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

2017

The urban environment is subject to challenges that will only intensify in response to global warming. Our ability to manage runoff is reaching its limit,...

2015-2018

Project overview: STEELfab790 has designed and developed a system configured for closed environment production. The GiGrow machine is a rotating production system developed for indoor...

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...