Emergex, a team of SR&ED professionals

Multidisciplinary, the team of twenty employees and consultants at Emergex SR&ED Subsidies is composed of tax credits experts who have previously made their mark in technology companies and who are very knowledgeable with the computer sciences and software industries.

Our Ph. D., M. Sc., B. Sc., PMP, MBA, engineers, accountants and tax specialists are well positioned to understand thoroughly your projects, your activities and your objectives, and therefore help you maximize your claims, while managing your risks of audit by Canada Revenue Agency.

In 2012, Emergex was ranked in the 24th annual PROFIT 200 ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies by PROFIT Magazine. It was the only company of its sector in Canada to be included in the list.

Leadership team

  • Pierre SavignacFounder and CEO
  • Salah MahioutSR&ED Technology Director
  • Eric MartinProfessional Services Director
  • Pierre SavignacFounder and CEO

    Pierre Savignac
    Founder and CEO

    Founder and sole owner of Emergex SR&ED Subsidies since 1994, Pierre Savignac is responsible for the strategies, the orientations and the development of the company he created. An accomplished manager, he knows the reality and challenges that entrepreneurs and business owners have to face.

    Holder of a Bachelor degree in computer science from the Université de Montréal,  Pierre Savignac has been an entrepreneur since the age of 28. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute (PMI) and is a member of the Association de planification fiscale et financière (APFF).

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  • Salah MahioutSR&ED Technology Director

    Salah Mahiout
    SR&ED Technology Director

    Salah is specialized in the implementation of IT solutions and technical processes that ensure optimal productivity, notably in the domain of SR&ED. A seasoned professional, his interpersonal skills allow him to intervene in the processes required to solidify technical teams, as well as maintain excellent relations with his clients.

    Holder of a Bachelor degree from the University of Sciences and Technology (USTHB) in Algiers, Salah has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry. He is a certified Microsoft MCSD.NET and possesses a vast expertise in driving IT projects forward and in managing multidisciplinary technical teams. His career path has allowed him to work both with SMEs (IT sector) and multinational companies (financial sector, energy, pharmaceutical).

  • Eric MartinProfessional Services Director

    Eric Martin
    Professional Services Director

    With Emergex since 2008, Eric Martin has taken part in hundreds of SR&ED claims and is specialized in the identification and management of the fiscal and financial aspects of SR&ED claims, in the optimization of tax credits, in project management for major accounts and in team management.

    Holder of a Bachelor degree in business administration from l’École supérieure de cadres pour l’économie et l’administration (ESCEA) in Basel, Switzerland, Eric possesses more than 25 years of experience in project management and business management in large companies and SMEs in the IT industry. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute (PMI).


Kudos to Emergex for their utmost professionalism and flexibility. Emergex is much more than assistance with R&D filings. They provided Business Interactive Corp. with added-value strategic advice that not only enabled our organization to obtain R&D credits, but to make important strategic business decisions as well.