Terres Inovia: Terres Inovia, the technical institute for producers of oilseed crops, protein crops, industrial hemp and their commodity chains, reaches out to the upstream farming sector where it is deeply engaged in re-engineering farming techniques to meet new environmental, economic, regulatory and societal standards.
ITERG—French institute for fats and oils engineering and research: ITERG, the applied technology centre for lipid processing industries, serves the fats–oils sector with technical support and analytical, processing and nutrition expertise. ITERG also delivers key sector services—desk-research intelligence, training–education, market and industry analysis, and more.
Sofiprotéol: Sofiprotéol, an AVRIL Group-subsidiary that finances innovation and development ventures, is a strategic partner to the entire food–farming industry and agribusiness chain. Sofiprotéol is geared to backing French oils and proteins commodity chains, where it helps structure and develop strong national value chains with deeply local roots. The company has always looked to finance innovation, backing public-interest projects designed to secure a sustainable future for the oils and proteins sector. Our financing packages for interbranch projects are designed to unite public and private initiatives to improve the competitiveness of oil crop–protein crop production, foster innovation and applied research programmes, and develop the prospects offered by market openings and opportunities.