Private Data Policy

1. Controller and recipients of the personal data

We hereby inform you that your personal data collected on this website are processed by Agro Innovation International, SAS domiciliated at 18, Avenue Franklin Roosevelt – 35400 Saint-Malo.

The personal data collected are intended to be processed by Agro Innovation International. The personal data will also be made accessible to Agro Innovation International’s technical providers ("subcontractors" within the meaning of the regulation), for the strict needs of their mission.

Agro Innovation International may disclose your data to third parties if such disclosure is authorised and required by law or a court decision, or if such disclosure is necessary to ensure the protection and defence of its rights.

Otherwise, your Data will not be transferred or made accessible to any third party without your prior consent.

Agro Innovation International does not transfer your data to a third country in the EEA. In the event of a transfer outside the EEA, such transfers will be subject to appropriate safeguards, such as the standard clauses required by the European Commission.

2. Purposes of the collection of personal data

Your data will be used in different ways, depending on the reason that led you to contact Agro Innovation International on its dedicated website for the Innovation Awards:

  • application to the Innovation Awards Roullier Contest;
  • request for information on the Innovation Awards Roullier Contest through the contact form;
  • subscription to the newsletter;
  • request for information on the next edition(s) of the Contest;
  • wish for future scientific collaboration;

All processing carried out on this site is carried out on the basis of your consent.

3. Rights of the data subject

We remind you that you have the right to access, rectify any inaccurate data concerning you and, in the cases provided for by the regulation, to object, to obtain the erasure of certain data or restriction of processing, or to request their portability for transmission to a third party.

If you want to exercise your rights, please write us at the following address and attach any appropriate supporting document to justify your identity and, if subject to legal restrictions, your request.

4. Retention of personal data

Your personal data will be stored as long as they are needed to fulfill the aforementioned purposes, in particular:

  • 2 years following the last contact you had with Agro Innovation International, for the data processed to answer your information requests or to enable you to receive the newsletter;
  • at the end of the Contest, for the data in the application file.
  • until the next edition of the Contest to provide you with information on the next edition(s)
  • for a period of 5 years to allow contacts for possible scientific collaborations.

Before the expiry of these deadlines, we may contact you again to find out if you agree to a longer storage of your data, in which case the deadlines indicated above will start running again.

At the end of these periods, your personal data will be deleted from the active databases and, if necessary, archived for a period not exceeding the statutory limitation periods or the applicable archiving obligations. Once these deadlines expire, the personal data will be destroyed.

5. Mandatory or optional nature of the Data provided in the form

The Data required by Agro Innovation International to achieve the purposes described above are indicated by an asterisk on the contact form. If you do not fill in these mandatory fields, we will not be able to respond to your requests and/or provide you with the desired services. Indeed, the provision of this data is a condition for the analysis of your online application, otherwise you will not be able to apply.

Data not marked with an asterisk are optional and allow us to know you better and to improve our communications and services to you.

Unless contraindicated by local regulations, you must ensure that the Data submitted as part of your application (directly completed information or attachments) does not contain any sensitive information.

Sensitive information is considered to be information that directly or indirectly reveals whether or not you belong to an ethnic group or alleged race; morals; sexual mores; political, religious or philosophical opinions; trade union or mutualist activity; any criminal convictions or offences; and your social security number.

5. Contact the Data Protection Officer

For any additional information or difficulty relating to the processing of your data, you may contact the Data Protection Officer (DPO) at the following address:

You can also send your request to the email address:

In case of unresolved difficulty, you can refer the matter to the French supervisory authority: the Commission nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL), 3 Place de Fontenoy - TSA 80715 - 75334 PARIS CEDEX 07.

Innovation news

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New monogastric animal (pigs and poultry) collaboration

8 August 2019

In mid-April, the CMI Roullier Animal Nutrition team met with the head of the IRTA* Animal Nutrition, Dr Enric Esteve - along with his team - at the IRTA Mas Bové research centre in Tarragona (Spain) to set up a new monogastric animal collaboration.

New experiments on dairy cows in Spain

3 June 2019

In mid-April, the CMI Roullier Animal Nutrition team met Dr Alex BACH, research professor at the ICREA* and head of the department of ruminant production at the IRTA*, and his team on the experimental Spanish farm Blanca From the Pyrenees

23rd meeting of the ISS International Seaweed Symposium

28 May 2019

The 23rd meeting of the International Seaweed Symposium (ISS) was held in South Korea from 28 April - 3 May 2019, on the theme of “Seaweeds: from Tradition to Innovation”.

CMI partner for the « 3rd Agriculture and Climate Change Conference » in Hungary

10 April 2019

From March 24 to 26, the 3rd Agriculture and Climate Change Conference took place in Budapest, Hungary. International scientific researchers presented their works focusing on the impact of climate change on crop production and proposed solutions to maintain and increase crop productivity in this new context.

The CMI and TAI in partnership with the French Atlas of Soil Bacteria

13 February 2019

Soil represents a vital area of research for the agriculture of tomorrow. The billions of bacteria that can be found in one single gram of soil are an important source of growth for plants. It is for this reason that this issue has a specific R&D department within the CMI, where we have taken in two postdoctoral researchers from Professor Lionel Ranjard’s team from the INRA Agroecology Mixed Research Unit.

Biocontrol for phytoparasitic nematodes

13 February 2019

Phytoparasitic nematodes are microscopic roundworms found in agricultural soils. They affect root development and cause significant yield losses for crops such as potatoes, sugar beet, carrots and cereals. These pests reduce global agricultural production by about 11%, a loss of several million tonnes of crops each year. For environmental and health reasons, almost all of […]

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CMI’s R&D partners with ISTRO, the International Soil Tillage Organisation

22 October 2018

The ISTRO organises an international conference every three years to assess progress in terms of research and innovation attracting around 350 participants (researchers, development engineers, technical or agricultural machinery institutes, educators).

Creation of the LMH Innovation division, working for all professions within the Group

20 September 2018

LMH is enhancing its organisational structure in order to better meet the growing needs of all the Group’s employees on the topic of microorganisms, and the division will enable optimised and accelerated innovation in this field.

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The Roullier Innovation Awards 2018 Ceremony day

3 July 2018

On Thursday 28 June, the 2018 Roullier Innovation Awards trophies were presented to the two winners during a wonderful ceremony day.

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Interview with Dr. Bernard Dumas, winner of the Innovation Awards first edition in 2001

23 March 2018

In 2001, the first Innovation Awards event, formerly the Plant Engineering Prize, rewarded 2 research laboratories for their scientific projects. We wanted to have a talk with Dr. Bernard Dumas, head of the winning team from the University of Toulouse.

Who is Groupe Roullier?

Since 1959, the Groupe Roullier‘s teams have been meeting the real needs of industry in the sector. A major operator in Animal and Plant Nutrition for 60 years, the Groupe Roullier has always continued to develop its expertise and skillsets. To maintain its leadership in these domains, the Centre Mondial de l’Innovation Roullier was created in Saint-Malo, historical hometown of its first production unit, to gather on a single site and with unique means, all skills involved in the innovation process.

To get more information, head to the page dedicated to the innovation at CMI Roullier.