Julie Daigle has spent more than two decades working in the food and biotech industries, both in Quebec and abroad.  Prior to joining CFIN as a Regional Innovation Director, she held the Executive Director role at both the Créneau d’excellence Aliments Santé — a food and nutrition industrial cluster focused on innovation — and MYCÉLIUM, a food accelerator and incubator based out of Quebec City.

During her time at the Ag-Bio Centre, Julie spent years providing mentorship and marketing services to food startups and SMEs, helping these rapidly growing companies expand into new markets. She also gained extensive experience working in the seafood industry during her time in Mexico and with Les Pêcheries Marinard, where she oversaw international market development for their biotech by-products.