Players serving innovation

Acteurs service innovation vaucluse

ONE OF THE GREATEST CONCENTRATIONS OF COMPETITIVITY POLES AND CLUSTERS IN FRANCE

 

Pôle Terralia Capenergie logo Safe logo
Pôle eau Trimatec Solutions communicants sécurisées
Pôles risque Optitec Pôle Mer Méditerranée
Pôle Pass Pôle eurobimed  france-eco-extraction
PRIMI – Pôle transmédia Méditerranée   Cluster Paca Logistique CARMA – Matériaux avancés
Novachim - CRITT Chimie-Formulation-Matériaux Pôle Industries Culturelles & Patrimoines Services à la Personne
Bâtiments Durables Méditerranéens/Envirobat Méditerranée    

 

RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

INRA

The Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur INRA center is a research center focusing on greenhouse and orchard agro-ecology systems and on modeling the regional impact of climate change at the local countryside level.

http://www.inra.fr

University of Avignon and of the Vaucluse Area

The university groups 17 research laboratories working in different fields, for example :

GREEN Laboratory
Technologies of vegetal eco-extraction for the food industry, cosmetics, ingredients, biofuels…
http://green.univ-avignon.fr

LIA – Avignon IT Laboratory

The LIA is a recognized expert in language processing and in man-machine interfaces, operational research and optimization, and networks.

http://ceri.univ-avignon.fr

LSBB – Low Noise Underground Laboratory

Within the catchment area of the largest karst spring in Europe and in the Luberon Natural Regional Park, the LSBB takes advantage of a unique natural environment which guarantees a low level of disturbances.
http://ceri.univ-avignon.fr/

CTCPA - Agricultural Product Preservation Technical Center

Technological center serving food industry companies.
http://www.ctcpa.org/

ITER – International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor

A few hundred metres outside the eastern Vaucluse boundary, ITER is the world’s second largest international scientific project, with 7 partners (European Union, China, Russia, Japan, South Korea, USA, India) and an investment of 17 billion euros.

http://www.iter.org

PRIVATE RESEARCH

Certain companies have created their own R&D centers in Vaucluse. Among them :

  • Saint-Gobain CREE : the European Center for Research into ceramics, refractories, grains and powders for the Saint-Gobain Group.
  • IRSEA : a private laboratory with world-recognized expertise in pheromones.
  • NATUREX : the world leader in the extraction of plant products.
  • SINIAT : technical center for the development of new products.
  • CONTINENTAL FOODS : the group’s international R&D Center.
  • MGI COUTIER : the group’s fuel supply R&D center.