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Presentation of Woodnat Project at AgroParitch by Wale

AgroParisTech is a higher education and research institute (“Grande Ecole”) aiming at addressing some of the main global challenges of the 21st century : feeding a growing population while sustainably managing territories, preserving natural resources, supporting innovation and integrating the bioeconomy.

While doing so, it addresses the following fields : agronomic sciences and technologies, forestry, life sciences, food technology, biotechnologies, environment, health, management of natural resources, territories development…
 

Main features of AgroParisTech :

  • Internationally renowned for the high quality of its training programmes & research activities
  • Research-based training
  • Focus on innovation & entrepreneurship

 

Two key missions :

  • To offer high quality training to students and professionals in the different curricula delivered by AgroParisTech
  • To advance scientific knowledge, in close association with public and private research centers, main relevant technical-vocational centers and industrial partners

 

Some key facts : 

  • > 2.000 students (20% international)
  • 375 Ph.D. students (40% international)
  • 230 academic staff
  • 24 joint research units 
  • 5 departments
  • 8 campuses (4 in Paris and the greater Paris area)

 

HORIZON2020

 

  •        PREMIUM - Preservation of microorganisms by understanding the protective mechanisms of oligosaccharides (2018/2021)
  • REMIX - Redesigning European cropping systems based on species MIXtures (2017/2021)
  • Green Protein - Revalorisation of vegetable processing industry remnants into high-value functional proteins and other food ingredients (2016/2021)
  • ZELCOR– Zero Waste Ligno-Cellulosic Biofineries by Integrated Lignin Valorisation (2016/2020)
  • MARCO - MArket Research for a Climate Services Observatory (2016/2018)
  • FOODSECURE – Interdisciplinary research project to explore the future of food and nutrition security (2012/2017)
  • LOGIST’EC – Improving logistics for Biomass supply from energy crops (2012/2016)
  • DiverIMPACTS - Diversification through Rotation, Intercropping, Multiple cropping, Promoted with Actors and value-Chains Towards Sustainability (2017/2022)