The French National Research Agency (ANR)

Who are they?

ANR is a public body under the authority of the French Ministry of Research. Serving scientific communities and research stakeholders, it aims at funding and promoting basic and applied research, technical innovation and technology transfer and partnerships between research teams in the public and private sectors, on national, European and international levels.,mobilising its expertise to implement and monitor projects covering Initiatives of Excellence, research infrastructures, support for higher education and research exploitation.
European and international actions are an integral part of the ANR’s programming and tied in with the programmes of national and international stakeholders. These actions aim to contribute to the implementation of the European Research Area and to develop partnerships with several countries to promote cooperation between French and international teams.

How are they involved in SUSFOOD?
ANR has been involved as a partner and funder since 2011 in SUSFOOD1 and is also a funder in SUSFOOD2.

Who is involved: Claude Yven, Maurice Héral