Awards and Recognition
Since the beginning of its young existence, the company has distinguished itself in several spheres of entrepreneurship and this is what has allowed it to collect several awards and distinctions. The company wishes to thank each employee who contributed to propelling Ferreol.
We are proud to count among our valued partners, the Caisse Desjardins de Beaupré, who offered us significant financial support of $15,000 to help us develop our flax fiber technologies!
MEI Honorary Scholarships
In the winter of 2021, Ferreol was the proud recipient of an MEI honorary scholarship, these being intended for entrepreneurs aged 18 to 35 who are carrying out a project aimed at developing a business.
The Ferreol team is proud to have won the Gala Forces AVENIR in the Entrepreneurship, Business and Economic Life category, among all the university applications from Quebec!
We are very grateful to receive this award which aims to promote student engagement, which for us translates to being the foundation of our own business!
In May 2020, Ferreol was declared a finalist and winner of the Eggenius Envol competition, aimed at encouraging the business development of students from the Faculty of Science and Engineering and Laval University. The donor being the Royal Bank of Canada, Ferreol was awarded a grant that will fund research and development and the expansion of the company.
In April 2020, Ferreol was awarded a scholarship and a favorite prize for participating in the business plan competition organized by Entrepreneuriat Laval.
In October 2019, Ferreol obtained a Mitacs Accelerate grant to continue in-house research and development on the integration of natural fibers in alpine skis.
In September 2019, Ferreol was selected to be one of the companies participating in the VIP3 incubation program, a program set up by Entrepreneuriat Laval and Eggenius to help student-entrepreneurs from the Faculty of Science and Engineering develop their entrepreneurial knowledge.
In April 2019, Ferreol was awarded the Eggenius Eveil scholarship, a scholarship aimed at encouraging the start-up of businesses by students from the Faculty of Science and Engineering at Université Laval. Presented by the donor DS Avocats, the scholarship helped launch the company by financing part of the first stages of research and development.