Advisor, Technology Transfer and Innovation
As an IVADO partnership advisor, Dany Plourde works to support collaborative research in digital intelligence between industry and academia. Trained as an agronomist with graduate studies in animal sciences and genomics, Mr. Plourde has had an atypical career path and is a versatile player across a number of sectors. Prior to joining IVADO, he worked, among other things, to reduce the ecological impact of animal farming, foster animal welfare, and reduce natural resource waste through genomics, while also working in the arts and culture ecosystem. As a member of the partnerships team, his interests include developing collaborative projects in agrifood, culture and education.