Xavier Beulin Campus
A 7 ha Campus, dedicated to bring together actors and to set-up collaborative projects, is under construction with Orléans metropolis.
This Campus will be based within the Orléans research ecosystem, close to the CNRS Campus, University of Orléans and close to all geoscience research stakeholders: BRGM, INRA…
The ambition of this Campus is to consolidate physically, in the medium term, the main initiatives combining digital technology and the plant business, and to bring together the main players in the sector, in order to encourage the "cross-fertilisation" of skills.
Thus Xavier Beulin Campus will be high-tech. The synergy between stakeholders will enable to develop digital technologies and their usages in wider plant sector.
The Campus components
The Campus will receive :
The AGREEN LAB'O Innovation booster : Business hotel and start-up incubator of 1 500 m² offering services similar to the current LAB'O digital accelerator.
- 24 offices
- A coworking space and meeting rooms
- A showroom
- A workshop
The AGREEN LAB'O R&D : Applied R&D platform, cross-cutting all the vegetable sectors, which will be coumpounded of greenhouses, climatic chambers, ourdoor plots... In a demonstration logic, it will be equipped with high-tech digital tools (sensors, imaging, modeling, test bench ...).
The University Greenhouse : Greenhouse hosting the research and training activities of the University of Orleans. The greenhouse will host upstream research projects that can be linked to the AGREEN LAB'O R&D projects.