Biotechnology and Horticultural products

Co-Director — Innovation and Technology Transfer — Horticultural Bioproducts

Using living organisms for horticulture and agriculture through the development of analysis methods, microbial inoculants, biofertilizers and biopesticides.

Areas of application
  • Development and validation of the performance of biostimulants, biofertilizers and biopesticides
  • Quantification, identification and use of mycorrhizae in agriculture
  • Production and use of functional microorganisms (bacterial and fungal)
  • Optimization of analytical techniques related to the use of microorganisms in agriculture and horticulture
General expertise
  • Agronomy
  • Horticulture
  • Soil science
  • Molecular biology
  • In vitro cultures
  • Genomics

Experts

Horticultural Technician

  • Specialized substrates
  • Innovative cropping systems
  • Greenhouse cultivation

Research Professional

  • Essential oils
  • Indigenous cultures
  • Biostimulants

Research Technician

  • Entomology
  • Crop tests
  • Horticulture

Success Stories

Les solutions horticoles HerbiaEra is a young Quebec company wishing to market an innovative residential cultivation system requiring minimum effort from the user. The aim...
LiveRoof® Quebec is the Quebec-based company manufacturer of the patented LiveRoof® pre-vegetated system for green roof modules. Green roofs provide several environmental benefits: they retain...

Project Summaries

2020

Novagrow Gardens is a domestic autonomous cultivation system for the production of microgreens. The cultivation system is simple, efficient and requires minimal maintenance. It provides...

2018-2019

The Cascades-Cabano plant manufactures semi-chemical corrugated paper in Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac. Its initial process generated effluents whose management was costly and limiting in terms of the environment...