Cluster Industries & Agro-Resources

Your gateway to the French Bioeconomy


IAR is a world-class Competitiveness Cluster dedicated to the Bioeconomy, Biobased products and Biorefineries.

IAR brings together more than 300 stakeholders from Research, Higher Education, Industry (SMEs and Large Companies) and Agriculture, around a common goal: the optimal valorization of renewable resources. Our objectives are to develop, support and strenghten the French bioeconomy, boost the competitiveness of biobased industries and support job creation by leveraging innovation, training and partnership opportunities.

Together with its members and stakeholders, IAR enables synergies and collaboration between entrepreneurs, research organisations and public authorities to develop the bioeconomy in France. IAR focuses particularly on integrated biorefineries, biofuels, biomaterials, bioechmicals and bio-ingreditents. Since 2005, 192 projects have been supported and launched by IAR with a total R&I budget of more than 1.4 bn€.



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