Renée Michaud is the Executive and Development Director of INAF. Her core mandate is to devise and elaborate the structuring actions underlying the vision development of the Institute; to represent the Institute and assume its visibility during various functions in relation to INAF’s mission; to strengthen business relationships with the industrial and government sectors and to develop new partnerships. In position since the creation of the Institute, Renée have actively participated to the growth of INAF that now mobilizes 80 renowned Québec researchers totaling a research budget of over 20 million dollars per annum. Through our involvement with the GreEN, INAF aims to facilitate the link between researchers and users of agri-food research and to make use of the expertise of its members.
Keywords: Collaborative Research, Network Management, Knowledge Transfer, Innovation, Agrifood Sector, Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods