Valorial is a French competitiveness cluster dedicated to “food for tomorrow”. It main
objective is to foster innovation from companies located in western France giving them
the opportunity to become leader in their fields in France and abroad.
Britany is the first area of food production in France. It’s more than 850 food companies with up than 10 employees with a turnover of €35bn, including €4bn of exports. It’s also 130,000 jobs through direct employment, 2000 researchers for 30 higher education institutes on food topics.
Innovation and collaborative projects, accredited by Valorial, are serving companies’ competitiveness and economic development. All food sectors are represented (equipment, dairies, meat, vegetable, ready to eat meals, seafood...) With 274 members from industry (181), research (54) and training (39). 53% of Valorial’s Industrial members are SMEs. All agrofood sectors are represented through company members.
Since 10 years, it’s more than 318 collaborative and innovative projects accredited. Companies found a positive environment to develop innovative products or services and strengthen their competitiveness.