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

The 2020 Innovation Awards Roullier – Summary

22 January 2021

The pandemic has thrown the importance of scientific research into stark relief. Against this exceptional backdrop, ten days ago the Groupe Roullier held its 2020 ceremony, in unprecedented virtual format, announcing the two research teams that are the recipients of this year’s Innovation Awards Roullier.

Only 1 month to go until the results of the 2020 Innovation Awards Roullier

11 December 2020

On 11 January we will have the pleasure of handing over the trophies to the two winners of the 2020 Innovation Awards Roullier in Plant Nutrition and Animal Nutrition

INNOVATION AWARDS ROULLIER 2020: Ambitious and Innovative Ideas

3 September 2020

After receiving more than 100 applications (65 Plant Nutrition projects and 36 Animal Nutrition projects) in answer of this international contest organized by the CMI Roullier, our two international juries rigorously reviewed them – first individually and then collectively – in order to choose the competition’s two winners.

Change of date for the Innovation Awards Roullier 2020 ceremony

29 May 2020

In consideration of the current health situation, we decided to postpone the Innovation Awards Roullier 2020 award ceremony. Please note that it will be held on December 11, 2020 (instead of June 24).

Walter Wenzel’s advice, winner of the 2018 Edition

25 March 2020

Walter Wenzel (Austria), winner of the 2018 Innovation Awards Roullier, will give you his advice for 2020 Innovation Awards Roullier edition.

Laura Zanin

Laura Zanin’s advices, winner of the 2018 Edition

18 March 2020

As part of the Innovation Awards Roullier 2020, we give you Laura Zanin’s advices, winner of the 2018 Edition.

You asked for it, we did it!

26 February 2020

Many of you have contacted us to obtain more information about the contest, the content of the application file, the expectations of the juries and the prizes, asking us for an extension in order to write your application as well as possible.

Crossed glances of experts on the Innovation Awards Roullier 2020 – Pr. Mario Estévez and Pr. Johannes Lehmann

14 February 2020

Mario Estévez and Johannes Lehmann are respectively Professor in the department of animal production and food science at the University of Extremadura and Professor of soil biogeochemistry and soil fertility management at Cornell University. As members of the jury of the Innovation Awards Roullier 2020 and experts in their field, they agreed to give their […]

Innovation Awards 2020-Animal Nutrition Jury members

Innovation Awards 2020 - Animal Nutrition Jury members

30 December 2019

We are pleased to present you our three jury members for the Animal Nutrition

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.