The CDBQ – QAIC owns a number of well-maintained buildings totaling nearly 200,000 sq. ft., and is constantly adding new premises. More than 100,000 sq. ft. are made available to industry, both startups and established businesses.
Biofood, agronomy, and biotechnology companies seeking modern facilities tailored to their needs can lease these premises on a short, medium, or long-term basis. We also have an agreement with the AG-Bio Centre for the incubation and mentoring of startup companies.
27,000 sq. ft.
3 plants [1,200 – 2,000] sq. ft. / long-term leases
4 plants [1,000 – 1,800] sq. ft. / short and medium-term leases
8 offices [100 – 200] sq. ft. / long-term leases
75,000 sq. ft.
30 offices [100 – 400 sq. ft.] / medium and long-term leases
18 laboratories [125 – 800 sq. ft.] / short, medium, and long-term leases
Modular plants [1,000 – 10,000 sq. ft.] / medium and long-term leases
“With support from the CDBQ – QAIC, I was able to get the necessary funding to develop my new health-value-added products.”
The knowledge and experience of the CDBQ – QAIC staff in the field of high-pressure processing (HPP) enables us, and our clients, to make longer-lasting food products more widely available. As a valued collaborator and partner, the CDBQ – QAIC works with us to help us secure regulatory approval from Health Canada and meet the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s field requirements.
Stéphane CarrierCPA-CA, President
“The CDBQ – QAIC supported our team with advice and action right from the get go, giving us the credibility we needed to carry out our projects on fermented beverages. Given the quality of its facilities and the commitment of its staff, the CDBQ – QAIC is sure to remain a key player in agrifood research.”
General Manager and Head Geek
“As part of an innovation project the CDBQ – QAIC helped us to test the shelf life of a new type of packaging and to get Health Canada approval for a new decontamination method. The highly professional team at the CDBQ – QAIC enabled us to achieve our goal and to deliver the project on time and on budget. I recommend that anyone with an innovation project should check out what the CDBQ – QAIC has to offer.”
“We had the privilege of working with the CDBQ – QAIC on developing our first energy drink. What a great team!”
Félix Nunez et Mathieu TurgeonCo-Owners
“The professionalism and energy of the staff at the CDBQ – QAIC make them a partner of choice for our company.”
Christian VeilleuxCo-Owner of La Bête Bar-Steakhouse
“The competent staff and versatile food processing facilities at the CDBQ – QAIC make it a leader and partner of choice for applied industry projects. We’re fortunate to have the CDBQ – QAIC as a partner in our open innovation initiatives for the biofood industry.”
François CoutureAgrifood Economist, INSTITUT SUR LA NUTRITION ET LES ALIMENTS FONCTIONNELS (INAF)
“The team at the CDBQ – QAIC takes a proactive approach to meeting industry needs. The centre provides a wide range of invaluable services. It’s always a pleasure to work with them.”