May 13, 2021


[RFID Journal] RTLS in 2021: Where Do We Stand?

Real-time location systems (RTLS) have been adopted by a growing number of organizations in all sectors in which knowledge of the real-time location and status of mobile objects (e.g., products, people and assets) is important. During the last decade, IoT-enabled RTLS solutions have evolved, and now there are too many options on the market, making it difficult for managers to select the right RTLS for their needs. In this session, the presenter will draw an actualized portrait of RTLS technologies in 2021 and point out the key question that managers need to ask before selecting an RTLS solution.

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April 21, 2021


[La Presse+] A hotbed of new technologies, the Jewish General Hospital in Montreal, in collaboration with the IoT (Internet of Things) research laboratory at UQAM (Director Ygal Bendavid), has set up a system of connected cabinets that makes it possible to track the uniforms used in the operating rooms in real time.

Read the full article (La Presse+)

March 7, 2020


ETS researchers propose a solution for SMEs

A Flexible, Reconfigurable Production Line to Better Respond to Crises

March 3, 2020


Learn about the highlights of Forum Cirano – ADRIQ 2020

January 14, 2019


The Laboratory of Imaging, Vision and Artificial Intelligence (LIVIA) of ÉTS

A research group accredited by ÉTS which brings together several professors, associate members and graduate students.

September 13, 2019


Industry 4.0 Summer School organised by the Innovation 4.0 Network: Inaugural edition is a resounding success

September 12, 2019


URGENT - Two calls for project proposal in Artificial Intelligence



Deadline: September 30th, 2019

August 26, 2019


Digital Enterprise as explained by Siemens


Driving the digital transformation by  integrating automation, software, and cutting-edge technologies.

August 26, 2019


The first online course on Digitisation in Aeronautics and Space kicks off in autumn 2019. For registration, please send an email to:  e-learning@munich-aerospace.de


Enrolment for this online course is free of charge; confirmation of participation may be issued on request.​​

May 24, 2019


Internship project offered by Bombardier Transportation

Title: Global Digitalization - (Fall 2019)


Are you an ÉTS student looking for an internship for the Fall 2019 term?

Bombardier Transportation (St. Bruno, Quebec) is offering an internship to ÉTS students on Global Digitalization.

Interested candidates can send their resume to etienne.fortin@rail.bombardier.com 

May 10, 2019


Femmes 4.0: Increase the representation of women in the Quebec manufacturing sector


April 24, 2019


The Innovation 4.0 hub supported the Technological Mission of 12 students from ÉTS for visits to Siemens 4.0 and Bombardier 4.0 facilities in Berlin, April 24 and 25, 2019.

April 17, 2019


Pr. Hany Moustapha, an advisory board member of the Industry of Things World Europe 2019 in Berlin, September 15-17.


April 11, 2019


Pr. Hany Moustapha presenting the ÉTS Innovation 4.0 Hub and the Quebec Network 4.0 at UQTR's half-day on Industry 4.0


On April 11, 2019, the Director of Innovation 4.0 Hub and Professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department at ÉTS, Hany Moustapha, presented a conference on Industry 4.0 at the haft-day organized by UQTR. You can view his presentation in PDF format by clicking on the link below. ​

March 13, 2019


Master's Project Available - Connected Products for Pets


Looking for a student with:

  • Knowledge of communication protocols (IoT)

  • Interest in "Internet-of-Things"

  • Communication skills (discuss with industrial executives/researchers in biology (animal behavior) /researchers in computer or electrical engineering)

  • Interest in collaborating with a vibrant young company

January 16, 2019

Eight Quebec Universities partnering to create the “Réseau Innovation 4.0 Network”


Eight (8) Quebec universities were present Thursday morning at École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS), to create the "Réseau Innovation 4.0 Netwrok".

November 8, 2018

ÉTS Launches an Academic Hub on Industry 4.0 and a Siemens Chair on Industry 4.0 Technology Integration


More than 300 representatives from industry, academia and government, were present tuesday night at École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS), to celebrate the official inauguration of the ÉTS Innovation 4.0 Hub and the Siemens Research Chair on Industry 4.0 Technology Integration.


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For registration click here

Seminar 1: February 2, 2021, 12:15 - 13:15

"Ecosystem 4.0 and digital enterprise"

Speakers: Hany Moustapha, Professor and Director of Pole Innovation 4.0 and Amin Chaabane, Professor Department of Systems Engineering

Presentation, H. Moustapha

Presentation, A. Chaabane

Seminar 2: March 2, 2021, 12:15 - 13:15

"Support process in digital transformation"

Speaker: Michel Rioux, Professor Department of Systems Engineering

Seminar 3: April 6, 2021, 12:15 - 13:15

"Introduction to digital technologies in the manufacturing sector"

Speaker: Lucas Hof, Professor Department of Mechanical Engineering

Seminar 4: May 4, 2021, 12:15 - 13:15

"Information Technologies for a Digital Business"

Speaker: François Coallier, Professor Department of Software and IT Engineering

Seminar 5: June 1, 2021, 12:15 - 13:15

"Introduction to digital twin applications"

Speaker: Ivanka Iordanova, Professor Department of Construction Engineering and Ali Motamedi, Professor Department of Construction Engineering

Seminar 6: July 6, 2021, 12:15 - 13:15

"Introduction to connected objets"

Speaker: Kim-Khoa Nguyen, Professor Department of Electric Engineering



  • 7 main research areas related to Industry 4.0

  • 5 industrial sectors

  • More than 50 professors across ÉTS’s 5 engineering departments

Siemens Industry 4.0