55. The chief scientist advises the Minister on the development of research and science and, in accordance with the mandate assigned by the Minister, works to enhance Québec’s position and influence in Canada and internationally.
The chief scientist coordinates efforts on issues that are common to the three funds, as well as intersectoral research activities.
The chief scientist is also responsible for administering the human, physical, financial and information resources of the three funds, and for consolidating and integrating the administrative activities of the funds.
2003, c. 29, s. 55; 2011, c. 16, s. 67.