The InnoPlant joint technological unit is the name of a new type of partnership, supported by the French Ministry of Agriculture, whose aims is to increase collaboration between a qualified technical institute and a public research institute around an applied research theme.
InnoPlant joint technological unit is at the interface of research and development. InnoPlant’s mandate is to develop anational research and development programthat matches the priorities of each partner in meeting the needs of professional stakeholders and societal expectations, by promoting:
- the co-construction of innovation and technological research whoseresults are operational andcan be applied in the short and medium term;
- the implementation of transversal projects on complex subjects or 'integrative' approaches