Research Areas Biotechnology Le phosphore est un élément très important pour la croissance de végétaux. Malgré son abondance sous forme organique et inorganique.. Chemical Processing of Phosphate In order to be used as crop nutrients or animal feed, apatite (the main phosphate mineral) must be converted to a water-soluble form.. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR has become one of the most important issues facing the mining industry. Nowadays, mining companies.. Mining and Beneficiation The mining process of phosphate ore deposits includes prospecting, exploration, mine development and ore exploitation.. Agriculture Phosphorus (P) is one of the essential element for living organisms. It contributes considerably to crop and animal production and hence.. Geology Natural phosphates (sedimentary and igneous phosphate rocks) are a critical, non-renewable raw material that is pivotal to fertilizer.. Water and Energy Water and Energy belongs to the fifteen main challenges and the key issues for the Humanity in the 21th Century, to achieve its global.. Materials Science Phosphates-based materials have a number of uses ranging from chemical to agricultural and medical products. In order to enahnce.. Digitalization Phosphate industry has launched in the last years an important digital transformation program in order to improve the processes..