Maxime Lessard from the BTL obtains another prestigious award

Once again, the soon-to-be-graduating master student Maxime Lessard has maintained the bar high by obtaining the Suncor Grant rewarding achievements in graduate studies (for the second year in a row). The BTL is proud of the accomplishments of our [...]

A new team member– CelluFuel/Boralex project

Ivan Acosta Morales obtained his Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Zulia (Venezuela) in 2016. His experience is in the field of Chemical Process Simulation and Optimization using Aspen Plus, Pro II, and HTRI. He joined [...]

Kick-off meeting

On January 16th, the BTL team met with its new partners CelluFuel and Boralex to establish the first step of the collaborative research project. A good opportunity to catch up and to plan the work for this new and innovative project. (On the [...]

Very distinguished visitors

On January 16th, the BTL's team got a visit from the Honourable Minister Catherine McKenna at the biological installations of the BTL. The federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change was particularly interested in how the BTL team was [...]

A new intern for the BTL biology laboratory

Kenzo graduated in biotechnological engineering from the University of Sherbrooke in december 2018. He is currently applying for his graduate studies in engineering at the University of Tokyo for the fall session. Kenzo will work under the [...]

Happy New Year 2019

On behalf of the Biomass Technology Laboratory, we would like to wish all of our partners and clients a Happy New Year for 2019. We are proud to work with the top industry in Quebec in the field of renewable energy and we will be happy again this [...]

Meeting about biojetfuels

On December 18th during the event organized conjointly by the CRIBIQ and the CRIAQ, Pr Jean-Michel Lavoie, director of the Biomass Technology Laboratory has presented an overview of the different types of biomass linked to the numerous [...]

Meeting at Monash University in Australia

On december 12 2018, Pr Jean-Michel Lavoie has presented the different research projects being done at the Biomass Technology Laboratory to our colleagues from Monash University in Australia. In addition to the different symposium that were held [...]

Presentation of the Power-To-X concept

On Thursday Novembre 22nd 2018, Pr Jean-Michel Lavoie was part of a panel aimed on the conversion of electricity to hydrogen to expose the concept of Power-To-X. The panel was organized by the AQPER during the conference Mines+Énergie organized by [...]