Our objectives

a sustainable food production system

We are aiming to put forward environmental, energy, digital, economic and social transitions to develop sustainable, responsible and competitive aquaculture and agriculture. In particular, we are working on process control and answering new social needs.

The R&I landscape

A R&I concentration in a dense agri-food basin

Breton R&I landscape in this domain is composed of 100+ research structures. They can rely on different innovation actors such as SATT Ouest Valorisation to develop market applications. Clusters like Valorial and VEGEPOLYS VALLEY boost collaborations between economic actors and academic ones.


patents since 2000


of Breton land dedicated to agricultural activities

L’Institut Agro Rennes-Angers

Dedicated to life sciences

L’Institut Agro Rennes-Angers is dedicated to life sciences, from plant and seeds phenotyping, agricultural systems, to milk transformation. L’Institut researchers also work on fish population monitoring, at the crossroads with the “Maritime economy for blue growth” area.

Université de Rennes 1

environment, nutrition and health

At Université de Rennes 1, researchers are working on the links between environment, nutrition and health.

Université de Bretagne Occidentale

Biology and health hand in hand

At Université de Bretagne Occidentale, researchers are working on agri-food issues from a safety and quality perspective. This include work on microbial food spoilage, economics, management or sustainable alimentation practices.

Learn more about the researchers contributing to this area

The next call will open soon
Start 2022/09/1 End 2022/12/01

Interested by one of the BIENVENÜE fellowships? Look further at the eligibility conditions, the programme content, the financial support and how to apply in the dedicated section.