AER BFC has as its mission to promote innovation in the region, in all its forms (technological or otherwise), among all the region’s actors (businesses, local authorities, economic sectors, network actors, students, etc.). Several actions are conducted in this direction:
For business, supply chains, research laboratories, local authorities, etc.
- annual organization, with a hundred or so partners, of “Innovation Month” between September and October: some 40 events on the programme (business appointments, visits, training sessions, workshops, etc.) in the region’s 8 administrative departments to inform, explain, provide concrete solutions, promote the region’s resources, etc.
- the creation of itinerant exhibitions around excellence supply chains and topical issues (FoodTech, “Industrie du Futur”, CSR, biomimetics, etc.), highlighting exemplary businesses and regional resources (research laboratories, technical centres, hubs, clusters, etc.).
- participating in organizing partnership events with actors in the innovation network (supply chains, CCI, technical centres and public laboratories, etc.).
For younger audiences:
- “Young people/Researchers/ Businesses” meetings so that high-school pupils can discover the diversity of trades and skills in a sector of activity (environment, mobility, agrifood, digital, etc.) through the testimonials of businesses and researchers.