Biotech Updates

AGREENIUM Launched in Europe

November 20, 2009

AGREENIUM, a National Consortium for agriculture, food, animal health and the environment have been launched to strengthen initiatives geared towards the global challenges imposed by new requirements in these four fields.

The consortium is composed of INRA, CIRAD, AgroParis Tech, Agrocampus Ouest, Montpellier SupAGro and ENV Toulouse and created by the Ministries for Agriculture, Higher Education and Research, and Foreign Affairs. Activities will be geared towards the improvement of the French research and training structures in their fields, increase France's visibility, appeal and international relevance, and help create and mobilize new scientific capabilities in these areas.

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