Future Lab : Dive right into the future food trends of 2030Hall 6
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New for SIAL Paris 2018, FUTURE LAB unveils the food trends of tomorrow!
Situated in the connecting passage between Hall 6 and the main gallery, this predictive space is designed to portray the future of SIAL Innovation.
This future was made tangible thanks to a triptych composed of an experiential tunnel, a rising start-ups space, and virtual reality concepts.
Ecotrophelia's ambition is to promote entrepreneurship and competitiveness in the European food sector, through the implementation of a training network of excellence in food innovation and the organisation of the national and European food innovation competition "Les Trophées Étudiants de l'Innovation Alimentaire", a real incubator of ideas for the food industry. ECOTROPHELIA develops a real culture of food innovation within French and European Universities and Grandes Ecoles.Visit their website
Created on January 1, 2020, the French National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food, and Environment (INRAE) is a major player in research and innovation. INRAE carries out targeted research and resulted from the merger of INRA and IRSTEA. It is a community of 12,000 people with 268 research, experimental research, and support units located in 18 regional centres throughout France. Internationally, INRAE is among the top research organisations in the agricultural and food sciences as well as in the plant and animal sciences. It also ranks 11th globally in ecology and environmental science. It is the world's leading research organisation specialising in agriculture, food, and the environment. INRAE’s main goal is to be a key player in the transitions necessary to address major global challenges. Faced with a growing world population, climate change, resource scarcity, and declining biodiversity, the institute is developing solutions that involve multiperformance agriculture, high-quality food, and the sustainable management of resources and ecosystems.Visit their website
AgroParisTech is the institute for environmental, biological sciences and industries, under the supervision of the ministries in charge of agriculture and higher education. As a player in higher education and research, this major international benchmark institution addresses the major challenges of the 21st century: feeding people through sustainable land management, preserving natural resources, promoting innovation and integrating the bio-economy.Visit their website
International reference for 20 years in the field of expertise and development of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) uses, LAVAL VIRTUAL opened the Laval Virtual Center in September 2017. This venue brings together experts in VR, AR and related technologies (interactive 3D, motion capture, etc.). Its mission is to support all sectors of activity and professions wishing to use these innovative technologies, to help emerge and accelerate the development of VR/AR projects: creativity sessions, consulting, training, monitoring, provision of existing or future equipment on the market, etc...Visit their website