Convening institutions and supports

Co-ORGANIZER of the congress

The objective of Destination Angers is to ensure the conditions for an optimal, coordinated and coherent development of business and leisure tourism in our territory. This new structure allows us today to place the destination at the heart of our strategy in order to propose a global approach of the offer at the service of visitors, tourists, congress participants and organizers

VEGEPOLYS VALLEY is a competitiveness cluster gathering together companies, research and training centres in the plant field around innovative projects to strengthen firm’s competitiveness.

Convening institutions

CIRAD is the French agricultural research and international cooperation organization working for the sustainable development of tropical and Mediterranean regions. Its scientific operations respond to the needs of local populations and the main global issues surrounding agriculture, food and the environment. Its work addresses the main challenges: food and nutrition security, climate change, natural resources management, reduction of inequalities and poverty alleviation.

University of Angers is a multidisciplinary higher education and research institution. Teaching programs and research units in Plant Science greatly contribute to the university’s reputation.

Created on January 1, 2020, the French National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food, and Environment (INRAE) is a major player in research and innovation. INRAE carries out targeted research and resulted from the merger of INRA and IRSTEA. It is a community of 12,000 people with 268 research, experimental research, and support units located in 18 regional centres throughout France. Internationally, INRAE is among the top research organisations in the agricultural and food sciences as well as in the plant and animal sciences. It is the world's leading research organisation specialising in agriculture, food, and the environment. INRAE’s main goal is to be a key player in the transitions necessary to address major global challenges.

The national institute of higher education for agriculture, food and the environment (Institut Agro) is committed to driving agro-ecological, food, digital and climate change transitions through its contributions in training, research, innovation and support for agricultural technical education. Institut Agro includes two institutes, Agrocampus Ouest and Montpellier SupAgro, and several campuses in France. Agrocampus Ouest campus in Angers is specialized in horticultural and landscaping sciences.

Public supports

Under the high patronage of