CTTÉI reports positively on its research activities on industrial symbioses

SOREL-TRACY, February 28, 2019

The CTTÉI draws up a positive balance sheet of its research activities related to industrial symbioses. Over the past four years, CTTÉI's involvement has been :

  • 2,400 hours dedicated to leading the Synergie Québec community of practice
  • 1,600 hours of technical support
  • 20 networking workshops
  • 3 tools developed, including a GHG calculator
  • 12 presentations by Synergie Québec at scientific symposiums
  • 11 presentations of industrial symbioses in university courses
  • 3 university students hired
  • 2 international collaborations

The economic and environmental impact of Synergie Québec's activities is significant with :

  • 1,500 companies supported
  • More than 5,000 documented material flows
  • More than 400 concrete meshings

This 2014-2018 report card reflects the importance of applied research in the industrial symbiosis sector in Quebec.

Download the full report here.

Members of the Synergie Québec community participated in large numbers in the 1st Assises de l'économie circulaire last December.