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The French industrial cluster for advanced manufacturing technologies

The French industrial cluster for advanced manufacturing technologies

EMC2, the French industrial cluster dedicated to advanced manufacturing technologies, promotes investment in innovation that will ensure the future of a strong French manufacturing sector, crucial component of an economic prosperity.

 

EMC2 defines technological priorities and coordinates high-pay-off collaborative innovation projects. To do so, EMC2 create synergies between large international groups, small and medium-sized companies, research laboratories and training. It provides a wide range of services in order to turn innovation into new processes and products and speed up the industrialization of research outcome for companies’ growth and competitiveness.

Advanced manufacturing technologies

Do you know about advanced manufacturing?

Advanced manufacturing includes all production activities applying cutting edge knowledge and/or non-technological innovation leading to improvements of existing products, processes and business models and to the production and diffusion of new ones.

 

Advanced Manufacturing encompasses production activities able to improve production speed, productivity, energy and materials consumption, operating precision, waste, pollution management and enabling resource-efficient and low emission production.

 


Advanced manufacturing in a cross sectoral approach

EMC2 considers advanced manufacturing in a cross sectoral approach including :

 

  • Aeronautics

    Aeronautics
  • Energy

    Energy
  • Shipbuilding

    Shipbuilding
  • Ground transportation

    Ground transportation
  • Nautical

    Nautical
  • Industrial capital goods

    Industrial capital goods

A french industrial cluster

EMC2 industrial cluster: a network of 330 members

EMC2, French industrial cluster dedicated to advanced manufacturing technologies leads a network of 330 members composed of SMEs, major industrial groups as well as research and training centers. It gathers all the actors of innovation around key markets and technologies to foster the emergence of collaborative innovation projects, with the aim of reinforcing six industrial sectors - aeronautics, shipbuilding, energy, ground transportation, industrial capital goods, nautical - in a common and transversal approach : the advanced manufacturing technologies.



A French industrial cluster for competitivity

The EMC2 french industrial cluster is resolutely at the service of industrial competitivity, actively seeking maximum impact on the improvement of production processes, cost and time reduction on high-quality produce, quality enhancement and control of environmental and energetic impact.
It aims to increase research and development capacities in some key enabling technology areas to allow the development of new goods and services and the restructuring of industrial processes needed to modernise industry.



330

Members

255

Accredited R&D projects

1,5B€

R&D global budget

Collaborative innovation

Collaborative innovation to improve competitivity

To improve existing products, processes and business models and to produce and diffuse new ones by, EMC2 defines technological priorities and coordinates high-pay-off collaborative innovation projects.
It has identified priority technological challenges in advanced manufacturing area upon which industrial sectors should focus their efforts in technological innovation over the next decade.



Collaborative innovation to improve competitivity

Collaborative innovation: seven technological challenges in advanced manufacturing area

International partnerships to develop advanced manufacturing technologies

EMC2 international strategy

EMC2 international strategy consists of visibility and inter-clustering actions in the objective of promoting transnational R&D projects. The main objectives are to support the internationalisation of EMC2 members and to reinforce EMC2 ecosystem technological excellence through cooperation with international clusters and centres, bringing complementarity or sharing interests. Research programs such as Horizon 2020 or Eurostars are specific instruments EMC2 works to get more members involved in projects. On top of Europe, which is a main target for transnational R&D collaboration, EMC2 is actively involved with Canada, Brazil and Japan.



EMC2 international strategy

EMC2 international actions and partnerships



Looking for a partnership with a French industrial cluster dedicated to Advanced Manufacturing Technologies? Looking for a breeding ground of specific actors, able to help you find the “right partner” for European collaborations?

 

Do not hesitate to contact us!

Advanced manufacturing cluster : contact EMC2

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Pôle EMC2
Chemin du Chaffault
44340 Bouguenais - France
+33(0)2 28 44 36 00



Contact Olivia

Contact Olivia

Our international project manager
olivia.cahn@pole-emc2.fr

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