The figures talk for themselves

Over than 1000 businesses - 2nd  ranking region in France for jobs

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Great business opportunities on offer

Great because the market is sure to respond
Plant-based protein foods or plant-based meat products are an up-and-coming sector. The food industry is the region’s top sector employing 24% of the workforce.
Now that’s inspirational!

Great because gaps exist in the market
In spite of that the region have the marine resources upfront, marine-based products such as fish, crustaceans, and algae have yet to be explored. Be ready to get your golden ticket idea!

Great because companies in the sector need you
Are you experts in smart manufacturing? Then join us here in Pays de la Loire and take the food industry to the next level.

Is your need different? Let’s look at its business potential.

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Leading names

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Powerful networking and the right connections

Innovation clusters

Valorial

Largest network for collaborative innovation in the food industry.

Vegepolys

The reference cluster regarding production of specialized plants respecting both environment and health

www.vegepolys.eu

Innovation platforms

Cap Aliment

specialises in food innovation and brings together business, education, research, government and industry.

www.capaliment.fr

Ligépack

Provides a platform for manufacturers and researchers to collaborate on designing ecological solutions for tomorrow’s food packaging needs.

Proxinnov

An organization serving manufacturers, bringing together companies in the robotics sector
www.proxinnov.com

Technocampus Alimentation

Mutualized technological research platform dedicated to food industry

http://technocampus.fr/

Business clusters

Ligeriaa

A support organisation for the development of regional food industry businesses.

NovaChild

An innovation network for childhood wellbeing with links to the food industry.

Academic and technological resources

Academic resources

  • Oniris: Engineering school specializing in veterinary medicine, agrifood and food science – Nantes
  • ESA: Prestigious institution (Grande Ecole) of Agriculture

Technological resources

  • CTCPA: Agrifood technical centre

Let's meet at an event

22 September

Food factory

An international conference of the food factory of the future.

Meet us there!
22 October

NutrEvent

Rennes

Business convention for innovation in food, feed, nutrition and health. 22 - 23 October 2019

www.nutrevent.com
Meet us there!