Centre of expertise and transfer in organic and local agriculture (CETAB)

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Centre of expertise and transfer in organic and local agriculture (CETAB)

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TAC Name:Centre of expertise and transfer in organic and local agriculture (CETAB)
Affiliated With:Cégep de Victoriaville
TAC awarded: 2012, 2017
Short Description:A technology access centre with a team of 25 employees including agronomists, agro-economists, biologists and technicians that conducts applied research and technology transfer in organic crop production, provides consultation on technical, management and marketing issues, disseminates information and delivers training and coaching.
Twitter Pitch:The team of advisors and researchers at CETAB+ is engaged in organic farming development for companies in this quickly sprouting industry.
Address:Address: 475 Rue Notre-Dame Est, Victoriaville, QC G6P 4B3
Point of Contact:Name: Murielle Bournival, Coordinator, Consulting Services and Consultant, Organic Crop Production


Phone: +1-819-758-6401×2784

Email: murielle.bournival@cetab.org

Website: cetab.org/

Services offered in: French

Areas of Innovation Expertise:·         Organic farming

·         Crop production

·         Soil management

·         Agro-economics

·         Local food systems

Technical and Business Services·         Technical assistance (consultation, comparative analysis of technologies, tests and analysis)

·         Competitive market analysis

·         Market analysis

·         Sample analysis & testing

·         Technology & workflow consultation

·         Field trials/Simulation

·         Technology evaluation / validation

·         Competitive assessments

·         Concept ideation & design review

·         Retail product label & packaging review

·         Project management

·         Scientific report writing

·         Problem solving

·         Testing Services

·         Design Services

·         Business development & market research services

·         Digital Media & Web Solutions

·         Scientific and technological monitoring

Applied Research and Development·         Automation

·         Manufacturing process design and development

·         Product Design & Development

·         Provincial and federal grant proposal development

·         Cost avoidance

·         Human Factors Studies

·         Process optimization

·         Report preparation on R&D results

·         Product Re-design & Improvement

·         Reverse Engineering

·         Concept validation

·         Technology validation and transfer

Training·         Connections to co-op placement opportunities

·         Design, development, and delivery of customized training

·         Corporate on-site & in-house training

·         Interactive Workshop Sessions

Technology Diffusion·         Networking events

·         Industry-specific events & symposia

·         Field site product demonstration

·         Customized technology demonstrations

·         Rental of space & equipment

·         Participation at trade shows & other venues with or on behalf of partners

·         Open houses – Testing facility & personnel

·         Presentation of results at conferences

·         Seminars and Workshops

·         Literature review

·         Technical publications

Specialized Equipment AvailableN/A
TAC-specific Social Media Links:https://twitter.com/cetabp




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