13 Dec 2016
2016 Science with an Impact Award given to the Cattle Genetics and Genomics Team in the Animal Genetics and Integrative Biology unit at INRA Jouy-en-Josas. The group’s innovative research has revolutionised livestock breeding.
|feeding France and the world||predicting and fighting the effects of climate change||ensuring access to healthy and sustainably produced foods||Innovating in plant and animal selection|
|reducing dependence on pesticides and fertilizers||preventing zoonoses||saving species (e.g., elms, plane trees, deer)||preserving genetic biodiversity (e.g., of grapevines, wheat, trout, cattle)|
Some "Success stories"
19 Sep 2014
Using a suite of case studies, INRA researchers developed a unique methodology to understand how research can yield impacts. Their work also reveals what the institute can do to promote innovation. Below is an interview with Pierre-Benoit Joly and Laurence Colinet, who both led the study.