Encouraging synergy among local players to bring innovation to life

IRT Jules Verne is located in the heart of the airport zone of Nantes, whose ambition, supported by the Région Pays de la Loire and Nantes Métropole, is to become a leading technological innovation zone dedicated to manufacturing. IRT Jules Verne works in partnership with the largest industrial and academic players in the field of manufacturing, with whom it co-builds and sustains the research projects conducted within it. Since 2012, this community has continued to grow and in 2020 there were more than 80 members and partners : industrial groups, SMEs, technical centers, academic partners, local authorities.


Furthermore, IRT Jules Verne is part of a dynamic development of the knowledge economy in the manufacturing field. As such, it maintains close links with the EMC2 Competitiveness Cluster, particularly with regard to Phase IV of the Competitiveness Clusters. It also works with the University of Nantes as part of the I-Site NExT project on the theme of “Industry of the Future”, as well as with SATT Ouest Valorisation in relation to the maturity of technologies and accelerated market introduction.