ACTIA is a non-profit organization, created upon the joint initiative of the French Ministry of Agriculture and the French Ministry of Research in 1983, and grouping today 30 technical private and non-profit centers providing services to French industrial companies in food and drink sector
With over 1000 skilled food technologists, and a total budget of 80 Millions of Euros, the 30 technical centers, members of ACTIA, have developed an international knowledge and expertise on all sectors of food industry and all technologies providing services to more than 75% of French food and drink companies. ACTIA centers activities consist mainly in research and technology transfer for the companies they are supporting to better solve their problems and stimulate innovation. Due to the large covering of ACTIA network regarding French food and drinks companies, ACTIA is a good experienced partner, ensuring technology and knowledge transfer to companies, especially SMEs. ACTIA association is providing many services to its member technical centers aiming to increase their research and development capacity in order to maintain a high quality of services provided to industrial companies.