ITEIPMAI is a Technical Institute that carries out applied research to assist the perfume, medicinal and aromatic plant sector.
This national association around 5 main axes :
- The creation of tailor-made varieties that respond to the ever changing needs of growers
- The development of improved and environmentally friendly tools and methods for crop protection and management
- The identification of fresh market niches that provide more opportunities for growers through the use os new species or innovative uses of existing species
- Structuring the sector and the evolution of its regulations and standards (AFNOR, Pharmacopeia)
Being an Association (1901 law), the General Assembly of the ITEIPMAI (about 130 members) elects a board of directors composed of 15 members (5 for each of the medicinal, aromatic and perfume plant sectors). It is chaired by Laurent Martineau.