IAR - The French Bioeconomy Cluster

France: Hauts-de-France
Antoine Peeters
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Overview

About us

IAR is the French cluster dedicated to the Bioeconomy. It brings together more than 340 stakeholders from farmer cooperatives, research organisations and universities to VCs, start-up, SMEs and large industries, including end-users, around a common goal: the optimal valorisation of renewable resources. IAR’s strategic axis are: bio-based chemicals, biomaterials, advanced biofuels and biogas, ingredients for food and feed as well as renewable resources  Its activities focus on supporting the development of the bioeconomy in France and more specifically in the regions of Hauts-de-France and Grand Est.

Established - 01 January 2005
Staff in the management team - 11-20

Cluster composition

  • 340
    Cluster Members
  • 139
    SME's
  • 0
    Number of start-ups among SME's
  • 0
    Large Companies
  • 0
    Research Organisations, Universities, Technology Centers
  • 0
    Number of civil society members
  • 0
    Other Ecosystem Actors
Legal form of the cluster organisation
Non-Profit
Languages spoken
English French German Portuguese Spanish
Link to the team description on the cluster organisation website

Management team

Dumange Boris
Cluster Manager
Peeters Antoine
ECCP Responsible Person

Sectorial and industrial focus

Sectoral industries
Sectoral Industries (NACE 4 digit)
Cross-sectoral industries
Advanced Packaging
Industrial Alliances and Ecosystems
Technology fields
S3 EU priority areas

Services

Support services provided

Other (please specify)

Further information

IAR acts as a ‘one-stop shop’ for organisations in the bioeconomy, from initial R&D to production and commercialisation of products. We support innovation and economic development through:

  • networking and dialogue
  • project management (from projects ideas to implementation)
  • economic and technology intelligence
  • internationalisation support
  • startups and companies economic development
  • education and training
  • advocacy

Support programmes

EU Programmes

European Programmes
FP7 H2020 CIP/COSME INTERREG Other

Name & description

In 10 years, IAR has been supporting more than 210 projects for a total investment of €1,5 billion. The few projects listed below are only a selection of some key initiatives the cluster is invovled in.

Project name

Cooperation activities

International cooperation

Targeted countries

Brazil
Canada
United States

Transnational cooperation

Targeted countries

Belgium
Germany
Italy
Netherlands

Transnational support activites

Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs

International support activites

Support to collaborative activities/etc.

Membership in Cluster Partnerships or initiatives

Profile name Location
3BI

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