Audit 4.0 and Digital plan

Prepare your digital transformation with an Audit 4.0 and a digital plan

Audit 4.0 (or PAI 4.0) is a financial assistance program administered by Investissement Québec which aims to encourage the a large number of Québec companies to accelerate their transformation towards digital processes. vers les processus numériques

The 4.0 audit is a good starting point for your digital transformation. The Audit 4.0 identifies digital initiatives that will support your company’s strategic plan.


The following diagram shows our Roadmap 4.0 approach and the main deliverables.




  • To position yourself as a leader in an increasingly competitive market
  • to have integrated processes and performance indicators (KPI) ensuring clear traceability and visibility;
  • to address the issues of labor shortage;
  • to gain strategic advantages;
  • to equip your organization with digital technologies aligned with your business strategy.


Eficio contributed to the methods and tools from the very beginning of the PAI 4.0 initiative thanks to its partnership with CEFRIO in 2016. Eficio is accredited by the MEI (Ministry of the Economy and Innovation of Quebec) as an industry 4.0 auditor (PAI 4.0).


This program consists of 2 stages:

  • Step 1: Audit 4.0: Obtain a 50% grant of up to $ 20,000 to audit the digital maturity of your business processes and to obtain a digital transformation plan aligned with your strategy.
  • Step 2: Implementation of digital projects: Allows you to start initiatives such as selection of software solutions and planning of change management in connection with prioritized digital projects. The program provides a 50% grant of up to $ 10,000.

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Selection and acquisition of integrated digital solutions (PLM, ERP, CRM, etc.)

Did you know that the selection of an enterprise resource planning software (ERP) can qualify for step 2 of PAI 4.0? Indeed, you could get a grant of $ 10,000 from the MEI. Whether it is about better managing your growth, starting your digital shift or replacing systems in end-of-life, the selection of a new Integrated Management Software (such as ERP, PLM, CRM, WMS, TMS etc.) will be one of the most important business decisions you will ever have to make as an organization.

Benefit from our experts who, with the help of our rich toolbox, will be able to map your processes and define your needs for an optimal choice of an integrated system.

Several of our manufacturing, distribution or service clients have successfully completed their integrated software selection projects.

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