IAR – The French Bioeconomy Cluster

EFIB Stakeholder Profile

Company/Organisation type: Public Organisation/Network/Cluster/Associations

Focus area/active in: 

  • Agriculture & Forestry
  • Apparel / Fashion / Textiles
  • Bio-based Chemistry
  • Bio-based Materials
  • Biorefinery / Pilot Plant
  • Engineering / Scale-up
  • Enzyme Technologies & Bioprocesses
  • Feedstock / Biomass
  • Food / Nutrition / Ingredients
  • Fuels / Lubricants
  • Packaging
  • Personal Care (e.g. cosmetics)
  • Plant-based Food
  • Plant Research / Crop Development
  • Production Processes /Manufacturing
  • Synthetic Biology
  • Waste Management / Recycling


IAR is a leading French Bioeconomy Cluster, recognised across Europe and internationally. It gathers over 400 members from across the entire bio-based value chain, from upstream agricultural inputs to the marketing of finished products. Members include agricultural cooperatives, research institutions and universities, companies of all sizes, public stakeholders. Our missions: – Transform France into ‘THE’ European bioeconomy leader based on its national strengths – Boost corporate competitiveness and industrialisation through innovation. Provide a structure and coordination and facilitate the growth of a unique world ecosystem – Promote the bioeconomy and its stakeholders The IAR Cluster works on all topics related to the production and optimal use of biological resources (agriculture, forestry, marine resources or by-products and residues) for food, industrial and energy purposes.

Website: www.iar-pole.com

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IAR – The French Bioeconomy Cluster

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