Funding and Partnerships

UNIQUE was created through a research cluster program by the FRQNT (Fonds de Recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies).

UNIQUE is led by the University of Montreal in partnership with six leading academic institutions across the province:

  • Université Laval

  • McGill University

  • Polytechnique Montréal

  • Université de Sherbrooke

  • École de Technologie Supérieure (ÉTS)

  • Concordia University

UNIQUE is also supported by four major Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF/Apogée) programs:

  • IVADO (Institut de la valorisation des données)

  • HBHL (Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives)

  • Sentinelle Nord (Sentinel North)

  • iTMT (Institut TransMedTech)

In addition UNIQUE is grateful of the support of Mitacs and Mila (Quebec Artificial Intelligence Institute)