop your business plan?
  • Do you need statistical or geospatial data or patent information in order to gain insights into your clientele or competitors?
  • The library can provide several pertinent information resources for entrepreneurs.

Environnement test


  • Do you have a product that is ready for the testing stage? The library can help you with this.
    The library has already been a test environment for various commercial products developed by Polytechnique Montréal students or alumni: STARS, Wilight and MySeat.
  • If you would like to suggest a product for testing by the library’s users or staff, contact us.