BIOMAE: new start-up "made in Irstea" takes off

Biomae, a new start-up developed at Irstea, has just taken on 3 venture capitalists to help secure its business development and allow it to pursue its R&D projects. Biomae offers a tool for evaluating the quality of water courses.

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2015 PhDs: Now accepting applications for 24 PhD contracts

Future PhD students : Irstea is now accepting applications for 24 PhD contracts. Applications accepted until May 13, 2015 inclusive. Apply now !

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From sensor to indicator: the EDEN project

While technology embedded in machinery or installed directly on plots of land (or in the air !) can help farmers communicate with their fields, it can also be used to allow machines to send information to farmers. This is the EDEN project.

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Research and innovation: Irstea partners with the Compagnie Fruitière

To improve fruit and vegetable production in West and Central Africa, Irstea and the Compagnie Fruitière signed a partnership agreement on February 26, 2015.

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Agricultural machinery project: conference on the main results and perspectives

9 recommendations for the agricultural machinery project will be presented at a conference on Sunday, February 22 at SIMA (International Agricultural Business Show) with Stephane le Foll in attendance.

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Sharing water resources

There is water on Earth. However, as P. Barthelemy points out, "The Earth is actually brown, dyed blue." He indicates that despite the planet's blue colour, easily accessible fresh water is very scarce. That's why it's so important to save, preserve and evaluate the resource, now and for the future. Irstea research is currently tackling this universal and practical issue.

Published 10/02/2014

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Agricultural equipment projet : questionnaire set up for manufacturers

Irstea has been commissioned to identify the strengths and weaknesses of the agricultural equipment sector and to deliver support recommendations to encourage industrial innovation and development as part of the French industrial development and agricultural ecology project.

Participate in the online questionnaire.