R & D and Technical Support

R & D and Technical Support

Support tailored to your aluminium projects

Research and development support to help launch your projects.


Research & Development


Aluminium Valley®is home to an unusual concentration of researchers (pool of over 300 researchers) and specialists:

  • NRC Aluminium Technology Centre 
  • University Aluminium Research Centre
  • Arvida Research and Development Centre (RTA)
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Technology Transfer

  • Fonds du Centre québécois de recherche et développement sur l’aluminium

  • College centres for technology transfer, including the Centre for automated production

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Support for development and pre-feasibility

  • Experimental centre for friction stir process

  • Experimental centre for fine extrusion

  • Research and innovation consortium for light assembly

  • Technology access program