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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 652637.

Association de Coordination Technique pour l’Industrie Agro-alimentaire

ACTIA is a non-profit organisation, created upon the joint initiative of the French Ministry of Agriculture and the French Ministry of Research in 1983, and grouping today 31 technical private and non profit centres providing services to French industrial companies in food and drink sector.

With over 1000 skilled food technologists, and a total budget of 80 Millions of Euros, the 31 technical centres, members of ACTIA, have developed an international knowledge and expertise on all sectors of food industry and all technologies providing services to more than 75% of French food and drink companies.

ACTIA Centres activities consist mainly in research and technology transfer for the companies they are supporting to better solve their problems and stimulate innovation. Due to the large covering of ACTIA network regarding French food and drinks companies, ACTIA is a good experienced partner, ensuring technology and knowledge transfer to companies, especially SMEs.

ACTIA association is providing many services to its member technical centres aiming to increase their research and development capacity in order to maintain a high quality of services provided to industrial companies.

Website: www.actia-asso.eu/ or www.horizon2020.gouv.fr

NCPs involved:

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Christophe Cotillon

Tel.: +33 1 44 08 86 15


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Antoine Kieffer

Tel.: +33 1 44 08 37 05


Institution legal name
Association de Coordination Technique pour l’Industrie Agro-alimentaire

Institution short name


16 Rue Claude-Bernard
75231 Paris
Cedex 05

Tel.: +33 (0) 144088620
Fax.: +33 (0) 144088621