Themes

THEMES

The core of IAR’s work is related to the bioeconomy, focused on the following topics: ingredients for human food and animal feed, biomass resources, bio-molecules, bio-based materials and bio-energy.

These strategic themes are the focus of dedicated committees and working groups who exchange information, work collaboratively and help project development.

Agricultural biomass, forestry biomass, marine biomass, bio-waste, microbial biomass


CHALLENGES:

Sustainable resource production, protection of farming systems, reconciling food and non-food uses, ecosystem services, local sectors maximising the value of biomass


TOOLS AND MARKETS:

Innovative agricultural systems, soil fertility management, recycling of residual products, biological inputs, biological control measures, precision agriculture, digital agriculture, agricultural machinery


Committee President: Ghislain GOSSE, President of Agro Transfer Resources and Territories
Committee Vice President: Christian ROUSSEAU, Farmer, Vice-president of Terrasolis and of RITTMO
IAR Contact: Carole LEVERRIER

TARGET MARKETS:

Food and feed


Target products:

Intermediate products: starches, gelling agents, emulsifiers, flours, colourants, sweeteners, vegetable proteins…
End products: biscuits, protein-based foods, food supplements, pasta, cooked meals, wine and beers, functional foods…


Committee President: Frédéric BOUVIER, Scientific Advisor, Nutrition and R&D at Roquette
Committee Vice President: Denis CHÉREAU, General Manager of Improve
IAR Contact: Sandrine DEREUX

TARGET MARKETS:

Intermediate chemicals of plant origin, polymers (thermoplastics, thermosetting materials, elastomeric materials), plant-based compounds (lubricant base, bio-solvents, surfactants and other additives: rheology additives, flame retardants, preservatives (antimicrobial), anti-UV and antioxidants, colourants and pigments, fragrances), bio-active substances, cosmetics, paints, inks, polishes, detergents, coatings, phytosanitary products, materials, industrial sector (lubricants, cleaning products), aromas and perfumes


TARGET PRODUCTS:

Shampoos, creams, make-up, nail polish, decorative and protective paint, printer inks, wood glue and industrial glue, lubrication products for chainsaws and metal work, industrial and home-cleaning products, dishwashing liquid, flooring (for example for sports halls, asphalt and other road resurfacing work), tyres, candles, plant protection additives


Committee President: Gérard BACQUET, General Manager of ESCOM
Committee Vice President: Stéphanie FOUQUAY, Scientific director at Bostik
IAR Contact: Jacky VANDEPUTTE

TARGET MARKETS:

Transport, buildings and public works, packaging, sport and leisure, furniture and design


TARGET PRODUCTS:

Composite parts for the transport sector (car interiors, train cabins etc), insulation products, asphalt made from plant-based aggregates, membranes, coatings for the construction sector and public works, packaging and bags destined for the agri-food industry, cosmetics etc, linens, sports and leisure products, furniture etc


Committee President: Karim BELHOULI, General Manager of the Linen Cluster of the Cap Seine ‘Pôle Lin du groupe Cap Seine’
Committee Vice President: Pierre BONO, General Manager of Fibre Research and Development and of CODEM
IAR Contact: Jean BAUSSET

TARGET MARKETS:

Road, air and sea transport


TARGET PRODUCTS:

Biodiesel, ethanol, cellulosic ethanol, hydrogen, biogas, bio-kerosene, ethanol fuel cells etc.


Committee President: Frédéric MARTEL, Director of Procéthol 2G
IAR Contact: Caroline RAYOL

TARGET MARKETS:

Gas, energy, chemicals, fertilisers etc

biogaz


TARGET PRODUCTS:

Biogas, molecules and fertilisers


Committee President: Thierry DANIEL, North-East Territory Delegate at GRTgaz
IAR Contact: Caroline RAYOL

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