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Clusters and competitiveness clusters

Competitiveness clusters were created as a result of France's new industrial policy launched in 2004. They bring together companies, research and higher education institutions committed to a partnership approach to implementing a shared development strategy designed to create synergy through innovative projects.

Les pôles de compétitivité & clusters

Bordeaux INP is a member of many clusters, competitive clusters, and Carnot Institutes:

competitiveness clusters


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  • AVENIA > Geosciences
  • AEROSPACE VALLEY > Aeronautics, Space, Embedded Systems
  • ALPHA Route des Lasers > Photonics
  • XYLOFUTUR > Forests, Wood, Paper



Know more
  • AEROCAMPUS: a hub for the aeronautics industry in Nouvelle Aquitaine offering a single site for training, aircraft equipment and a "business" campus
  • HEALTH ICT: support for businesses in the e-health market
  • DIGITAL AQUITAINE: Support the growth of all digital businesses in the Aquitaine region
  • WATER AND ADAPTATON TO CLIMATE CHANGE: Promotes and develops the sector of water and solutions for adapting to climate change




Stéphanie Clément
Scientific Advisor
05 56 84 60 12