International Commission of Agricultural Engineering (CIGR)

The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering (CIGR, Commission Internationale du Génie Rural) is an international, non-governmental, non-profit organisation consisting of a network of Regional and National Societies of Agricultural Engineering as well as private and public companies and individuals worldwide. CIGR was created by a Constituent Assembly on the occasion of the first International Congress of Agricultural Engineering, held in Liege, Belgium in 1930.


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Canadian Society for Bioengineering (CSBE-SCGAB)

CSBE/SCGAB (Canadian Society for Bioengineering/La Société Canadienne de Génie Agroalimentaire et de Bioingénierie) is the technical Society of choice for all professionals and students with an interest in the application of scientific and engineering principles for the sustainable production of food, bioproducts, and bioenergy.


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Institut de Recherche et Développement en Agroenvironnement (IRDA)

IRDA’s mission is to engage in agri-environmental research, development and transfer activities that foster agricultural innovation from a sustainable development perspective. IRDA was created in March 1998 by four founding members, the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation (MAPAQ), the Union of Agricultural Producers (UPA – L’Union des producteurs agricoles), the Ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et de la Lutte aux changements climatiques (MDDELCC) and the ministère de l'Économie, de l'Innovation et des Exportations (MEIE).


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Association des Ingénieurs en Agroalimentaire du Québec (AIAQ)

The AIAQ has been created in 1980 and its mission is to promote the profession and its role in the development of agri-food in Quebec, in addition to maximizing the visibility of its members.



Université Laval - Faculté des sciences de l'agriculture et de l'alimentation

The Faculty of Agriculture and Food at University Laval contributes to the development of the world agri-food system by the excellence of high qualified professionnals, and the skills of their teachers, researchers and research professionnals who conduct fondamental and applied research all around the globe.

The Faculty offers 36 academic programs (undergraduate and graduate) in the fields of ag-economics and consumer studies, agronomy, food science, food engineering, agroenvironment engineering, nutrition. More than 2500 students are enrolled and more than 25M$ of research funding comes into the Faculty annually.