ASSOCIATION DU POLE DE COMPETIVITE VALORIAL
Organiser of FR workshops and leader of assessing success stories’ innovation processes
“Valorial is an agri-food competitiveness cluster covering western France.
Valorial’s scope extends across the 3 regions – Brittany, Pays de la Loire and Normandy – and brings together 400 members (industrial firms, research centres and higher education establishments), and a community of more than 5,000 innovators focusing
on developing smarter food. Valorial’s core purpose is to identify, set up and support innovative, collaborative R&D projects, in 6 cross-cutting areas of innovation: Water, climate and soil, Farms & factories operational excellence, Food supply for better eating, Sustainable plant & animal production, Biomass full valorisation, Innovative food uses & services.
Valorial’s missions focus on: Making smarter food a unifying value (healthy, responsible, convenient, connected, personalized), Connecting businesses and research partners, Stimulating and facilitating the emergence of collaborative projects, Building and managing a community committed to smart foods”