Innovation Agronomic Solutions

Innovation Agronomic Solutions

Preparing the agriculture of tomorrow at the Centre Mondial de l'Innovation Roullier

The innovation led by CMI Roullier, from research to bringing to market, allows us to respond to issues in the field encountered by all Group employees in contact with our clients and partners. As such, CMI Roullier works to develop high added-value agronomic and zootechnical solutions that improve agricultural performance in an environmentally-friendly way.

The innovation teams are continually committed to improving and bolstering the unique functions of soil, plant, and animal through the development of technological and biological products that improve yield and quality, allowing for progress to be made in rejuvenating the agricultural world.

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  • 330

    patents and more

  • 22

    scientific publications in 2019

  • 8

    analysis centres*

  • 5,000

    mdedicated to R&D

    * Analysis centres: a research centre that combines specific skills and equipment. For example, the imaging centre for Plant Nutrition and the nutritional efficiency centre for Animal Nutrition

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    CMI Roullier’s international reach

    CMI Roullier works in collaboration with the best universities in the world within our areas of specialisation.

    Our international team has forged over 130 scientific partnerships with research centres in order to develop solutions that most accurately meet the requirements of our agricultural and industrial clients worldwide.

    Every two years, CMI Roullier organises the Roullier Innovation Awards to strengthen its ties with universities. This competition is for researchers and it rewards the best Plant and Animal Nutrition projects.

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    Winners of the 2018 edition: PhD Laura Zanin, University of Udine (Italy) for her work on better nitrogen efficiency PhD Walter Wenzel, BOKU University (Austria) for his work on soil microbiology

    The themes for the 2020 competition were:

    Improving soil quality for plant nutrition in agriculture:

    • Soil fertility, nutrition and plant health
    • Innovative cultural practices and agroecology
    • Soil structure, water management and climate change
    • Biodiversity and soil functions

    Making the animal production cycle more efficient:

    • Mineral nutrition and availability of elements (Calcium, Phosphorus and Magnesium)
    • Intestinal health and immunity
    • Animal welfare

    Our international jury’s selection criteria were:

    • The quality and scope of the scientific results
    • The originality of the scientific approach
    • The nature of the contribution to the Organiser's research, or to development of the research
    • The contribution to researcher training
    • The importance of the contribution to the dissemination of science and technology

    For more information: https://www.innovation-awards-roullier.com