Biopôle Clermont-Limagne
Technology park for life sciences
Year of creation : 2005
Statut : non-profit association
Size : 29
% of CA dedicated to R&D : NC
Patents (number of) : NC

Contact details

Biopôle Clermont-Limagne

5 rue Emile Duclaux

63360 Saint-Beauzire



Contact : Aurélien Lepennetier
Phone : +33 473 337 190
Email : contact@vegepolys-valley.eu
Website : www.vegepolys-valley.eu

Végépolys Valley

Végépolys Valley is a competitiveness cluster gathering together firms, research and training centres in the plant field around some innovative projects to strengthen the firms' competitiveness!


Végépolys Valley, an international plant cluster, gathers actors of the whole plant sector, from genetics to using. It is implemented in 4 French historical regions (Pays de la Loire, Auvergne Rhône Alpes, Bretagne, Centre Val de Loire) to be closer to its 500 members. The cluster boosts and supports the innovation co-designing from upstream to downstream. In order to meet the environmental, economic, and social stakes, VEGEPOLYS VALLEY wants to be the leading international plant cluster for a more competitive, qualitative, environment, and health-friendly agriculture. To support its members worldwide, the cluster relies on its networks, its 2 branches (China and Latin America), and its expertise regarding European projects. 


In order to meet the environmental, economical, and social criteria, VEGEPOLYS VALLEY aims at being the leading international plant cluster for a more competitive, qualitative, environment, and health-friendly agriculture.


The cluster boosts innovation among its members according to 7 axes: 

3 for production:

  • Varietal innovation and seeds and plant performance.
  • Plant health.
  • New technologies and practices for plant production systems.

4 for uses:

  • Plant for food and feed.
  • Nutrition health prevention, well-being, cosmetics.
  • Biobased Materials and bioprocessing.
  • Urban farming & Plants in the city.