Innovation maritime

Development of the maritime sector

Cégep de Rimouski

Recognized as a partner of choice and leader in innovation for the quality of its interventions and sustainable impact in the field, Innovation maritime’s mission is to contribute to the development of the marine sector and stimulate excellence through innovation. Innovation maritime aims to develop solutions for the benefit of companies through applied research, technical assistance and information dissemination.

The centre’s projects focus on five areas of research: marine engineering, environmental technologies, transport and maritime navigation, maritime intelligence and professional diving. The centre offers design and prototyping services, testing and simulations, software development and studies, and analysis. The success of maritime innovation, depends on listening to the needs of its clients, consulting its partners throughout the mandate and its practical approach oriented towards concrete results. Recognized as a CCTT since 2002 and as CAT since 2019, the centre has unique specialized equipment and has completed around 400 stakeholder projects in the maritime sector.

Innovation maritime

53, rue Saint-Germain Ouest Rimouski G5L 4B4 418 725-3525

General Expertises

  • 2D and 3D animation
  • Architecture
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Artificial vision
  • Design
  • Digital technologies
  • Environment
  • Environmental technologies
  • Logistics
  • Maritime sector
  • Mechanization
  • Navigation and transportation logistics
  • Prototyping
  • Renewable energies
  • Smart cities
  • Software development
  • Sustainable development
  • Transportation
  • Waters

Specific expertises

  • Environmental technologies
  • Marine engineering
  • Maritime safety and security
  • Maritime transport
  • Navigation
  • Professional diving
  • Subsea and hyperbaric intervention

Areas of intervention

  • 2D and 3D animation
  • Architecture
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Automation
  • Clean technologies
  • Defence and security
  • Design
  • Digital technologies
  • Environment
  • Environmental technologies
  • Intelligent vehicles
  • Logistics
  • Maritime sector
  • Navigation and transportation logistics
  • Prototyping
  • Renewable energies
  • Software development
  • Sustainable development
  • Transportation

Examples of applications

  • Alternative fuel testing
  • Analysis of marine transport opportunities
  • Design of electromechanical systems for the marine industry
  • Development of simulation tools in virtual reality (mixed reality)
  • Development plans for port activities
  • Electronic navigation tools
  • Embedded systems development
  • Environmental studies (GHG, marine engine emissions)
  • Ergonomic and safe tools for professional fishing
  • Functionality studies
  • Leak testing
  • Management and optimization software for marine operations
  • Marine traffic analyzes
  • Modelization and training tools
  • Navigation tools
  • Onboard technology testing
  • Pressure testing
  • Product optimization for the marine sector
  • Risk analysis related to navigation

Equipments

  • 3D printers
  • Digital analysis tools in fluid mechanics (CFD)
  • Diving pools
  • Electronics laboratory
  • Engine room simulator
  • Engine test stand (250 kW, 1MW)
  • Exhaust gas analyzer, 3-axis accelerometers, microphones and data acquisition unit
  • Hydrophones
  • Hyperbaric chambers (2)
  • Navigation simulators (2)
  • Pressurizing box
  • Prototyping workshop
  • ROV
  • Specialized emergency equipment (SET)
  • Stability and propulsive power analysis software
  • Underwater infrastructure inspection equipment (BV5000)