Industrial automation

The figures talk for themselves

60 firms and 2,000 jobs

10% of France's robotics integrators are based in our region

€300 millions in revenue

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Great business opportunities in industrial automation and control

Reach companies from many sectors ready to apply manufacturing process automation

Meet your future clients! In Atlantic France, a number of local manufacturers successfully transformed their business by making the most of automation systems.

Create new business opportunities with companies from many different fields: Automotive, Aeronautics, Agrifood, Plant Industry, Shipbuilding, Sailing, Electronics, Energy, Industrial Carpentry, Mechanics, and more.

Build and improve your solutions in a land of industrial research and innovation

A vibrant R&D scene brings your company closer to the European market. Benefit from Proxinnov, Atlantic France’s state-of-the-art platform dedicated to Industrial Robotics, connecting French and European actors via the Digital Innovation Hub.

Your company can also benefit from CLARTE, the technology resources center specialized in VR/AR and emerging technologies, two Technocampuses (Composites and Smart Factory), and IRT Jules Verne, the mutualized industrial research center dedicated to advanced manufacturing technologies.

Join major industrial Robotics players in Atlantic France

SEPRO GROUP, France’s largest manufacturer of industrial robots, the British firm EUROPLACER, and the Japanese firm YASKAWA, one of the top 4 robotics companies in the world!

IS YOUR PROJECT DIFFERENT? LET’S HAVE A LOOK AT YOUR BUSINESS POTENTIAL.

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Leading names

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Powerful networking and the right connections

Innovation clusters

EMC2

The French industrial cluster for advanced manufacturing technologies

www.pole-emc2.fr

ID4CAR

Promotes and develops business and innovation in automotive industry

www.id4car.org

Vegepolys Valley

The reference cluster for plants production respecting both environment and health, and fostering new technologies.

www.vegepolys-valley.eu/en/

Innovation platforms

Proxinnov

An organization serving manufacturers, bringing together companies in the robotics sector
www.proxinnov.com/en/

Clarté

Technology resource centre specialising in virtual reality, augmented reality and emerging technologies

www.clarte-lab.fr

Technocampus Composites

Mutualized technological research platform dedicated to composite manufacturing

www.technocampus.fr

Technocampus Smart Factory

Mutualized technological research platform dedicated to industrial uses of virtual reality

www.technocampus-smart-factory.fr

IRT Jules Verne

Mutualised research institute dedicated to the industry of the future, seeking to boost competitiveness in strategic industries by disruptive fabrication technologies

irt-jules-verne.fr

CEA Tech

Technology transfer platform, speeding innovation for industry and developing programs on AI and robotics/cobotics.

cea-tech.fr

IPC Laval

Industrial Technical Center of plastics and composites

ct-ipc.com

Business clusters

We-Network

Brings together businesses in the electronics sector and users from all sectors

wenetwork.fr

Research platforms

LS2N

Laboratory of Digital Sciences of Nantes

www.ls2n.fr

LARIS

This laboratory works in three ICT areas – system automation, image signals and reliability – with applications for the plant sector, healthcare and information science

laris.univ-angers.fr/en/

Academic resources

Academic resources

  • IMT Atlantique: Engineering School in the fields of Digital Technology, Energy & Environment
  • Centrale Nantes: Ranked in the top 5 best engineering schools in France. Known for its Ph.D. research studies on Manufacturing and Additive Manufacturing.  Other Ph.D. research studies on Computer Science and Automation, & Robotics
  • IUT La Roche-sur-Yon: University Institute of Technology in the fields of Industry Trades, Mechatronics and Robotics
  • Polytech’ Angers: Graduate School of Engineering of the University of Angers. Fields: Industrial Systems, Health, Biology Sciences and Construction

Let's meet at an event

28 October

Robot4Manufacturing

La Roche-sur-Yon

2 days of preprogrammed business meetings between users of industrial robotics and solutions provider offering their capabilities and services. 28 - 29 October 2020

www.robot4manufacturing.com
Meet us there!