SAPHIR is a project coordinated by INRA and selected by the European Commission for its Horizon 2020 programme. Participants launched the project with a seminar held on 11-13 May 2015 at INRA’s Jouy-en-Josas site.
The INRA Research Center at Jouy-en-Josas is a unique space located in Ile-de-France region, offering research on food, animals, and microorganisms, affirmed and supported by mathematics. The Jouy Research Center is the largest INRA center in France: 820 permanent INRA employees work there along with 430 from other partner organizations and more than 250 on fixed-term contracts. The employees belong to seven of the 13 scientific divisions of INRA, providing a unique strong scientific identity.