Aerospace Valley is the WORLD’S FIRST COMPETITIVENESS CLUSTER for the aerospace industry, serving its three strategic sectors of Aeronautics, Space and Drones, in the Occitanie/Pyrénées- Méditerranée and Nouvelle-Aquitaine regions. Ranked among the top three global competitiveness clusters, it supports cooperative R&D projects and companies in the sector. Its mission is to promote innovation to help its members grow and meet the challenges of tomorrow.
France Hydrogène is an association governed by the Law of July 1st 1901.
It federates the actors of the French hydrogen industry structured on the whole value chain: large industrial groups developing large-scale projects, small and medium-sized companies and innovative start-ups supported by laboratories and research centers of excellence, associations, competitive clusters and local authorities mobilized for the deployment of hydrogen solutions.
To address sustainability challenges while enabling economic growth, Bertrand Piccard and the Solar Impulse Foundation have identified 1000+ clean and profitable solutions. The Solar Impulse Foundation has organized these solutions into a search-engine for climate action – the Solutions Explorer – in order to support their implementation at scale. By giving political and economic decision-makers the tools to adopt much more ambitious energy and environmental policies, the Foundation will help them to set a roadmap to reach their environmental objectives.
The Société d’encouragement pour l’industrie nationale was founded in 1801 by a group of scholars, senior civil servants and entrepreneurs, with the support of the three consuls Bonaparte, Cambacérès and Lebrun, to revive the French economy. In the 19th century, it made a direct contribution to France’s economic development in areas ranging from the first railway networks to the creation of the first energy production and distribution infrastructures. Its action was decisive in terms of patents and standardisation. It was the forerunner of ANVAR, INPI, OSEO and the National Testing Laboratory. It was recognised as being of public utility in 1824.
The Société d’Encouragement continues its mission of accompanying major industrial, economic and social changes. It aims to stimulate the industrial renaissance of France, to encourage technological innovation and to promote entrepreneurship.
MAELE by Aerospace Valley (Environmentally responsible Light Air Mobility), an initiative launched by the Cluster in November, 2020, brings together a community of innovative regional players in the field of light, low-carbon air mobility.
ALUMNI ONERA is an association, which aims to establish a professional network between its members, who all have in common to have done their PhD thesis or a post-doctoral contract at ONERA.
Launched in October 2017 by Bruno Le Maire, Minister for the Economy and Finance, La French Fab brings together, under one common banner, the industrial ecosystem across France. Indeed, La French Fab is the new name of the French industry. And it has the highest ambitions! La French Fab highlights the French manufacturing expertise and provides a vision to help revive and transform the industrial base, by connecting people, generations and territories, by implementing the use of digital and innovative solutions to sustain concrete answers to today’s challenges, in France and abroad.
To support the development of the automotive, land transport and mobility industries in the Alsace and Franche-Comté region; improve their competitiveness in order to create value and jobs.
An action program for the competitiveness of the region
Since its inception, Pôle Véhicle du Futur has demonstrated the vitality of companies and research laboratories in its field, with many promising projects that contribute to building a systematic framework. It benefits from growing renown and exudes a real dynamism in the East of France.
In its strategic roadmap, Pôle Véhicule du Futur has exceeded the expectations of its members and partners with its generic missions as a competitiveness cluster to define priority objectives:
Provide players in the region with a forward-looking vision of technological and market developments.
Encourage the emergence of collaborative innovation projects.
Identify the needs for innovation platforms and resource centers and support their implementation.
Improve the industrial and economic performance of companies: activities in the field, dissemination of good practices, pooling of purchases.
Support the development of business skills: training, GPEC approaches.
Establish strategic partnerships with national and international clusters.
Take part in the international influence and attractiveness of the region, in particular as a territory for experimentation.
SAE International is a global association of more than 128,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial vehicle sectors. Its core competencies are lifelong learning and the development of voluntary consensus standards.
RTCA is a private non-profit association founded in 1935 under the name of Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics. We are the premier public-private partnership forum to develop a consensus between diverse and competing interests on critical issues of aviation modernization in an increasingly global enterprise.
More than 12,000 ASTM standards are in force worldwide. Defined and set by us, they improve the lives of millions of people every day.
Combined with our innovative business services, ASTM standards improve performance and help everyone feel confident in the things they buy and use – from a toy in a child’s hand to an airplane luggage locker .
Understanding the needs of businesses and the priorities of consumers, we touch on all aspects of daily life: helping our world to work better.
The Aeronautical and Astronautical Association of France is the French learned organization whose mission is to:
Bring together individuals and legal entities concerned with the sciences and techniques of aeronautics and astronautics, for professional reasons or for personal reasons of curiosity, culture, passion, etc.
Distinguish among its members the best specialists at the international level.
Encourage frequent contact with other members, inside or outside its specialty, especially for young members;
Develop an important source of specialized information
Provide a forum for members to share their views and work
Representation of all its members to other French and foreign scientific and technical societies, as well as to aerospace federations.