To encourage and diversify
mineral exploration in Québec

SIDEX is a limited partnership that finances mineral exploration companies working in Québec.

SIDEX mainly invests in the share capital of companies.

SIDEX is sponsored by the Québec government and the Fonds de solidarité FTQ.

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SIDEX’s mission

  • Diversify Québec’s mineral base;
  • Encourage new exploration models;
  • Stimulate investment in exploration for new commodities;
  • Open new territories with strong discovery potential.

SIDEX bulletins

May 2, 2017

SIDEX launches “FIELD-ACTION 2017” financing program

SIDEX is renewing its “FIELD-ACTION” financing program in 2017 to encourage junior mineral exploration companies to pursue field work in […]

Since its creation in 2001, SIDEX has invested more than $70 million in mineral exploration companies and their projects in Québec.

Our clients

Mineral exploration companies based in Québec or elsewhere that:

  • have mineral exploration programs in Québec;
  • have projects in Québec that meet our mission objectives.

Projects funded by SIDEX