• Reduce text

    Reduce text
  • Restore text size

    Restore text size
  • Increase the text

    Increase the text
  • Print

    Print
Winners of the 2016 INRA Awards.. © INRA, Christophe Maître

2016 INRA Awards

Research engineer and director of the Pierroton Forestry Experimental Unit in Cestas, INRA Bordeaux-Aquitaine, Patrick Pastuszka is the winner of the 2016 Award for Technological Innovation. © INRA, NICOLAS Bertrand

Patrick Pastuszka, a forest full of ideas

This pioneering explorer of the Landes Forest’s resources shares his secrets. Recipient of the 2016 INRA Award for Technological Innovation, Patrick Pastuszka, is a research engineer and director of the Pierroton Forestry Experimental Unit in Cestas, INRA Bordeaux-Aquitaine.

Updated on 12/13/2016
Published on 12/13/2016

Between varietal improvement of maritime pine and the development of experimental systems for various research units, Patrick Pastuska is always fishing for innovation. Leading the experimental unit since 1994, he has always been driven by the goal of bridging the gap between researchers and industry professionals. An extraordinary leader who always incorporates the best interests of the group into the projects he leads.