French competitiveness clusters bring together companies (SMEs and groups),research centers (public and private ones), educational establishments with the aim of accelerating innovation and enabling the emergence of innovative collaborative projects.
CIMES collaborative projects as well as scientific knowledge deal with :
COSYR : Optimised Design of Sustainable Systems
IPMS : Engineering for Manufacturing, Materials and Surfaces
RIPP : Integrated Robotic and Production Performance
Since 2005 CIMES labelled more than 415 collaborative projects
that involved more than 499 companies and 342 labs.