The region funds innovation and environmental transition

EUR 412,228.60 for the Innovative Sector of Forgotten Fruits and Vegetables – Fi’Fruit (Virazeil)

The Fi’Frui project is to develop an innovative sector of forgotten fruits and vegetables. This project is based on “pioneers” of producers to create gardens of varieties not listed in the catalog (Certification of plant varieties). Of particular concern are figs, pork plums, almandines in organic farming, rhubarb and Mirabelle plums. Investments include mycorrhiza (symbiotic association between fungi and plant roots), preparatory and planting work, irrigation, wallpapering and crop protection.

161 036 euros for Prefa 2 Gascogne (Samazan)

Prefa 2 Gasgogne manufactures concrete walls, which it sells to its subsidiary Les √Čtablissements Delorenzo and public works companies. Faced with quality problems and delays in the supply of prefabricated elements, the company decided to build a new plant with the union of the concrete plant. This new plant will allow to produce larger parts. It is also planned to create a laboratory for the development of new, more technical concretes, such as high-performance fiber concrete. In this way, Prefa 2 Gasgogne will be able to diversify its market in civil engineering (cities, bridge decks, etc.) and expand its geographical reach beyond the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region, creating eight jobs.

99 219 euros from Someton (Fauillet)

The enterprise carries out production of the details processed by exact machining, the average sizes, small series. Works in the field of aeronautics, space, energy, medical and special engineering for industry, in particular for the textile industry (production of technical parts). Today, the company expects to reduce its activity on parts for waterjet cutting machines. That’s why Someton is going to invest in a machining center to quickly produce complex parts with long machining cycles. They will actually be made in one operation against three at the moment. These specific investments will allow the company, on the one hand, to increase its productivity and reduce production costs, and on the other hand, to produce specific parts that it can not produce at present. This project should create four jobs.

129 508 euros in Point Press (Le Passage)

Point Press specializes in advertising branding. With more than 40 years of existence, the company has invested in 2021 in new digital equipment. To continue its development, Point Press wants to offer its customers a new range of organic textiles, printed in a more environmentally responsible way, as well as the implementation of a tool to personalize the product through its e-commerce site. Therefore, the company will develop a printing process on organic textiles using biological inks. Today, small batches are made by gluing Flex vinyl material to fabric using a thermopress. Concerned about environmental issues, the company prints the pattern directly on a textile basis, avoiding the use of plastic materials. The region is funding this project, which is to create three jobs.

121 658 euros to MCR Composites (Bon-Encontre)

MCR Composites specializes in the development, production and marketing of composite parts and molds for industry. In addition to the main activities of subcontractors – in the sector of viticulture, leisure transport, civil and maritime security – the company has developed its own products: fishing boats. Today, the company wants to develop an electric recreational boat made of biological plant fibers. This new boat will allow the company to find new customers in France and abroad, particularly in northern Italy in the lake region.

196,542.60 euros for the Agen agglomeration

As part of a joint effort, the Agglomeration has built a new civil service for tomorrow’s waste disposal. This new master plan includes several areas of activity, including local management of food biowaste and green waste. The Tribio project focuses on plant management for residents, local, if not available, in waste recycling centers with services such as: collecting and shredding branches during the pruning season, renting 12-meter landfills¬≥ even 30 m¬≥, loans for shredders for municipalities, deployment of biowaste collection on a weekly basis (in the inner suburbs) and support for residents involved in joint biowaste management (in urban centers). The aim of the project is to offer all residents local solutions for biowaste and green waste management. Ultimately, the goal is to remove 3,500 tons of household waste and reduce the amount of green waste in the agglomeration by 2,000 tons.

443 138 euros to be returned to Migado (Le Passage)