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Nancy Déziel

Nancy Déziel

Ms. Nancy Déziel (DEC Analytical Chemistry, Collège Shawinigan) has been working actively with the College Centres for the Transfer of Technologies (CCTTs) for over 24 years. She is also a Shawinigan city councillor.

Ms. Déziel started as a laboratory technician, moving to quality lead, project lead, business development officer, and finally Director General with the Centre national en électrochimie et en technologies environnementales (CNETE). She helped set up laboratories at the Centre technologique des résidus industriels (CTRI). She has also worked as a technology advisor with Réseau Trans-Tech in the agriculture, food and biotechnology sectors.

Ms. Déziel’s knowledge of the industrial context, economic diversification, partnerships, and networks, has led her to be active in several organizations. She is the President of Réseau Trans-Tech; Chair of the board of directors of RCTi; Vice-President of FRQ-NT; Secretary- Treasurer of SADC Centre-de-la-Mauricie, Incubateur Mauricie and Économie du Savoir Mauricie; member of the advisory board of Tech-Access Canada; and administrator of Écotech Québec, ADRIQ-RCTi, and Fonds de développement économique LaPrade St-Maurice. She chaired the Chambre de commerce et d'industrie de Shawinigan from 2011 to 2013.

Ms. Déziel is the Chair of NSERC’s Committee on Research Partnerships.