The information and communications technologies (ICT) sector of Greater Montreal is a source of pride for Montrealers. Often considered the video game capital of North America; holding three digital art festivals and many specialized cultural installations; boasting a higher level of smartphone penetration and social media use than the rest of Canada. The city claim having the most living labs in North America.
The ICT sector is a driving force behind the economy of Greater Montreal: over the last ten years, the sector has seen a GDP growth that is twice as fast as the economy as a whole. As a hub of technological excellence, the ICT Cluster of Greater Montreal represents:
More than 93,000 jobs in the metropolitan region (8% of the workforce)
73% of the ICT jobs in Quebec
A GDP of $10 billion
$21 billion in business exploitation revenues
Ranked 3rd in North America for job growth in the ICT sector
The Montreal ICT application allows you to discover Greater Montreal’s Information and Communications Technologies sector.
Through a playful navigation, discover the characteristics of each of its sub-sectors, as well as the strengths that advantageously position the city on the international scene.