Propolys, soutien à l'entrepreneuriat

Startup during my graduate studies

Entreprendre pendant ses études sup


Are you looking to start a business while pursuing your graduate studies? There's no need to wait until graduation to begin; with Propolys, you can start now! This program is specially designed for graduate students at Polytechnique. You'll learn how to test and structure your project, moving from a simple idea to realisation. Additionally, it will provide you with access to:

  • Flexible guidance tailored to your research workload (you choose your weekly workload).
  • Individualized counseling.
  • Workshops led by expert entrepreneur.
  • Outreach activities.
  • Experiential learning.
  • Possible Mitacs scholarship.

You will be part of a motivated cohort, just like you, who wants to explore entrepreneurship and bring their ideas to life.

Objectives of the program

  • Enable graduate students in research stream to start a business during their studies, with a flexible approach.
  • Test the potential of your entrepreneurial project "from the lab to the market" in the field.
  • Acquire new knowledge and skills for success in business.

Admission requirements

Interested individuals must:

• Be graduate research students at Polytechnique Montréal.
• Be motivated to undertake entrepreneurship.

selection criteria

  • Entrepreneurial profile and motivation.
  • Project with a technological or scientific nature.
  • Market knowledge.


Applications are currently open and available year around. Fill this form.

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