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The CRIBIQ Awards "RSRI" Award to the 'PhytoVaLix' project by Ramo and WM at the ADRIQ's 33rd Innovation Awards Gala 27th November 2023

On November 23, 2023, the CRIBIQ had the great honour of participating in the ADRIQ's 33rd Innovation Awards Gala, in Montreal.  The 'PhytoVaLix' project by Ramo and WM, carried out in partnership with the Institut de recherche en biologie végétale (IRBV) and Polytechnique Montréal, was awarded the prize in the "Regroupements sectoriels de recherche industrielle (RSRI)" category by the CRIBIQ. This distinction underlines the exceptional dedication of the project partners...


'PhytoVaLix': The Triumph of a Collaborative Research Project Aimed At Reducing the Volumes of Leachate From Landfill Sites Using Willow Transpiration 20th November 2023

[VIDEO] In 2018, the Québec-based company Ramo, which has expertise in plant-based environmental technologies, teamed up with waste management and recycling provider WM to implement its Evaplant technology on WM's landfill site in Ste-Sophie, with the aim of reducing volumes of leachate generated by the disposal site. This collaboration, which benefited from the support of the CRIBIQ and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), as well as from the partnership...


Resounding Success for Victoriaville's first "Circularity, a Competitive Advantage for Industrial Businesses" Conference 26th October 2023

Quebec City, October 26, 2023 — Victoriaville's first circular economy conference was held on October 17-18 under the theme "Circularity, a Competitive Advantage for Industrial Businesses". Victoriaville and its region aims to become the benchmark for excellence in the circular economy by driving forward innovative initiatives in sustainable development. The CRIBIQ and the City of Circular and Sustainable Innovation (Cité de l'innovation circulaire et durable), in collaboration with...


Revealing Study on the Potential of the Biosourced Economy in the Mauricie Region: A Path to Sustainability and Regional Prosperity 19th May 2023

Trois-Rivières, May 25, 2023 – The promising potential of the biosourced economy in the Mauricie region has been highlighted by a recent study, which is the outcome of a joint initiative by Innofibre, a technology transfer centre of the Cégep de Trois-Rivières, and the Consortium de recherche et innovations en bioprocédés industriels au Québec (CRIBIQ). This study provides an in-depth understanding of local bioresources and opens the way to new perspectives on the multiple economic...


Plan for a Green Economy 2023 – Collaborative Innovation Projects to Reduce GHG Emissions: The Ministry of Economy, Innovation and Energy of Quebec (MEIE) Grants $19.3 M to CRIBIQ 5th April 2023

Quebec City, April 5, 2023 – The Government of Quebec is granting, through the Plan for a Green Economy 2030, a maximum amount of $19.3 million to the Consortium for Research and Innovation in Industrial Bioprocesses in Quebec (CRIBIQ). The organization will thus be able to provide financial support, as part of the INNOV-R initiative, for collaborative projects between the industrial and research communities aimed at reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Pierre fitzgibbon, Minister of...


Successful Story: The COLORI Test 23rd March 2023

Maple Syrup Season: Chemists and Mathematicians Come to the Sugar Shack Scientists at Université de Montréal (UdeM) join forces with Quebec's Maple Syrup Producers Association (PPAQ) to develop a rapid test that analyzes the quality of maple sap. Montreal, March 23rd, 2023 – Quebec is a leader in maple syrup production and its "liquid gold" is world-renowned for its quality. To maintain this high standard, the Quebec Maple Syrup Producers asked scientists at Université de Montréal to...