The development of both healthy and tasty food is an economical and societal growing challenge. What is more, our food has to be environmentally-friendly and compatible with industrial production. This is a major issue for food companies and will lead to numerous innovations.
The French National Institute of Research in Agronomy (Inra) and its partners the National Centre of Scientific Research (CNRS), the University of Burgundy, the graduate schools AgroParisTech and AgroSupDijon, Welience, the University of Auvergne and the Research Centre of Human Nutrition (CRNH) of Auvergne for clinical trials have launched the network Qualiment® on the 1st of July 2009. This network has been labelled Carnot institute by the Ministry of Higher Education and Research in 2011. This label certifies our scientific excellence and our involvement and competence in partnership.
The aim of the Carnot institute Qualiment® is to make easier and promote bilateral research and to give access for private companies to the scientific excellence of those public research laboratories.
Through the Carnot institute Qualiment®, both multinational and little companies have the opportunity to conduct research focused on a specific theme or on a global approach. By taking advantage of the diverse competences of Qualiment®, you can work on the optimization of the food composition and structure, you can study the molecular mechanisms, create sensory analyses and study food-processing.
We offer our state-of-the-art expertise to conduct research programs with you in the field of nutritional and sensory quality of food.