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Over 20 companies

10 357 square of offices and laboratories

Next to the campuses dedicated to environmental sciences: 2 700 researchers and teachers, 1 400 technicians and administrative staff, access to universities and technical platforms: Minéa, Cirad’s technology hall, Montpellier SupAgro ...


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Agropolis Science Park

An ideal location to set up companies and laboratories working in the fields related to agriculture, food or environment. A place to enhance links between research and industry

Premises available (for rent or sale) on the Agropolis Science Park

Evolutive premises to match your requirements and projects.

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At the heart of the Mediterranean basin, halfway between Italy and Spain, Montpellier ranks among the major conurbations with more than 400 000 inhabitants. Montpellier dynamic regional economy is boosted by a remarkable demographic development and an important research network, especially in the sectors linked to medicine, chemistry, agriculture and environment. The unspoilt natural environment offers a kaleidoscope of landscapes between the Mediterranean sea and the vineyards

Agropolis Science Park is located at the North of Montpellier area Agglomeration, in Montferrier-sur-Lez (Boulevard de la Lironde, 34980 Montferrier-sur-Lez)

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Equipped surface: > 2 ha including
10 357 square of business premises.


Downtown Montpellier: 10 min – Montpellier St Roch railway station 7 km - Bus service (and tramway 3rd line in 2015)
Airport: 13 km (20 min) - A9 motorway :10 km - Sète harbour : 40 km

Premises (use): offices and research activities

Location: In an unspoilt natural and quiet environment, with easy car park, the science park is next to the La Valette and Baillarguet campuses where numerous public research and training institutes that are members of Agropolis International are hosted; Agropolis International, a world center for agriculture, food and environmental sciences, gathers the most important European scientific community in the fields of agriculture, food, biodiversity and environment including 2 700 researchers and teaching staff.

Services: hotels, restaurants, commercial shopping center (nearby)

Main organizations or companies, settled on the science park that are related to agriculture and environment
Bioversity International

Research for development in agricultural and tree biodiversity. Its mission is to deliver scientific evidence, management practices and policy options to use and safeguard agricultural and tree biodiversity to attain sustainable global food and nutrition security. Montpellier’s office hosts the program ‘basic foods for a better life’ which studies banana and also cacao and coconut.


Genetic Improvement and adaptation of Mediterranean and Tropical Plants

Joint research unit -CIRAD, INRA and Montpellier SupAgro- focusing on the genetic improvement of tropical and Mediterranean plants. The unit endeavours to create the most suitable planting material for farming systems involving the main 20 tropical and Mediterranean species.


botany and Modelling of Plant Architecture and vegetation

Joint research unit -CIRAD, Cnrs, INRA, IRD, UM-

That conducts basic research on plants and plant communities with the aim of predicting ecosystems responses to environmental forcing, in terms of the distribution/conservation of species and biodiversity, crop production, carbon storage in plant biomass, protection of the environment and the provision of ecosystem services.


Ecological Functioning and Sustainable Management of Banana and Pineapple Cropping Systems

CIRAD Internal Research Unit that conducts functional agro-ecology research and places its expertise at the disposal of the drive to innovate in partnership so as to improve the environmental, economic and social sustainability of banana and pineapple cropping systems; it aims to support the agro-ecological transition away from intensive monocultures (banana, pineapple), and to contribute to the emergence of resilient cropping systems that perform better in agronomic terms, so as to help ensure food security in southern countries (plantain bananas).
The National Mediterranean Botanical Conservatory of Porquerolles Under the authority of the Ministry of Environment, the Conservatory is responsible for the conservation of the Mediterranean plant varieties and species in partnership with a network of scientists. It manages a seed bank of over 2000 species of plants.
GIP Pulvés Public interest group created to lead and coordinate actions related to the mandatory inspection of sprayers in France (for phytosanitary products).

GIP RENATER is a Public Interest Group in digital communication for technology, education and research that provides a wide portfolio of services to its community : Network Services, Applicative Services

RENATER members are: CNRS, CPU, CEA, INRIA, CNES, INRA, INSERM, ONERA, CIRAD, IRSTEA, IRD, BRGM, as well as the Ministry of the higher education and Research

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Engineering office in geotechnics specializing in the prevention and reduction of natural geological risks
IRAM - Institute for research and application of development methods Areas of excellence: Environment & Natural Resource; Decentralisation & Local Development; Micro-finance; Value Chains; Rural Production Systems; Public policies; Gender
The institute operates in over 40 countries in Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean and, more recently, South East Asia and Europe.
IRD Editions Publishing department – Main issues: environmental changes, biodiversity, living resources, health, social, economic, cultural issues related to development. More than 1500 references.
Oenobrands Designs and markets the oenological allowing the creation of solutions that provide an integrated answer for both the ambitions and desires of the winemakers, traders and consumers. It develops a range of oenological products including enzymes, yeast, yeast-derived products and bacteria.
PalmElit Planting material solutions for the tropics - PalmElit proposes selected varieties of very high-yielding oil palms adapted to local conditions.
Racines Racines offers a range of food products throughout the world, meeting popular demand from African and Indian Ocean communities.
Valorhiz Incubated in Montpellier, Valorhiz specializes in design, supply and implementation of innovative solutions for functional diagnosis, biological treatment and monitoring of soils. The solutions (devices, products, processes, tools for Decision Support) are designed for land reclamation, revegetation of disturbed soils, reconstruction of bio-Technosols, sustainable agriculture, treatment of green spaces, management and rehabilitation of contaminated soils.



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