About

OUR POWER OF INNOVATION IN ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY AT THE SERVICE OF YOUR BUSINESS

Our team of professionals is dedicated to bringing success to your projects. It includes researchers, technicians, project managers, and research assistants in a variety of fields, such as chemistry and chemical engineering, molecular biology, microbiology, agronomy, industrial bioprocesses, water chemistry and microbiology, food processing, water treatment, mathematics, physics, and mechanical engineering.

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Researchers at the service of applied research at your company

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Flexible management of the intellectual property of the project.
Confidentiality guaranteed.

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Access to a network of 1600 researchers from the TRANSTECH network

COMMON BENCHMARKS THAT DEFINE THE ORGANIZATION

OUR MISSION

CNETE carries out applied research, technical support, training and information activities geared towards developing and improving environmentally friendly processes and products, using bioprocesses, membrane technologies, and environmental chemistry while fostering spin-offs for college training.

OUR VISION

With a team of experts in the fields of bioprocesses, membrane technologies, and environmental chemistry, as well as close collaborations with a large network of researchers having an expertise in complementary areas, including a number of teacher-researchers from Collège Shawinigan, CNETE is committed to becoming a key player in environmentally friendly process and product improvement in support of Quebec businesses and economic diversification in the Mauricie region.

OUR VALUES

Respect
CNETE is committed to openness and originality, which are conducive to the development of mutually beneficial relationships based on respect for clients, employees, collaborators, and suppliers. At the core of CNETE’s activities also lies respect for the environment.

Efficiency
CNETE is committed to promoting efficiency in method, process, and technology elaboration to ensure that the solutions developed are economically viable and transferable to Quebec industries.

Drive
CNETE is committed to adopting an active and forward-looking attitude to promote innovation in SMEs, namely by anticipating industry needs, becoming involved in the development of new sector and regional projects, as well as through knowledge sharing.

OUR ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM

Nancy Déziel Executive Director

ndeziel@cnete.qc.ca

819 539-8508, Ext. 102

819 247-8508

Jeanne Charbonneau Head of Marketing and Business Development

jcharbonneau@cnete.qc.ca

819 539-8508, Ext. 109

819 531 8509

Nicholas Berrouard Operations Director

nberrouard@cnete.qc.ca

819 539-8508, Ext. 104

819 552 8508

OUR PROFESSIONALS BRINGING APPLIED RESEARCH TO YOUR BUSINESS

Mohamed Rahni Ph.D. – Researcher in membrane technologies

mrahni@cnete.qc.ca

819 539-8508, Ext. 106

Jean-François Lemay Ph.D. – Researcher in molecular biology

jflemay@cnete.qc.ca

819 539-8508, Ext. 107

Hassan Chadjaa Scientific Coordinator. NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Bioprocess and Fermentation Technology

hchadjaa@cnete.qc.ca

819 539-8508, Ext. 105

Alain Wilkin Ph.D. Professor – Researcher in instrumental analytical chemistry, modelling, and nanotechnologies

awilkin@collegeshawinigan.qc.ca

819 539-8508, Ext. 115

Alexey Kastyuchik Ph.D. - Researcher in electrochemistry

akastyuchik@cnete.qc.ca

819 539-8508, Ext. 124

Antonio Avalos Ramirez Ph.D., Eng. – Researcher in environmental technologies

aaramirez@cnete.qc.ca

819 539-8508, Ext.102

Louis Tessier Ph.D. Professor – Researcher in industrial bioprocesses

ltessier@collegeshawinigan.qc.ca

819 539-8508, Ext. 115

Pierre Bouchard Ph.D., Professor – Researcher in electrochemistry

pbouchard@collegeshawinigan.qc.ca

819 539-8508, Ext. 115

Katy Leduc Professor – Researcher in molecular biology

kleduc@collegeshawinigan.qc.ca

819 539-8508, Ext. 115

Joshua Cloutier-Beaupré M. Sc. Researcher in bioprocesses

jcbeaupre@cnete.qc.ca

819 539-8508, Ext. 123

OUR RESEARCH ASSISTANTS

Patrik Quessy Research assistant in molecular biology - biomethanation

Mireille Nadeau Research assistant in bioprocesses

Beatriz Delgado Cano Ph.D. Research assistant in materials science

Rosalie Allard-Massicotte M.Sc.A. Research assistant in bioprocesses - microbiology

Wejden Mastouri Ph.D. Research assistant in electrochemistry

CONSEIL D'ADMINISTRATION

M. Éric Milette - président CEO of Collège Shawinigan

M. Donald Angers - vice-président Vice President and Director of Marketing and Business Development, Centre of Excellence in Energy Efficiency

M. Simon Charlebois - secrétaire-trésorier Secretary-Treasurer and Director General of SADC Centre-de-la-Mauricie

Mme. Lucie Hamel Director of Studies, Collège Shawinigan

M. Luc Arvisais Director General, CLD Shawinigan

M. Mario Thibodeau Assistant Director of Administrative Services, Collège Shawinigan

M. Simon Barnabé Industrial Research Chair in Environment and Biotechnology at UQTR

M. Luc Guillemette VP1 environnement, BC2

Mme. Sylvie Jutras Economic Development Advisor, MDEIE Mauricie regional branch, observer member

Mme Nancy Déziel Director General, CNETE

M. Hassan Chadjaa Scientific Coordinator of CNETE and observer member representing employees

M. René Schreiber Director of the professional team, environnemental and recovery division manager, Demolition and decontamination engineering, Robert fer et métaux

M. Antoine Paquet-Chaine Lawyer at Lambert Therrien: Business law, Civil and commercial litigation, Labor and employment law

M. André Granger Growth accelerator project manager, Fonds Laprade St-Maurice

OUR EMPLOYED POST-DOC STUDENTS

Mehrdad Taheran who will start as a posdoc for CCI when we get the answer from MITACS - Université de Sherbrooke, supervisors Michèle Heitz and Antonio Avalos Ramirez

Mariana Valdez Castillo PhD student (due to finish in the fall of 2021), National Institute of Scientific Research - Water Land Environment, Supervisors Satinder K. Brar, Jean-François Blais, Sonia Arriaga and Antonio Avalos Ramirez

Karen Villegas Master's student, returns in September 2020 and finishes in August 2021, Université de Sherbrooke, supervisors Michèle Heitz, Alain Wilkin, Satinder K. Brar and Antonio Avalos Ramirez

Noelia Muñoz Garcia doctoral student starting in September 2020 and will be here for 3 years, Université de Sherbrooke, supervisors Michèle Heitz and Antonio Avalos Ramirez