Our partners

  • Competitive clusters

    • Polymeris (BSO*)

      Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes / Bourgogne Franche Comté / Centre Val de Loire

      POLYMERIS intends to play the role of innovation referent for Rubbers, Plastics & Composites on French and European territory to work in favor of an industry in transformation, dynamic and innovative, accompanying the emergence and the perpetuation of stronger ecosystems, more integrated between public and private players, ultimately enabling France, its regions and its companies to achieve excellence in key sectors for the future, while being part of a more marked European ambition.

    • Techtera (BSO*)


      Techtera is the competitiveness cluster dedicated to the French textile industry. It leads a network of members (companies, research laboratories, technical centers, universities and colleges), 178 members in 2019 including 134 companies, with the main objective of stimulating competitiveness through collaborative innovation. Techtera thus supports its members through 3 strategic axes: smart and high-performance materials, circular economy and resource efficiency, factory 4.0 and new economic models.

  • Laboratories, universities, schools



      Life sciences and medical research- Engineering sciences and computer science- Physics Chemistry and earth sciences- Human and social sciences.

      The university affirms its desire to open up to the social and economic world with the signing of collaboration charters with large industrial or service groups, professional unions, competitiveness clusters, with in particular access to training throughout life.


      Centre-Val de Loire

      The University of Orléans (UO) is a French multidisciplinary university founded in 1306. Established in the Centre-Val de Loire region, its teaching and research structures are present in its various branches located in Orléans, Bourges, Chartres, Châteauroux, Issoudun, Blois and Tours.

    • INSA (RTO*)


      Within INSA, the plastronics activity is divided between 2 sites: the plastronics platform of the AMPERE laboratory and the means related to plastics processing of the IMP laboratory. Specific actions concern the development of manufacturing processes, including to better respect the environment.

    • ENSAIT (RTO*)

      Hauts de France

      Gemtex, ENSAIT’s internal laboratory, is one of the largest scientific research centers in Europe in the fields of engineering and textile materials. Gemtex is a multidisciplinary laboratory where research is carried out both in the fields of computer science, electronics and automation, but also in the fields of materials, mechanics and chemistry.

    • ESIREM (RTO*)

      Bourgogne Franche Comté

      ESIREM (School of Engineering in Digital and Materials) is an internal public school of the University of Burgundy, within the meaning of article L 713.9 of the Education Code. It was founded in 1991 and is accredited until 2022 to issue three engineering degrees

    • FEMTO-ST (RTO*)

      Bourgogne Franche Comté

      The specificity of FEMTO-ST is to associate Information and Communication Sciences and Technologies (ICST) with Engineering Sciences (SPI). Its thematic field covers indeed optics, acoustics, micro-nanosciences and systems, time-frequency, automation, computer science, mechatronics, at the same time as mechanics and materials, energetics and electrical engineering.

  • Technical centres

    • ELANOVA (RTO*)


      For more than 60 years, ELANOVA has specialized in the research, control and expertise of rubbers and polymers. It has tailor-made services that respond in complete confidentiality to the diversified needs of companies producing or using rubber or polymer materials or parts.
    • IFTH (RTO*)

      Couverture Nationale

      IFTH is a center of expertise and innovation, from the acquisition of knowledge to its transformation into know-how, up to the transfer of skills and technologies. For this, IFTH provides a unique set of experts and equipment, covering all trades ranging from raw materials to the marketing of products.

    • IPC (RTO*)

      Couverture Nationale

      IPC is the Industrial Technical Center whose expertise is dedicated to plastic and composite innovation in France.

  • FabLabs, Platforms

    • SWARM (MS*)


      SWARM is an industrial innovation accelerator. It provides its members and customers with a set of resources on an experiential site of 750 m2.

    • CRESITT (RTO*)

      Centre Val de Loire

      The CRESITT Industrie (Orléans, Center Val de Loire) is a technological resource center (CRT, label of the Ministry of Research) created in 1996 and which currently has 7 people, including 5 engineers or doctors in electronics. Thanks to its Research & Technologies laboratory and its electromagnetic measurement platform, we support you in your electronic development projects and accompany you in your technological innovation projects on two themes: communicating electronic systems and instrumentation.

  • Companies

    • S2P – Smart Plastics Products (SME*)


      S2P (Smart Plastic Products) facilitates the integration of electronics into products. From the drafting of the CDC to industrialization, they integrate tracks and electronic components directly onto supports with complex 3D shapes.



      As a leading provider of professional engineering software, Altair drives innovation, accelerates development, and lowers costs throughout the product lifecycle, from concept definition to operation.

    • MAYFAIR Village (SME*)

      Couverture Nationale

      MAYFAIR Village is a company specializing in the development and integration of Artificial Intelligence solutions to accelerate R&D and improve processes in the chemical and materials industries.

      They build their solutions in partnership with their customers, capitalizing on their experience in the sector and projects carried out for R&D. Production architectures and development methodologies have been designed to offer you solutions at very competitive and accessible costs for your business. Innovation financing consultants will be able to find public aid for you in order to reduce the cost of your project.

    • Innovallys (SME*)

      Couverture Nationale

      Innovallys is a research and consulting firm, specializing in consulting and personalized support for managers offering an agile and participatory approach within the teams of each organization. Innovallys is the ally of innovation players. Innovallys’ strategy is to guide its clients towards optimizing the source of intelligence and creativity, while placing people at the heart of exchanges, in order to bring out a dynamic of innovation.

  • Publics



      The Bourgogne Franche-Comté CCI is the preferred contact for business creators or buyers, but also companies wishing to develop their skills, a project related to innovation, or conquer new markets in France or abroad.



      The Regional Economic Agency guides and supports industrial and industry service companies at all stages of their development: investment, training and employment, innovation, export, access to financing and European projects, etc. Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Entreprises has also for mission to promote the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region internationally and to enhance its multiple assets to attract new companies.


      Centre-Val de Loire

      Association chaired by François BONNEAU, also President of the Centre-Val de Loire Region, DEV’UP brings together all the regional economic actors, from the Region to the intermunicipalities, from the CESER to the consular chambers, from the State services to the financial organizations, from competitiveness clusters to the Research network. An unprecedented collective commitment aimed at employment and support for regional businesses and territories.



      In Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, the regional CCI oversees and supports the activities of the 13 territorial CCIs in order to support and represent the 400.

    • CCI Ain (BSO*)


      A public establishment managed by business leaders elected by their peers, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Ain within the CCI of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region expresses the economic interests of the department.

* BSO : Business support organisation, RTO : Research and Technical Organisation, SME : Small and Medium Enterprise, MS : Mid-scale Enterprise, LE : large enterprise