Gamification and serious games applied to industrial symbiosis

Julien Beaulieu

Centre de transfert technologique en écologie industrielle (CTTÉI)

Julien Beaulieu holds a M.Ing. degree in chemical engineering from École Polytechnique de Montréal and a civil engineering bachelor degree from Concordia University. He is a researcher and project manager at the Centre de transfert technologique en ecologie industrielle (CTTEI), a technology center specializing in waste recycling, clean production and industrial symbiosis (IS). M. Beaulieu works on the whole cycle of IS development, from training of facilitators, providing technical guidance on waste recycling, improving data collection methods to analyzing the sustainable benefits of IS exchanges. His research interests include valuation of data, IS input/output matching, waste input/output analysis, material flow analysis (MFA), and circularity assessment.


In an industrial symbiosis, co-located firms form a network by exchanging wasteby-products and energy. While industrial symbiosis networks can arise from the actions of individual firm managers, a facilitated network seeks to... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Julien Beaulieu (Centre de transfert technologique en écologie industrielle (CTTÉI))
  2. Jennifer Pinna (Centre de transfert technologique en écologie industrielle (CTTÉI))
  3. Pascal Nataf (Université de Montréal)

Topic Areas

• Industrial symbiosis and eco-industrial development , • Education in sustainability science


ThS-6 » Lightning Session 2: Science for Sustainable and Resilient Communities (08:30 - Thursday, 29th June, Room I)

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