Centre for Geomatics of Quebec (CGQ)

Cégep de Chicoutimi, Chicoutimi, Québec
Area(s) of Expertise

CGQ is a college centre for technology transfer affiliated with the Cégep de Chicoutimi. It leverages organizational performance and innovation by using and developing geomatics through applied research, technical assistance, specialized training and the dissemination of information.

What the facility does

CGQ improves organizational performance by developing geomatics through applied research, technical assistance, and specialized training.

Research Services
  • Technical assistance (consultation, comparative analysis of technologies, tests and analysis)
  • Competitive market analysis
  • Web-based and mobile application mapping
  • Product testing
  • Field trials / Simulation
  • Technology evaluation / vValidation
  • Concept ideation & design review
  • Project management
  • Regulatory guidance
  • Rapid prototyping / 3D printing
  • Scientific report writing
  • Problem solving
  • Facilitation service (introduction)
  • Design Services
  • Digital Media & Web Solutions
  • Proof of concept
  • Scientific and technological monitoring
  • Provincial and federal grant proposal development
  • 3D Scanning
Sectors of Application
  • Agriculture, animal science and food
  • Environmental technologies and related services
  • Information and communication technologies and media

Name of specialized facility 

Name of equipment in use


Fluorescent microscope and compound microscopes


Microtome cryostat


Next-generation sequencer


Real-time quantitative thermocycler and end-point thermocycler


Image analyzer




Hybridization oven


Incubators for anaerobic conditions