In order to feed our reflections, to follow technological advances, to represent the sector, or to enlarge our network of partners, we are part of national and European working groups specialized in different subjects (innovation, standardization, aquaculture, agri-food...).
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Hauts-de-France Innovation Développement
The Hauts-de-France Innovation Développement agency enables territories and the entire research and innovation ecosystem to identify opportunities through access to European projects, international partners, strategic intelligence, benchmarks, territorial diagnostics, reporting, indicators and dashboards. It also proposes the creation of questionnaires and surveys, targeting of companies with potential and impact analyses.
It develops synergies by identifying the right stakeholders, relevant contact people, by launching and disseminating calls for projects by sector or theme, organizing and leading working groups, designing events, disseminating qualified information, collaborating with research teams and setting up training programs.
CCI Littoral Hauts-de-France
The CCI Littoral Hauts-de-France aims to connect companies, develop business, manage and develop regional facilities, support schools and training organizations: the CCI Hauts-de-France accompany you every step of the way.
EURAMER is an association designed to support the prospects for blue growth. It brings together different actors of the sector in order to encourage the networking of structures, the promotion of their actions as well as coordination with institutions. Its ambition is to promote and develop maritime economy companies with the authorities of the Hauts-de-France region and economic circles.
Plateforme Analyse de Cycle de Vie, [avniR]
Supported by the cd2e, the [avniR] platform is a collaborative resource center whose mission is to initiate and support the transformation of the sectors by proposing new development models based on Lifecycle Thinking in the search for global performance.. The objective is to support regional players in understanding, acquiring and applying this environmental technology.
As a reminder, the Life Cycle Assessment is a standardized evaluation method (ISO 14040 and ISO 14044) allowing to carry out a multi-criteria and multi-stage environmental assessment of a system (product, service, company or process) over its entire life cycle.
ADITEC contributes to supporting innovation, development and improvement of the competitiveness of SMEs and entrepreneurs. Aditec Pas-de-Calais’ services are free of charge and are aimed at all companies, whatever their situation, activity, markets or technological level.
The CEntre NOrmand de la Pêche de l’Aquaculture et des Cultures marines normandes (CENOPAC) is run by AQUIMER. It is a structure that supports the Norman actors of the aquatic products sector in innovation. The professional partners of this center are divided into three commissions (fishing, aquaculture and marine cultures). They identify the major problems they are facing and look for solutions for the future. This “networking” of professionals aims to lead to the implementation of research programs. In addition to the three committees, there is a Scientific and Technical Committee and a Finance Committee.
French Association of Competitive Clusters
The AFPC (French Association of Competitive Clusters) carries the voice of 56 clusters and their more than 12,000 members. It actively contributes to public innovation policy in France and Europe. It participates in all initiatives that contribute to the development of businesses and employment.
ACTIA represents the French network of Technical Institutes for the food industry and federates and boosts the activities of the Technical Agro-industrial Institutes (ITAI) whose more than 1200 researchers, engineers and technicians provide daily support to food companies. It puts in synergy multiple know-how by coordinating 16 Mixed Technological Units (UMT: Partnership Tool between technical institute and public research unit) and 10 Mixed Technological Networks (RMT: Scientific and Technical Partnership Tool).
AQUIMER participates in the reflections of the following Mixed Technological Networks (RMT):
• The RMT ECOFLUIDES, which aims to increase the efficiency and flexibility of energy and water use in food companies, is coordinated by the Ari-food CRITT of PACA with the support of the CTCPA.
• The ECOVAL TRM aims to provide the food industry with the means to meet the following challenges: optimising resource management in conversion processes in relation to the territory and ensuring responsible commitment, changing production and distribution models and the “product” offer, meeting new consumer expectations and behavioral patterns. It is coordinated by ITERG.
CRITT: Regional Center for Innovation and Transfer of Food Technologies
CTCPA: Technical Center for the Conservation of Agricultural Products
ITERG: Technical Institute for Fat Matter & Related Products
Club Sully is an associative structure for consultation, reflection and communication between clusters, designed to strengthen their links, publicize their services and thus encourage innovation in the sectors. This association aims to assert the specificities of the agricultural, agro-industrial, agri-food and forestry competitiveness clusters. These sectors have strong particularities compared to other economic sectors: a very wide variety of production, low concentration, large territorial coverage, etc. The association aims to assert the specificities of agricultural, agro-industrial, agri-food and forestry competitiveness clusters.
The AFNOR association and its subsidiaries constitute an international group at the service of the general interest and economic development. The group designs solutions based on voluntary standards, sources of progress and confidence. Its vocation is to accompany organizations and individuals to spread this trust. This support is carried out through 4 areas of expertise: standardization, publishing, skills and certification.
AQUIMER follows the AFNOR working groups “V45C Processed products from fisheries and aquaculture” and “V45P Fisheries and aquatic products” and is an observer member of the ISO/TC234 committee “Fisheries and aquaculture”.
French Maritime Cluster
The French Maritime Cluster (CMF) brings together all the players in the maritime ecosystem, from industry to services and maritime activities of all kinds. Today it is made up of more than 430 entities: companies of all sizes, competitiveness clusters, federations and associations, laboratories and research centers, schools and training organizations, local authorities and economic players, as well as the French Navy.
The CMF supports its members in the sustainable and responsible development of their activities and projects, in France and abroad, through various actions.
FFPC French Fish and Shellfish Sector
The objective of the Filière Française Poissons et Coquillages (FFPC) association is to monitor and organize actions on all information likely to have negative consequences on the consumption of fishery and aquaculture products and on the image of the sector.
AQUIMER is committed to the FFPC because we are concerned about the control of information that could have a negative impact on both the consumption of fishery and aquaculture products and the image of the sector.
Food For life France
Food for Life France is the French reference platform on food innovation. It brings together different actors from industries to distributors, schools, research centers, financiers and other structures.
As a member of this platform, the AQUIMER Cluster participates in discussions on research and innovation issues in the food industry.
French Guiana Development Innovation
Guyane Développement Innovation’s mission is to stimulate and amplify innovation in all sectors of activity in French Guiana. It aims to publicize, promote and support innovative projects in order to improve the economic performance and competitiveness of companies.
The EATIP (European Aquaculture Technology and Innovation Platform) is an innovation and technology platform for European aquaculture.. Its objective is to develop, support and promote new technologies and innovation in the aquaculture sector.
The AQUIMER cluster has been a member of EATIP since 2011 and has been on its board of directors since 2018.
Within the framework of this platform, the cluster participates in prospective workshops on aquaculture.
Groupe d'expert "Blue Skills" de la DG MARE
Specialized in the development of careers and skills in the blue economy, the expert group was created by the DG MARE in 2017. It supports DG MARE with the development of policy competences for the marine sector and advises it on issues of education, training, competence and career development in the sector. The expert group has 40 members. They represent different sectors of the blue economy and are selected on the basis of their recognized expertise. AQUIMER is one of these experts.