Centre of Expertise and Technology Transfer in Organic and Local Agriculture (CETAB+)

Cégep de Victoriaville

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.


Areas of Innovation Expertise

  • Organic farming
  • Crop production
  • Soil management
  • Agro-economics
  • Local food systems


Point of contact:

Murielle Bournival

Coordinator, Consulting Services and Consultant, Organic Crop Production

Office: (819) 758-6401 poste 2784

Email: murielle.bournival@cetab.org



Mailing address:

Centre d’expertise et de transfert en agriculture biologique et de proximité (CETAB+)
Cégep de Victoriaville
475, rue Notre-Dame Est
Victoriaville, Québec
G6P 4B3


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


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



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