Entrepreneurship - France - Clusters
Labellisé par l’Etat depuis 2005, Terralia est le pôle de compétitivité des filières végétales, agricoles et alimentaires du grand Sud Est.
Réseau d’entreprises, d’acteurs de la recherche et de la formation issus des filières végétales, agricoles et alimentaires, le pôle TERRALIA compte près de 300 membres. Véritable écosystème dynamique et créateur de valeur à tous les stades, TERRALIA a vocation à soutenir l'innovation et la croissance des entreprises des régions Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur, Auvergne Rhône Alpes et Languedoc Roussillon.
TERRALIA accompagne le développement économique et la croissance de ses entreprises membres en accélérant la mise sur le marché de nouveaux produits, services ou procédés issus des résultats des projets de recherche mais aussi grâce à une large offre de services sur des thématiques telles que l’accès au marché, l’accès au financement, le développement à l’international, la formation, les ressources humaines, la Responsabilité Sociétale des Entreprises, la propriété industrielle, etc.
Depuis sa création TERRALIA a déjà labellisé 230 projets innovants, représentant un investissement total de près de 440 millions d’euros.
Aquimer was created in 1999 and labeled in 2005 by the State. It is a French pole of competitiveness in the sector of the aquatic products; It gathers 126 members.
Aquimer is a tool in the service of firms, scientists and centers of trainings. The pole make easier the development of firms, it mobilizes for companies the financing of the plans of research and training.
Aquimer supports the companies ( technic and administrative), informs, accompanies them in the project in R&D.
Agri Sud-Ouest Innovation Cluster, meeting the challenges of tomorrow. It provides business leaders and researchers with a unique process in order to build collaborative R&D projects. These projects aim to create products and meet new consumer needs. They allow companies to create value and jobs on territories.
Céreales Vallée was created in 2005 by the collaboration between Limagrain group and l’INRA and gathers 68 members.
Cereales Vallée has for mission to innovate, train and begin by supporting the projects of search and development, industrial projects, projects of raining and international projects.
The pole is focus on 4 thematics:
-Cereal long-lasting agricultural production
-cereal animal feed
-cereal nutrition human health
IAR was created in 2005, in Picardie and Champagne Ardennes, the pole develops the industrial innovation on the agro-resources through collaborative projects federating the industrialists, the public search, the training and the agricultural world. In world vocation, the pole IAR generates collaborations between his members and foreign partners.
The pole gathers more than 200 members, and focus on 4 axis strategic, structure the activities of the pole IAR: the agro-material, the biomolecules, the advanced biofuels and the ingredients.
Nutrition santé longevité is a certified pole of competitiveness in 2005, the pole purpose a tool in the service of companies and academic world, also a network mobilized around projects in health.
Their mission is to: federate and support the actors of the food-processing industry and the health in the conception, the development and the financing of products and the processes of the future.
Qualitropic is a pole of competitiveness, and the only one of the DOM. The objective is to federate around the innovation the actors of the tropical bioeconomy. The role of the pole is to bring to the foreground and to follow up their marketing, the projects of R&D by putting in relation the entrepreneurs and the world of the public and private search and training. The pole gathers 110 members, it groups economic activities bound to the innovation, to the production, to the development and to the use of products and processes stemming from the world of alive and renewable.
Valorial is a pole of agro-industrial competitiveness with national vocation, created in Brittany in 2006 and displayed today on the neighboring regions of the countries of the Loire and of Normandy. Valorial gathers 320 followers today: industrialists, research centers and establishment of higher education. A network of more than 3000 contacts and potential partners.
Theirs priorities are: the emergence, assemblage and monitoring of collaborative and innovative R&D's plans.
Valorial it is also a Partners club, devoted network to firms and organisms " not agroindustrial " that compete to the objectives of pole and to the development of an agroindustrial course of study always more innovative.
Vegepolys was created in 2005 in Pays de la Loire, the pole of competitiveness is gathering companies, centers of search and formation of the domain of the vegetable around innovative projects to strengthen the competitiveness of companies.
The pole counts more than 400 members.
The pole is focus on: the varietal innovation, the protection of plants and the systems of culture the contribution of the vegetable to the health, to the well-being and to the living environment.
Vitagora was created in 2005, is the pole agro-industrial of regions Bourgogne Franche Comté and Ile de France. Their mission is to make innovation a lever of growth to attack food markets with high added value. In France and worldwide.
There is more than 340 members, actors of the food processing industry (SMES, big firms, research laboratories). Predominantly located in our two regions, some of their members are originally from other French regions even well beyond European borders, on other continents.