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ABOUT ENCQOR 5G

ENCQOR 5G (Evolution of Networked Services through a Corridor in Québec and Ontario for Research and Innovation) is a transformational Canada-Québec-Ontario partnership focused on research and innovation in the field of 5G disruptive technologies, on adoption initiatives and system uses. ENCQOR 5G establishes the first Canadian pre-commercial corridor of 5G digital infrastructure — the key to making the digital economy a reality.

ENCQOR 5G focuses on giving SMEs, researchers and academia access to 5G networks. The initiative is designed to both unlock the technological promise of 5G in the near term and drive long-term economic growth in Ontario and Québec and in the broader Canadian innovation ecosystem.

ENCQOR 5G STREAMS

ENCQOR 5G has four distinct streams focused on supporting small-to-medium sized enterprises across Ontario and Québec, assisting in the pre-development of research, collaboration and vital testing of 5G technologies.

ENCQOR 5G has five Digital Innovation Hubs, located in both Ontario and Québec, that will provide open access to state-of-the-art 5G infrastructure and technology. The Hubs are located in the following five communities:

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5G TECHNOLOGY: MORE RELEVANT THAN EVER

In the context of the global pandemic, SMEs in Ontario and Quebec are being called on to transform how we do business in several sectors across Canada.

ENCQOR 5G and Mitacs Join Forces to Support Quebec SMEs and 5G Innovation to Tackle COVID-19 Pandemic Challenges

Through this new Mitacs-ENCQOR 5G agreement, additional funding is available for Quebec SME businesses and post-secondary partnership initiatives that want to use the ENCQOR 5G network to address the demands placed on 5G technology development in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.