The primary mission of the Renewable Materials Research Centre (CRMR) is to provide training and conduct research in the field of solid wood and wood/non-woody fibre-based renewable products to meet present and future environmental and economic challenges.

The CRMR is a strategic alliance composed of scientists from four different universities (UQAC, UQTR, UQAT, U. Laval), two technical colleges (Cégeps de Rimouski & Trois-Rivières), FPInnovations, cecobois, Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs du Québec and Natural Resources Canada. There are currently 36 university and college based scientists, six indutrial scientists, two government scientists and over 150 graduate and postdoctoral students working within the CRMR.

Upcoming events


Seminar on Science Communication

23 August 2016
Kevin Folta's conference on science communication, biotechnology and interacting with a concerned public presented on August 16th is no available on line. https://crmr.adobeconnect.com/p1p0v8vhfu2/... Continue reading »

Congratulations Bruna De Oliveira

13 July 2016
Bruna successfully defended her Ph.D. thesis entitled «Effets des procédés d'usinage de finition sur les propriétés de surface, la performance d'un vernis et l'émission de poussières du bois de chêne rouge». Examining committe... Continue reading »

Our partners

Cégep de RimouskiCégep de Trois-RivièresUniversité du Québec à Chicoutimi Université du Québec à Trois-RivièresUniversité du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue Université Laval FPInnovations cecobois Ministère de l'Énergie et des Ressources naturelles Ressources naturelles Canada