Patrice is a member of CIROOD, of the Lignocellulosic Materials Research Center (UQTR), and associated-member of the Hydrogen Research Institute (UQTR). He is on the board of many organizations including Agenda 2020 CTO (Washington), chair of the Bioenergy Committee of the Quebec Association for the Production of Renewable Energy. Author of over 300 publications, he presented twice as much conferences around the globe. He received various honours including TAPPI, PAPTAC and IOP Fellowship, PAPTAC John S. Bates gold medal; TAGA Gold medal; TAPPI W. Aiken award for excellence in research with industrial applications and Excellence in Research UQTR Annual Award. His company’s (BELT) mandate is to build the first Canadian harvest forest residues-based biorefinery.