ISARA-Lyon is located at the heart of AGRAPOLE, an excellence cluster for research, development and innovation management, gathering over 50 professional organizations in agricultural and food sectors.
ISARA-Lyon and more than 50 professional organizations of the agricultural and food sectors constitute AGRAPOLE, located in Gerland Biopôle district, with the objectives to :
- Attract and federate all knowledge in agriculture and food in one cluster.
- Improve synergies between all the organizations, jobs, skills and expertise in agriculture and food.
This cluster lead to the creation of :
- A business creation incubateur (AGRAPOLE incubator), which has supported 19 projects since its creation at the end of 2008.
- ALLIRA cluster, created in 2011 by the professionals of the food chain, promoting the gastronomic heritage.