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Réseau Trans-tech and the CCTTs

College Centres for the Transfer of Technologies (CCTT) are applied research centres affiliated with the “cégeps” and colleges of Quebec, while Réseau Trans-tech is the network of all CCTTs.

The mission of CCTTs is to support your company or your organization in the innovation process through:

  • Technical support: i.e., assistance and coaching through technological change process; the adaptation of technological solutions; knowledge and know-how transfer; etc.
  • Technological development: i.e., the creation or improvement of products; the refining and trialling of specialized processes or devices; the development or upgrading of technologies, workshops and tutorials; knowledge transfer; etc.
  • Information and training: i.e., the development of personalized training programs; technology watch; data searches; post-training follow-up and evaluation; market surveys and feasibility studies; the organization of symposia and colloquia; etc.

The CCTTs bring together more than 1300 experts – researchers, engineers and technologists, as well as qualified specialists who hold doctorates, master’s and bachelor’s degrees, and technical certificates. ALL these experts are there to help you!

College Centres for the Transfer of Technologies are located throughout Quebec, in the major urban centres as in the outlying regions (see search by region). Their technical and scientific expertise covers a broad range of sectors (see search by sector of activity).

Not sure which College Centre for the Transfer of Technologies to turn to? Call Réseau Trans-tech at 418 653-6763 : our experts will know where to direct you! You may also email us at:

Some of the services offered by the College Centres for the Transfer of Technologies qualify under financial assistance programs. For further details, call us at Réseau Trans-tech, at 418 653-6763. You may also email us at:

It is worth noting that the College Centres for the Transfer of Technologies are accredited under the Loi des cégeps.

Our team

The strength of Réseau Trans-tech lies in its team – namely, the 1300 experts located throughout the College Centres for the Transfer of Technologies and the Réseau Trans-tech staff:

Patricia Basque, Project Manager

Stéphanie Doyon, Project Manager for communication and social media

Marie Gagné, interim Executive director

Pierre Lafrance, Techno-expert

Stéphanie Parisée, administrative assistant

You may also call us at: 418 653-6763.

Our board of directors

In the performance of its day-to-day activities, the Réseau Trans-tech is supported by the members of the board of directors:

Nancy Déziel, Acting President – CCTT
General Manager
CNETE – Centre national en électrochimie et en technologies environnementales –
Collège Shawinigan

Mathieu Cormier, Vice President-colleges
General Manager
Cégep de Saint-Laurent

David Bourdages, Secretary-Treasurer of the Board
General Manager
CIRADD – Centre d’initiation à la recherche et d’aide au développement durable –
Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles

David Berthiaume, Board member
General Manager
OLEOTEK – Centre collégial de transfert de technologie en oléochimie industrielle
Cégep de Thetford

Patrick Dallain, Board member
General Manager
SEREX – SErvice de Recherche et d’EXpertise en transformation des produits forestiers
Cégep de Rimouski

Josée Dallaire, Board member
General Manager
CGQ – Centre de géomatique de Québec
Cégep de Chicoutimi

André Dion, Board member
General Manager
ICI – Institut des Communications Graphiques et de l’Imprimabilité
Collège Ahuntsic

Paulette Kaci, Board member
General Manager
Vestechpro – Centre de recherche et d’innovation en habillement
Cégep Marie-Victorin

Janic Lauzon, Board member
General Manager
CDCQ– Centre de développement des composites du Québec
Cégep de Saint-Jérôme

Tayeb Medjeldi, Board member
General Manager
C2T3 – Centre collégial de transfert de technologie en télécommunications
Cégep de Trois-Rivières

Fadia Naïm, Board member
General Manager
Cintech Agroalimentaire
Cégep de Saint-Hyacinthe

Claude Roy, Board member
General Manager
Cégep André-Laurendeau

Ms. Brigitte Giroux, assistant to the President-General Manager of the Fédération des cégeps, also attends meetings of the board of directors in the capacity of observer.

Our mission

The mission of Réseau Trans-tech is to promote synergy among its members with a view to stimulating the economic development of all regions of Quebec; to contribute to the development of its members; and to represent its members in dealings with government, scientific and business organizations and actors.

To this end, it adopts positions and actions in areas of common interest and provides its members with informational, educational, promotional and representation-related services.

Our vision

The vision of Réseau Trans-tech is to embody a network of indispensable yet accessible integrated applied research and technology transfer resources and to become, for its members, a clearinghouse of distinctive coaching and tutoring practices in order both to support the technological innovation process in businesses and to enrich the training provided at “cégeps” and colleges.

Our values

Close cooperation

Réseau Trans-tech is defined by its members and the interactions that this network generates among them. Accordingly, collaboration, teamwork, partnership, networking and the quest for synergy are all vital components of Réseau Trans-tech’s action.


Réseau Trans-tech is an assembly and coalition of people and organizations that maintain their specific cultures and ways of doing business. Thus, although the Réseau strives to generate synergies, it also respects the differences and autonomy of its members at all times.


In everything it does, Réseau Trans-tech places a premium on simplicity, smoothness, timeliness and a sense of priorities. It stays continually focused on relevance and seeks to maximize value for members

Our positioning

Solution-Oriented Experts : Technological and Social Innovations

Réseau Trans-tech is :

• 49 centres
• 1300 experts
• Everywhere in Quebec

Our partners

Réseau Trans-tech collaborates closely with several partners who rank as key players in the area of innovation and technology in Quebec and Canada, including, notably :(click on the name to access the website):

To contact us

Réseau Trans-tech’s offices are located in the Parc technologique du Québec métropolitain – 2750, rue Einstein, bureau 316, Québec (Québec) G1P 4R1.

You may also call us at 418 653-6763
or email us at