Composites Development Center of Quebec (CDCQ)


Founded in 1989, the Centre de développement des composites du Québec  – Composite Development Centre of Quebec (CDCQ) is a College Centre for the Transfer of Technology (CCTT) that is part of Synchronex, the CCTT network. Since March 2020, the CDCQ has been a Technology Access Centre (TAC) of Canada and a member of the Tech-Access Canada network, a national network of innovation and applied research across Canada.

The CDCQ helps companies in the composite value chain with applied research, technical assistance, and information dissemination services, enabling them to improve the quality and performance of their products. For the realization of projects, the Centre benefits from a multifunctional workshop with equipment covering most industrial processes. A state-of-the-art material testing laboratory with ISO 17025 accreditation completes the service offering.

CDCQ’s experts, engineers, and technicians have the skills and expertise needed to provide innovative solutions for entrepreneurs looking to improve their skills and prosper in a competitive environment here in Quebec, Canada, and around the world.

The Centre offers a range of services to exploit the full potential of new technologies, with the ultimate goal of transferring both the technology and the intellectual property to industry.

The CDCQ has access to key grants to help  finance innovative technology research projects for its clients.