11 partners are involved in its creation:
- Three Competitiveness Clusters: Axelera, Plastipolis and Techtera
- Three technological platforms: Axel’One, IFTH and PEP
- Four industrials: Chomarat, Hexcel, Plastic Omnium and Solvay
Clusters competitivity co- Founders
Plastipolis : the plastics cluster in France
4 strategic ambitions:
Stimulate innovation and the emergence of new R & D projects
Anchor training and management skills in the segment’s business
Strengthen the communication component
12 ongoing R&D projects on composites for a total budget of 30M€.
Techtera has 110 members (industrial, R&D laboratories, technical centers, universities).
3 strategic ambitions :
Master of the upstream industry: innovating on raw materials and fibers
Strengthen the multifunctionality of textiles and develop new features
Innovate on flexible materials and composites components
8 ongoing R&D projects on composites for a total budget of 26.8 M€.
Axelera : the competitiveness cluster with a worldwide vocation for environment and chemistry in Lyon and Rhône-Alpes
Axelera brings together 242 members (companies, research institutions, training centers, in order to develop synergies and cooperative efforts.
5 strategic themes addressing 7 ecosystems:
Environmental chemistry at the service of application markets : transportation , building, carbon-free energy
The preservation of natural areas : water, air, soil, agro
Recycling and recyclability of materials , waste
The plant-based and biobased chemicals
The factory of the future and eco-designed processes
3 R&D projects underway on composites for the automotive and aerospace in the ecosystem transport.