The fact that the School was founded by farmers was instrumental in forging an immediate close relationship with industry, society and the economy.
Such ties are still prevalent within the field of research, where the School’s activities concentrate on “Research, Development and Consulting”.
These activities are available in a wide range of formats, from fundamental works in response to an explicit order from professionals through to auditing, finalised studies and services.
At PURPAN, lecturers have the following three responsibilities: Teaching / Support and guidance / Research, development & consulting activities
PURPAN's research, development & consulting teams are affiliated with France's leading research organisations (INRA, CNRS, etc.)