Martin Beaulieu co-owner and Director of Operations at innoVactiv. Rimouski, Canada
He is also the acting Chair for the Accord Marine Sciences and Technologies Cluster. He holds a master's degree in protein chemistry and a Ph.D. in physical chemistry of polymers (Laval University).
Prior to joining innoVactiv’s team he held a research position at the Nestlé Research Center (Lausanne, Switzerland) where he was coordinating the research for Coffee Mate and Tea Time products.
Since 2004, he has been Associate Professor in the Department of Food Science and Nutrition at Laval University. Dr. Beaulieu is also a scientific advisor for various Canadian research organizations. He has conducted research visits to the Departments of Food Science of the University of Guelph (Canada) and University of Georgia in Athens (USA).
His research interests focus on the structure / function relationship of compounds from natural extracts for application in the fields of food, nutrition and cosmetics. To date, seven patents and more than sixty scientific communications are originating from the research he contributed to.