Ontario Agri-Food Technologies – Partner Profiles



Queen’s University
K7L 3N6

Contact Info:
John Molloy
President & CEO,
PARTEQ Innovations
T. 613-533-2342
F. 613-533-6853
E. [email protected]

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Queen’s University (PARTEQ

Led by PARTEQ, our non-profit technology
transfer agent, we are committed to keeping Ontario on the leading
edge of of biological research by enhancing and fostering linkages
between the university research community and industry.

About Us:
Queen’s University has long been a centre of
excellence in plant sciences. Many of the major advances in plant
biology were developed or enhanced by the research of Queen’s plant

Research Initiatives:
The current research group is
employing the latest state-of-the-art approaches to answer some of
the hottest frontiers in plant biology. These approaches range from
new physiological techniques to mutant analysis to gene cloning to
the genetic engineering of plants. Some of the research has also
been developed into powerful technologies that now form the
foundations of plant biotechnology companies.

The Biosciences Complex at Queen’s
University offers sophisticated equipment, high-tech laboratories,
and the latest in teaching and learning facilities. It features
specialized laboratories for fermentation and bioprocessing research
facilities, research-quality laboratory space built to Biohazard
Level II standards and the state of the art Phytotron, a $2.5
million facility for plant growth including six research-quality
greenhouses and 25 plant growth chambers.

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