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Objectives

INRA is a national public scientific research institution under the dual aegis of the Ministry of Research and the Ministry of Agriculture.


Picto Publications. © INRA
Picto Publications © INRA

producing and disseminating knowledge

more than 4,000 publications/year;
source: Web of Science

Picto thésards. © INRA
Picto thésards © INRA

training future scientists

more than 1,800 PhD students

Picto Eclairer les décisions publiques. © INRA
Picto Eclairer les décisions publiques © INRA

informing public policy

collective scientific expert reports, foresight and advanced studies


Picto Créations végétales. © INRA
Picto Créations végétales © INRA

promoting innovation through technology transfer and partnerships

354 patents,
470 certificates of plant variety rights,
130 software programs, databases, and decision-making tools

Picto Europe. © INRA
Picto Europe © INRA

shaping national and European research strategies

5 international partnerships
2 European joint programming initiatives,
4 ERA-NET European Coordination Actions,
5 national partnerships

Picto Dialogue Science-Société. © INRA
Picto Dialogue Science-Société © INRA
fostering debate regarding science’s role in society

(figures from 2015)

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