CIMEQ

Quebec Microelectronics Innovation Center

Collège Lionel-Groulx

The mission of the Centre d’innovation en microélectronique du Québec (CIMEQ) is to support organizations, primarily SMEs, with innovation in embedded, connected, distributed, predictive and intelligent microelectronic control systems through applied research, technical assistance, training and information.

  • Prototyping of intelligent embedded control systems
  • Development of embedded, connected, distributed and intelligent systems
  • Design of electronic, digital and analog circuits
  • Designing electronic components
  • Design of schematics and circuit boards
  • Development of software solutions
  • Development of physical infrastructure
  • Designing infrastructure and architectures for software and hardware systems
  • Assessing technical aspects, risks and uncertainties
  • Development of practical training, seminars and technical internships.

Logo CIMEQ PMS 273 2

150, rue Duquet Sainte-Thérèse J7E 5B3 450 971-7820

General Expertises

  • Applied physics
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Automation
  • Design
  • Digital technologies
  • Drones
  • Electronics and microelectronics
  • Energy efficiency
  • Industry 4.0
  • Interactive media
  • Internet of Things
  • Prototyping
  • Smart cities
  • Software development

Specific expertises

  • Development of electronic, digital and analog circuits
  • Development/prototyping of software and hardware solutions
  • Embedded systems and interrelated devices (Internet of Things - IOT)
  • Intelligent systems: building and transport (smart city, energy efficiency, etc.)
  • Schematic and printed circuit design
  • Software and hardware architecture
  • Tests and pre-certifications: electromagnetic compatibility, climatic test chamber

Areas of intervention

  • Agri-food and bio-food sectors
  • Agriculture
  • Applied physics
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Automation
  • Design
  • Digital technologies
  • E-textiles and smart clothes
  • Electronics and microelectronics
  • Industry 4.0
  • Interactive media
  • Local farming
  • Prototyping
  • Smart cities
  • Software development

Examples of applications

  • Building energy management using a distributed control system
  • Connected objects: remote camera system, smart locks
  • Development framework, user interface, mobile and distributed application
  • Diagnostic and decision support tools
  • Multi-protocol gateway (LonWorks, BACnet, TCP / IP, Zigbee, powerline, DALI)
  • Supermarket control by LonWorks: HVAC, refrigeration, lighting, energy management




Equipments

  • 32MHz logic status analyzer of 500MHz
  • Allegro printed circuit board CAD with integrated impedance analysis
  • Apparatus for taking measurements of electrical and thermal parameters
  • Design environment (Cadence) and mathematical modeling (Matlab)
  • Electromagnetic compatibility performance measuring devices
  • Programming environment: MatLab, fuzzy logic, distributed systems
  • Updated Echelon LonWorks® analyzer
  • Wireless technology development kits (Bluetooth, Zigbee®, Wi-Fi, etc.)