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General Manager

François Adam, P.Eng.

General Manager of the Innovative Vehicle Institute, François graduated in electrical engineering from the Université de Sherbrooke in 1992. With a rich career in electrification of transportation, he received the 2016 Engineering Innovation Award from the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec on behalf of the IVI. Highly involved in the ecosystem, François is co-president of Propulsion Québec’s R&D and innovation aera of work and sits on the board of directors of InnovÉÉ. He is currently working on the development of the new building, which will make the IVI a unique research center in Canada.

« The IVI’s mission is very stimulating and the act of helping companies accelerate their innovation projects is also very rewarding. When these projects also help reduce GHG emissions through the electrification of new types of vehicles, that’s ecstasy. I’m lucky to have a fantastic team of experts for whom working at IVI is more than a job, it’s a vocation, and I’m very grateful for that! »