Higher Education Institution Agronomy, food, environment


We develop international education and research projects in agroecology and sustainable food systems.


Marine Pobel Head of International Relations Department


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 : Foodshaker, which has supported 32 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. 


2017 : 10th anniversary of AGRAPOLE

Diversified workshops to learn more about each others activities

2017-06-16 - 10 ans Agrapole - 40


2017-06-16 - 10 ans Agrapole - 41


2017-06-16 - 10 ans Agrapole - 17


2017-06-16 - 10 ans Agrapole - 3


Sophie Rotteleur

International Relations Department

+33 - (0)4 27 85 85 51