Livestock Gentec Press Kit

Gentec is an Alberta centre of excellence focused on applied research aligned with industry-identified priorities to validate, demonstrate, and adopt transformative genomic solutions to improve the global competitiveness (economic, social, and environmental) of the Canadian beef and pork sectors.


Guiding Principles:

  1. Facilitate collaboration (industry, academic, government) in research and innovation
  2. Partner with industry to guide research priorities and drive industry adoption
  3. Develop sustainable solutions to address industry needs and challenges, now and in the future
  4. Train and prepare the workforce of tomorrow to positively impact industry


To view out strategic plan, click here.



Contact Information

For media inquiries, please contact the Gentec Office:

Phone: 780 248-1740