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At the heart of the scientific community of Montpellier and the “Languedoc-Roussillon area”, a large range of expertise in the area of agriculture, food, environment and biodiversity
Research units and laboratories
74 research units corresponding to Agropolis International issues related to "agriculture-food-biodiversity-environment"
This collection is a publication issued by Agropolis International within its mission for the promotion of the scientific community skills. Each series which is a directory of skills, is dedicated to a major scientific issue.
These thematic directories provide a global and easy to consult presentation of the laboratories, teams and research units of all the Agropolis intitutes involved in the given issue. They also provide information on the wide range of training sessions available.
Global health - People, animals, plants, the environment : towards an integrated approach to health
Number 25 - December 2019
This 25th dossier d’Agropolis focuses on integrated approaches to human, animal, plant and environmental health.
Scientific and editorial committee:
This document was published with the support of Occitanie/ Pyrénées-Méditerranée Region,
I-SITE MUSE and the National Veterinary School of
Marine and coastal sciences in Occitanie n° 24 (131 pages, July 2019)
More than 150 teams of scientists and experts from the Occitanie Region participated in the 24th issue of the Dossiers d’Agropolis International series, dedicated to marine and coastal sciences in the Mediterranean. These teams come from 15 universities and engineering schools, 13 national research institutions, as well as—and this is a first for this series—private businesses—namely start-ups, consultancy firms, national and even international companies having a presence in Occitanie— and civil society organisations.
Thus, without being exhaustive, this Dossier reflects the diversity, dynamism, originality and multidisciplinary nature of the scientific, applied technological and citizen research pertaining to marine and coastal sciences, both in Occitanie and at national and international levels.
The Occitanie Region—with its significant sea basin, marshes and lagoons, commercial ports and marinas, and the millions of tourists who visit every year—faces a convergence of both diverse and major economic, social and environmental challenges, related to climate change, biodiversity, living resource management and energy transition.
Complex systems - From biology to landscapes n° 23 (80 pages, February 2019)
44 research units and teams (research units, service units, hosting and project teams, and observatories)
8 Federative research bodies related to complex systems oversee the scientific activities of the teams: an institute, six laboratories of excellence (LabEx), an equipment of excellence project (EquipEx) and a Convergence Institute
Several French national and European research infrastructures and data and computation centres essential for managing complex systems are also based in Occitanie. Occitanie has become one of the most outstanding hubs of research in this field at national and European levels.
Viticulture and Wine n° 21 (76 pages, October 2016)
This Dossier presents the scientific structures based in Montpellier and Languedoc-Roussillon area, members of the Agropolis International scientific community, whose activities are focused on training, research and innovation regarding viticulture and wine:
higher education and research institutions, development and incubation platforms 14 joint research units (UMRs, attached to several parent organizations) and research groups, conducting studies in different complementary scientific disciplines (genetics, physiology, agronomy, ecology, oenology, economy, information science, etc.)
3 joint technology units (UMTs), experimental units and field stations, conducting studies in the field or in technology centres for research units and public and private partners.
Scientifically, based on practical examples in five main thematic areas:
This Dossier also highlights the broad scope of partnerships developed by regional scientific stakeholders with the academic sector in France, Europe and worldwide, and with the private sector to support and facilitate top notch research and training, so as to meet the needs of stakeholders in the sector, and of consumers, while fostering innovation.
The range of diploma training-education courses (2-5 years of higher education) offered by Agropolis International member institutions in the viticulture and wine sectors are also presented.
“The year 2015 is marked by a series of events related to climate change.
This 20th Dossiers d’Agropolis International issue regarding impact and adaptation to climate change showcases the work of this community! " (Source :Foreword by Bernard Hubert, President of Agropolis International)
46 research units (UR, depending on a single supervisory authority), or joint research units (UMR, depending on several supervisory bodies), members of the Agropolis International research community
Family farming n° 19 (64 pages, february 2014)
World agriculture is overwhelmingly dominated by family farming, which is the leading rural employment source and food provider.
The 2014 International Year of Family Farming launched by the United Nations spotlights the importance of this system, providing an opportunity for the Agropolis International scientific community to showcase its high long-standing commitment to research ‘on’ and ‘for’ family farming.
This Agropolis International Dossier is a contribution to the UN call for commitments to family farming within the framework of: www.fao.org/family-farming-2014/en
1000 researchers whose activities are fully or partially focused on addressing—in collaboration with many partners—major family farming challenges in France and worldwide.
An overview of training and education opportunities
At the heart of the scientific community of Montpellier and the Languedoc-Roussillon area lies a comprehensive training system in the subjects of agriculture, food, biodiversity and the environment, provided by higher education and research institutions that are members of Agropolis International.
Update on 16/01/20
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