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About Agropolis International
The Association Agropolis International was founded in Montpellier 24 January 1986 by the research and higher education institutes located in Montpellier and the Languedoc-Roussillon area working in the field of agriculture, food, biodiversity and environment, with the support of the government and local authorities.
This platform is open to the development of the Mediterranean and Southern countries; it also gathers a large range of stakeholders and partners of the economic development and from the civil society.
In 2016, the Association Agropolis International celebrated its 30th anniversary.
5 main missions
Facilitating access to the skills and ressources of the scientific community
Providing a platform for building and coordinating new international partnerships
Being at the interface between the stakeholders of the economic development and innovation issues
Supporting the dialogue between science and society
Providing a place for exchanges and the reception of partners, a common house for the regional scientific community involved in agriculture – food – biodiversity – environment issues.
Agropolis International comprises 46 member institutions
With 24 scientific institutions, 5 local authorities and representatives of the economic development and the civil society, Agropolis International is an original and unique place for exchanges and building up partnerships
Services and tools
Promoting the skills of the scientific community (portals, thematic directories …)
Providing services for the organization of national and international events
Supporting interinstitutional and common projects (management, coordination…)
Supporting the activities of member institutions (service for the reception of delegations, assistance to visiting scientists, management of specific projects…)
Accompanying the stakeholders involved in innovation issues and the economic development in their international activities.
A team of 20 persons
Agropolis International history
Update on 2/01/17
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