September 2014: The Neurophenols team will presenting at the BENEFIQ, an international forum on health ingredients, which will be held on September 24-25th 2014 in Québec City.

Juin 2014: Alexandre Dal-Pan, Post-doc researcher at INAF, has participated at ISANH Congress at Lisbonne, the june 5th 2014.

December 2013: Nutrineuro laboratory has participated at the last meeting of the Institute of Nutrition Aquitaine Québec (INAQ), the december 10th 2013, in Bordeaux.

October 2013: Julien Bensalem, ACTIV’INSIDE PhD student linked to NUTRINEURO laboratory, won a Young Investigator Award at the " 6th International Congress on Polyphenols and Health" (ICPH6), in Buenos Aires (Argentina), the october 19th 2013.

May 2013: The Neurophenols Project was awarded for the Prix Agrimip des Lycéens 2013. This award is given to honor collaborative projects between scientific, technological, industrial and organizational large groups and academic research, in France (Aquitaine, Bretagne, Pays de la Loire) and Canada (Québec).

A synergy of skills


The Neurophenols project uses the synergy of skills between both industrial and academic partners.


Industrial partners:

The SMEs (Small and medium-sized enterprise) ACTIV’INSIDE (Libourne, FR) and NUTRA CANADA (Champlain, CA) will develop active plant ingredients (fruits partly provided by FRUIT D’OR, Québec, CA) that will be directly tested and objectified in adapted formulations. These formulations will be developed by ATRIUM INNOVATIONS (Québec City, CA) for products intended for human consumption and by SPF-DIANA (Elven, FR), for products intended for pets. These two industrial groups enjoy a leading position in their respective markets. Read more...


Academic partners:

The mixed research unit (UMR) NUTRINEURO (National Institute for Agricultural Research [INRA] and University of Bordeaux) specializes in nutrition and neurobiology, the Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods (INAF, Laval University, Québec City, CA), the National Institute for Scientific Research (INRS-IAF, Laval, CA) and the National Veterinary School ONIRIS (Nantes, FR), will bring their scientific expertise in human and animal nutrition as well as neurobiology. Read more...


Transfer agency:

POLYPHENOLS BIOTECH (Bordeaux, FR; agency attached to the Institute of Sciences of Vine and Wine, ISVV) will ensure the analytical needs of the project are met. It will also work on the screening of bioactivities using cellular model. Read more...