Momentum Transport Canada has been selected to be part of the 4th edition of the MT Lab startup incubator running from June 2020 to April 2021. The program aims to support entrepreneurs in developing bespoke solutions responding to the innovation needs of touristic, cultural and leisure stakeholders.
Momentum Transport has been selected amongst 15 other startups with innovative and tech approaches including virtual reality, AI, HR management, etc. The group has been selected by the jury for their ability to contribute to improving the visitor journey and reception, as well as collecting and analyzing data to understand better the visitors’ and travellers’ needs for the 11 partner companies of the MT Lab. These solutions will be particularly essential in relaunching the economy, and especially the tourism industry in the current context.
Amélie Cossé, director at Momentum Transport Canada said: “The Momentum team is really proud to have been selected to join this excellent incubation program after pitching to the 11 partners of the MT Lab. We are looking forward to adapt our transport planning solutions to the tourism, culture and leisure industry and help create efficient and successful spaces for visitors using our specialized expertise in pedestrian data analysis”.
About Momentum Canada
Momentum Canada provides transport consultancy services, including building operations modelling, highway studies, transport masterplanning and pedestrian studies to architects, planning consultants and developers in North American cities. The company was formed in June 2018.
Momentum is a leading integrated, people-first transport consultancy. Founded in 2012 the company creates transport strategies and solutions that inform, integrate with and are integral to every aspect of the built environment today and for the future. Focusing on the emerging, universal and critical issues facing development Momentum works with clients to address the multi-faceted challenges of the industry and to create forward-looking solutions. The company’s three core areas of specialism in planning, insight & analytics and engineering are bound together by a shared vision to improve the environments we live, work and play in. The company works in markets including commercial, cultural and heritage, education, major events, masterplanning, public realm, residential, retail and stadia and venues.
For more information visit: www.momentum-transport.com
About MT Lab
MT Lab is an innovation hub specializing in open innovation and support for startups, in order to meet the various needs of the tourism, culture and entertainment industry. At the same time a meeting place, an incubator and a platform for corporate innovation, MT Lab allows each year a cohort made up of 10 to 15 startups offering innovative solutions to make business links with the big players of the industry, as part of the incubation process.
The eleven major partners of the MT Lab are: YUL – Aéroports de Montréal, Air Canada, Alliance du tourisme tourisme du Québec, Institut de tourisme et d’hôtellerie du Québec (ITHQ), Loto-Québec, Musée de la civilization, Palais des Congrès of Montreal, Society of outdoor establishments in Quebec (Sépaq), Transat, Tourisme Montreal and TRès Trois-Rivières. The MT Lab is the result of a collaboration between the founding partners of the University of Quebec in Montreal (UQAM), its School of Management Sciences (ESG UQAM), La Chaire en tourisme Transat and Tourisme Montréal. The City of Montreal supported the development of the premises. The MT Lab is inspired by the Welcome City Lab incubator in Paris, which is a partner.
For more information visit: https://mtlab.ca/
Sarah Pryor, Head of Marketing