Research program

The new FORAC 4.0 research program focus on advanced exploitation of data from the forest to the customer. The main topics selected for this five-year agenda (2019-2024) are:

  • Data management and decision making for a more efficient wood supply system
  • Collaborative approaches adapted to Quebec's industrial network
  • Fiber processing centers incorporating Industry 4.0 concepts



Each theme is lead by a domain expert. This expert works closely with a multidisciplinary research team composed of several professors and research professionals with expertise in various disciplines such as business administration, industrial engineering, forest management, computer science, robotics and operations research.