|Who we are » Mediterranean Agroforestal Institute|
The IAM is a market-oriented research- and educational institute in the field of plant protection, cropping systems of fruits, vegetables and ornamentals, and ecology in the Mediterranean zone. The institute, belonging to the Polytechnic University of Valencia, was created in 2002 with the objective to boost multidisciplinary research and education in Mediterranean agriculture and agroforesty and to translate and communicate scientific knowledge to users. IAM offers the industry, public institutions and students an integrated package of market-oriented services, such as applied R&D, courses for students and professionals, project coaching, and consulting. The institute is composed of more than 40 people, including senior scientists, technicians, post docs and PhD students.