The Quebec Centre of Geomatics (CGQ)

Cégep de Chicoutimi, Chicoutimi, Québec
What the facility does

Improves organizational performance by developing geomatics through applied research, technical assistance, and specialized training

Areas of expertise

This college centre for technology transfer is 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.

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


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