819-485-0464 info@institutig.ca


Michael Anthony Clement General Director

Michael’s mission is to improve the human condition through innovative startups knowing that each new product can address a fundamental need in society.

An entrepreneur at heart, he uses his engineering education to help creative and motivated entrepreneurs catalyze positive change through technology. When not working on his mission, Michael enjoys being outdoors and advancing his knowledge on a variety of subjects.


Bicycle & Outdoor


Public Relations

Janie Boivin

Special Projects Manager and Communications Agent

A graduate in business management at Cégep de l’Outaouais and outgoing president of her student entrepreneurial association in 2020, Janie Boivin is the co-founder and was the president of Moss Clothing until she sold the company in May 2021.

Officially launched on May 22, 2019, Moss is an eco-friendly, fair trade clothing company that donates $1 to a non-profit organization for every item sold. Janie is currently studying at UQAM where she is pursuing a degree in public relations, communication. She brings a unique perspective to the organization with her concern for getting things right and combining social responsibility and entrepreneurship.

Sense of adventure



Public Relations


Marilou Ethier

Incubation Programs Coordinator

With more than 5 years of experience in social media management, a DEC in advertising and marketing communications, Marilou is currently completing a multidisciplinary degree in Entrepreneurship, Management and Consumer Relationship Management.

She is also a freelance web content creator and television animator. Marilou is passionate about creativity and managing unusual projects. Her curiosity allows her to support the IIG’s innovative startups, regardless of their field of activity.

Podcast & Television

Animal lover

Social Media

Customer Experience

Kismath dorego


agente d’administration et de l’expérience client

Master student in business analytics, Kismath Dorego is a creative passionate about fashion and cosmetics. 

She launched, in 2017, her own cosmetic brand aimed at black skin. She is also a content creator and marketing promoter for her cosmetic brand. She is passionate and very ambitious. On a daily basis, she combines her analytical and creative mind to surpass the expectations of the team. 


Cosmetic products


Image creator

Félix Côté


A freelance videographer for the past few years, Félix is a graduate of the Cégep de l’Outaouais film program.

He is a fan of epic videos reminiscent of a Marvel movie intro and currently lives from his passion in between Gatineau and Montreal. Camera in hand, he knows how to take the best shots of our community.


Scriptwriting & Editing


Our Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is made up of successful entrepreneurs in various fields of activity. They are pillars of business development in the region and know how to ensure the success of the organization.


Sylvain Bertrand – BBL Construction

Board member

Luc Labbé – Marcil Lavalée

Board member

Mikael Charette – WEllFunded

Board member

Steve Johnston – Stemjee

Board member

Éric Dery – RCGT

Board member

Jessy Tremblay – BDC

Board member

Alex Rizk – Groupe Loyal

Board member

Jean-François Maurice – Cabinet Lavery

Board member

Nolan Beanlands – Capital Angel Network

Board member

Martin Bégin – Desjardins

Board member

Catherine Pellerin – Pixel firme créative


Nadya Bernard – O Design


Mathieu Descorbeth – WidenPay

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Business Hours

Monday to Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm





Phone Number

(819) 485-0464


455 Boulevard de la Gappe, 201, Gatineau, Québec,  J8T 0G1

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