Congratulations to Professor Alain Cloutier who won a major NSERC-funded award as the recipient of the «Consortium de recherche sur les panneaux composites à base de bois (CorePAN – Bois)».

18 July 2022

Congratulations to Professor Alain Cloutier (UL), in the Faculty of Forestry, Geography and Geomatics, Department of Wood Science, who has just been awarded a major NSERC-funded grant as the grantee of the «Wood-based Composite Panel Research Consortium (CorePAN – Wood)».

Congratulations to the entire team involved, including Véronic Landry (UL) and Ahmed Koubaa (UQAT) who are co-recipients of this funding.

This large-scale project is a major asset for the CRMR, in addition to the development of innovative materials maintaining the competitiveness and effervescence of the center locally and internationally,  it will ensure the recruitment of highly qualified personnel (HQP) and the increase in the number of students who will be trained in an emerging sector.

Sincere thanks to the partner organizations and collaborators for their support along the way.

  • Martin, Uniboard Canada Inc.
  • L. Dallain, SEREX
  • Blackburn, Tafisa Canada
  • Germain, Conseil de l’industrie forestière du Québec
  • Renou, FPInnovations
  • Lavoie, Sacopan Inc
  • Gingras, Produits forestiers Arbec Inc/division Panneaux OSB
  • Debrauwer, FPInnovations
  • Villeneuve, Ministère des forêts , de la faune et des Parcs
  • Roussière, FPInnovations
  • Savard, Sacopan Inc.
  • Laghdir, SEREX
  • MC, Yemele, Société de développement de la Baie James
  • N. Diouf, SEREX
  • Coulombe, Produits forestiers Arbec/ division Panneaux OSB.

Summary of the proposal


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