Innovative vehicle institute (IVI)

Cégep de Saint-Jérome

Bringing together state-of-the-art expertise and equipment, the IVI is at the heart of the electric vehicle ecosystem. Its mandate is to assist companies towards innovation through applied research, technical assistance, training and information, with the ultimate goal of reducing the transportation sector’s environmental footprint.




Véronique Lamy

Director of Business Development

Mailing address:

Institut du véhicule innovant
Cégep de Saint-Jérome
25, boulevard Maisonneuve
St-Jérôme, Québec
J5L 0A1


Electric vehicles


Vehicular Intelligence

Energy Efficiency

Autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicles



Technical and Business Services

Design Services

Technical feasibility of process, product

Technology development

Field trials/Simulation

Concept ideation & design review

Fabrication, Prototyping and Installation Services

Regulatory guidance

Rapid prototyping / 3D printing

Testing Services

Applied Research and Development


Manufacturing process design and development

Product Design & Development

3D design & rapid Prototyping

Provincial and federal grant proposal development

Process optimization

Product Re-design & Improvement

Reverse Engineering

Concept validation

Technology validation and transfer


Manufacturing process design and development


Corporate on-site & in-house training

Interactive Workshop Sessions

Technology Diffusion

Networking events

Industry-specific events & symposia

Customized technology demonstrations

Open houses – Testing facility & personnel

Specialized Equipment Available

  • Roller dynamometer
  • Motor dynamometer
  • DC current source ABC-150
  • AV-900 Direct Current Source
  • Yokogawa WT3000
  • Li-Ion battery packs
  • Ultra-capacitors
  • Hioki BT3563
  • Jenoptik VarioCAM
  • 3D Handy Scan Creaform Scanner
  • Ultrasonic welding and fusion machine
  • Data acquisition systems
  • Vector CAN / Flexray system
  • Motohawk Controller
  • Portable Opacimeter
  • Vitrek 952i
  • LMS Imagine.Lab AMESim
  • Siemens NX
  • Siemens NX Advanced Simulation
  • Roller dynamometer