Classification and prioritization of industrial symbiosis exchanges

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.


An industrial symbiosis is a network of firms that exchange wastes, energy vectors and by-products (Chertow, 2000). In a facilitated network, brokers act as mediators between businesses (Paquin et al, 2013),mostly by... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Julien Beaulieu (Centre de transfert technologique en écologie industrielle (CTTÉI))
  2. Jean-Marc Frayret (Polytechnique Montréal)
  3. Louis Fradette (Polytechnique Montréal)

Topic Areas

• Industrial symbiosis and eco-industrial development , • Open source data, big data, data mining and industrial ecology , • Decision support methods and tools


TS-21 » Industrial Symbiosis Case studies (15:30 - Tuesday, 27th June, Room F)

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