Community health : APPLY NOW

For a successful launch of your impact project

Collision is a 3-month coaching program designed to help you launch your impact project and structure your entrepreneurial approach. You are surrounded by a community of coachs, experts and entrepreneurs who will help you take on the first challenges of your development. You will be guided to build your entrepreneurial project on solid foundations in order to ensure its sustainability and increase your impact.

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Spark a change

The Collision program is carried out in themed cohorts in industries with strong potential for social innovation.
From February 3rd to March 8th, apply to Community Health Collision!

  • Community health

  • Energy & mobility

  • Urban food systems

  • Fintech & social inclusion

Community Health Innovation

As part of the deployment of the Esplanade Community Health Cluster, a new cohort 100% dedicated to health innovators is being launched!
Community health is defined by the consultation and direct involvement of the members of a community in the identification of its priority needs and in the evaluation and deployment of adapted solutions. This program is being deployed in partnership with the CHUM and the Centre of excellence on Partnership with Patients and the Public (CEPPP), which will guarantee quality professional expertise and access to privileged networks in the healthcare field.


Innovation in community health concerns all areas of health, except treatment. The programme is for you if your project responds in an innovative, efficient and realistic way to an identified problem or need in the community health sector such as :

  • Prevention,
  • Mental health,
  • Accessibility to care,
  • Therapeutic compliance,
  • Etc.

Ready to get started?

You are developing an innovative solution in community health? This program is for you!

High-intensity three months coaching program

The Collision program provides you with three months of intensive coaching, practical workshops tailored to your stage of development and networking activities.


More than 30 hours of personalized coaching on your organizational development objectives.


Six half-days of workshops to accompany you on your entrepreneurial journey with experts


Integration into the community of social entrepreneurs and innovators of the Esplanade and its ecosystem.

Meet the alumni

Meetings, feedback and privileged moments of exchange with alumni from impact8 programs and the Esplanade community.

Access to a network

Connecting with our expanded network of experts in entrepreneurship, community health, impact leaders, and business partners.


Increased visibility on the Esplanade's networks and platforms, as well as a part-time office in the collaborative space.

Program objectives

By integrating the Collision program, you surround yourself with a community of coaches, experts and entrepreneurs who will coach you to acquire the necessary foundations for your development and ensure the sustainability of your impact project.

Understand and define your impact

Clarify and review the social, environmental and economic impact of your organization and solutions.

Develop your mindset

Reveal your full potential as an entrepreneur. Embody the values that guide your day-to-day actions.

Understand your ecosystem

Delve into your ecosystem to identify where your issues, needs and solutions overlap.

Build an impact-driven business model

Break down barriers to structure your business model on an innovative approach that is both economically viable and socially impactful.

Validate your idea

Challenge your ideas to develop a solution that truly meets your users’ needs.

Embrace an ecosystem of changemakers

Forge connections and collaborative relationships that will guide you along your entrepreneurial journey.

Get ready to roll out your innovations

The courses and workshops of the Collision program are structured around four main thematic modules. You are supported at each stage of the process until your proof of concept is validated at the end of the program. Program sequence:


We strive to provide top-notch support for projects and teams that meet the following conditions:

Impact8 Incubation
  • You are developing an entrepreneurial project with strong potential for impact and transformation in communities;
  • Your project takes an innovative, efficient and realistic approach to solving a problem or meeting an identified need in community health
  • You are ready and available to commit for the duration of the program.
  • You are open to learning and value collaboration and empathy.

Join the next Collision cohort!

  • Call for Applications

    February 3rd - March 8th

  • Information session

    February 18th

  • Project pre-selection

    March 27th

  • Bootcamp

    April 2nd & April 3rd

  • Beginning of the program

    April 24th


A committed team and a network of coaches and experts working for entrepreneurs and organizations.

Meet the team and your coaches

We work with organizations and entrepreneurs with great ideas and the potential to change the world.

Meet our alumni