2020 Edition

The Innovation Awards Roullier contest is open to all universities and research laboratories and rewards the two best research projects relating to the Groupe Roullier’s fields of expertise in Plant Nutrition and Animal Nutrition.

Each of the contest’s two winners will receive :

  • the opportunity to develop its agronomic research project during one year in its host laboratory and in partnership with the Groupe Roullier,
  • a financial grant of €75,000 under the conditions set forth in the Regulation.

Project Steps

  • 01/09/19
    Opening date of applications
  • 31/03/20
    Closing date of applications
  • 31/05/20
    Nomination of the two winners
  • 24/06/20
    Awards ceremony

Contest themes

Applicants' projects must fall within one of the following contest themes :

Plant Nutrition:

Soils for Plant Nutrition in agricultures

  • Soil fertility, nutrition and plant health
  • Innovative cultural practices and agro-ecology
  • Soil structure, water management and climate change
  • Biodiversity and soil functions

Animal Nutrition:

  • Mineral nutrition and nutrient availability (Calcium, Phosphorus and Magnesium)
  • intestinal health and immunity
  • Animal welfare

Jury specific selection criteria:

  • The quality and scope of the scientific production
  • The originality of the scientific approach
  • The nature of the contribution to the Organiser's research, or to the development of the research
  • The contribution to researcher training

Previous editions

2001
2002
2005
2018

Innovation news

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

Innovation awards plant nutrition jury members

Innovation Awards 2020 - Plant Nutrition Jury members

31 October 2019

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

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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”.

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.

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