ADECAL-Technolopole, New Caledonia
Signed in September 2021, the tripartite partnership between IFREMER, ADECAL Technopole and Valbiotis may allow to develop a bank of microalgae with high-potential for healthcare, selected since 2013 in New Caledonian coastal waters. The R&D program led by Valbiotis aims at marketing new active substances in the field of human health. Their production will take place in New Caledonia. All the R&D activities within this partnership will be led in compliance with the Nagoya protocol.
Integrated research institute dedicated to marine science, IFREMER is a public body which contributes to the French research and innovation system, as well as to the European research area. ADECAL Technopole is an association working to promote the competitiveness and attractiveness of New Caledonia through experimentation, transfer and innovation, and contributing to the development of natural marine and terrestrial resources.