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



Eric Chocron

Incubation program director

Coming from a sales and marketing background, Eric found himself in the technology and startup industry through his many travels and fell in love with the passion that entrepreneurs have to change the world, and make it more efficient. Since then, he has been driven to joint them in their mission.

Eric received his MBA from the University of British Columbia in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. He also worked with startups in Quebec, Ontario, Vancouver, Silicon Valley (Cali), and Chilecon Valley (nickname given to Santiago, Chile in South America). His background and intellectual curiosity will allow him to support innovative startups at IIG, regardless of their field of activity.

Family oriented


Techy and geeky

Thinks about everything

Béatrice Béarez 

Project manager and HR consultant

Béatrice has had the opportunity to work on a multitude of major projects in her career, allowing her to acquire a wide variety of knowledge in various projects and  environments. She has always had a strong interest in the field of startups and technologies. It is with her creative mind and entrepreneurial spirit that she wants to make a difference in society through initiatives focused on autism.

Béatrice is currently studying for her master’s degree in project management (MPM) at the Université du Québec en Outaouais (UQO) after completing a BA in business administration and a certificate in work psychology. In the past year, she obtained her CHRP and PMP certifications.

Family oriented



Customer Experience

Joani Vallespir


Community and administrative coordinator

Joani is completing her Master’s of Project Management program at University of Québec in Outaouais, and has a degree in Arts from the University of Ottawa. Joani is an avid film buff, especially of independent and auteur cinema, and has had the opportunity to work on several occasions in event management for the Outaouais Film Festival and the Angoulême Francophone Film Festival where she helped manage the overall organization, served as the press agent, and the film festival photographer.

In her spare time, she enjoys composing music, cultural trips, and water sports.

It is with enthusiasm that she joins the team in order to offer you a wide range of activities and events.

Wind &…



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


Mathieu Descorbeth – WidenPay


Guillaume Lett – Icollective app

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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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