About Us

CRIB's mission is to innovate scientifically and technologically for the development of new construction materials and efficient, durable and multifunctional concrete structures, with minimal ecological and energy footprints while aiming for a ratio maximum performance/investment.

The strategic vision is to apply these scientific and technological advances to contribute to the development of our society with regard to six major challenges/issues:

  • The cities of tomorrow
  • The intelligent concrete infrastructure
  • The development of ecoconcretes with low environmental impact
  • The approaches of innovative and integrated design/construction
  • The adaptation of civil construction to climate change
  • Management and sustainable stabilization landfills and industrial/mining residues

The CRIB will continue its essential contribution to the transdisciplinary training of highly qualified specialists capable of facing the new technological, economic and environmental challenges of Québec's construction industry.