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Mitalie is a McGill PhD student in the laboratory of Joann Whalen. She co-founded with Audrey Bolduc, a business student, Groundit, a company providing organic waste management services for coffee shops on the Island of Montreal. Ground coffee residues and organic wastes are composted, therefore reducing the carbon footprint of these coffee shops.

The two budding entrepreneurs are actively seeking funding. They won a prize at the McGill Dobson Cup 2015 and are currently participatin in the ADP Small Business Grant Competition.

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>>> Register to the Journées du Centre SÈVE 2015 !

November 5 and 6, 2015, Hôtel Château-Bromont

Important dates:
Registration to the JCS 2015 and workshops. October 9, 2015
Abstract submission to participate in the competition for best student oral presentation. October 21, 2015


The Centre SÈVE invites you to the “Let's discover” field trip.

For whom: this activity is offered to the Centre SÈVE and AgroPhytoSciences graduate students.

When: Monday and Tuesday June 15 and 16, 2015.

Registration: limited to 15 students. Registration by email.

Fees: free!





- Food Research and Development Centre (FRDC)

- La Coop Fédérée Plant Production Research Farm