ORGANISATION

ABOUT US

Contribute to advancement through innovation in the Global South and for the Global South

Our aim 

To boost transfers of technologies and know-how adapted to the Global South (tropical and equatorial regions, developing and emerging countries) to the economic world.

Our mission 

To promote and transfer technologies of socioeconomic interest developed by French public research laboratories to markets in the Global South.

What we do

Our team of business managers offers a service tailored to your needs:

  • Assistance with intellectual property management;
  • Creation of a technologies portfolio with a promotion and transfer mission;
  • Marketing and promotion of technologies in markets in the Global South;
  • Pre-industrial maturation, project management, licensing agreements;
  • Establishment of innovating companies.

FOR A FAIR TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER TO THE GLOBAL SOUTH

The International Cooperation Center of Agricultural Research for Development (Cirad), the Institut Pasteur, the French Research Institute for Development (IRD) and the four overseas universities (Reunion, French West Indies-Guiana, New Caledonia and French Polynesia) have joined forces to promote French research for the advancement of countries in the Global South and have established the Theme-based Technology Transfer Consortium (CVT) "Valorisation Sud".

The "Valorisation Sud" Consortium (CVT) is an inter-institutional organisation certified within the framework of investments for the future. With a ten-year endowment of 9 million, the CVT Valorisation Sud is the French national reference organization for transfers of technology and know-how adapted to tropical and equatorial regions and developing countries.