Access to expertise and technology
of the University of Nantes

Access to expertise and technology
of the University of Nantes

Access to expertise and technology
of the University of Nantes

Access to expertise and technology
of the University of Nantes

Access to expertise and technology
of the University of Nantes

valorisation recherche filiale université de Nantes

ABOUT US

CAPACITÉS is a private subsidiary of the University of Nantes, dedicated to the development of research. It is the permanent interface between innovation needs of socioeconomic players and laboratory resources.

«Rely on support
from academic research...»

Since its creation in 2005, CAPACITÉS looks to optimizing the results of the latest research developments by providing assessment, advice, engineering, R&D and commercialization of technological innovations.



«… as a source of
differentiation for the companies»

Its teams of engineering PhDs allow the companies -from large groups to the PME- to externalize their R&D projects and remove technological obstacles. Working together expressing their needs, they provide tailor-made answers in order to increase their competitiveness.


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About CAPACITÉS

BUSINESS

Specialized in engineering projects, CAPACITÉS supports businesses in their approach of innovation, from generating new ideas to their realization.

» Appraise and understand business needs

» Set up contract documents

» Carry out services of R&D

» Ensure patents' maturations

» Ensure technological transfers and know-how

» Make pre-industrial prototypes

» Conduct studies

» Keep up-to-date with the latest developments in research

» Bring in new tools and methodologies

» Give rise to new ideas through creativity

ASSIGNMENTS

In order to ensure permanent contact between the university and the economic world, CAPACITES answers to the three following assignments:

» Offer an ability to react and maintain flexibility in the management of R&D contracts and ensure the establishment of lasting partnerships.

» Transform the impacts of academic research into products, processes, innovative services which all can be used by firms.

» Provide a dynamic innovation impulse in the firms within the territory by favorizing creative frictions.

SERVICES WE PROVIDE





TECHNOLOGIES AND INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS

Technical expertise and advice

Use and access to scientific laboratory equipment



R&D AND ENGINEERING

Technology transfer

Engineering, project development and management

Specific developments

Process mastering and validation



PARTNERSHIP RESEARCH

Participation in the realization of research contracts in collaboration with laboratories and businesses.

Eligible to doubled tax credit research base according to collaborative research contracts with laboratories..

EXPERTISE
    CELLS

The expertise cells consist of teams of engineers and internal technicians at CAPACITÉS. Established at the heart of our laboratories, they cover 9 economic sectors and dedicate themselves to scientific themes and specific markets. They guarantee the fulfilment of services made by CAPACITÉS.


PLANT AGRIBUSINESS

ENERGY
PROCESS
ENGINEERING

MECHANICS
MATERIALS

MATERIALS
MOLECULES CHEMISTRY

FISHING SEA
COAST

HEALTH
BIOTECHNOLOGIES

CIVIL ENGINEERING
AND GREEN
BUILDING

HUMAN AND
SOCIAL SCIENCES

ICTS ELECTRONIS
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
MATHEMATICS
PLANT AGRIBUSINESS
CELL

CAPTEURS & COMPOSITES

Development of composite material processes. New sensors for the instrumentation of mechanical structures.

Pascal CASARI
Scientific director
02 72 64 87 62 -

CELL

GEPEA

(Bio)process engineering: micro-seaweed processing, separation process and extrusion.

Jack LEGRAND
Scientific director
02 40 17 26 33 -

ENERGY PROCESS ENGINEERING
CELL

CAPTEURS & COMPOSITES

Development of composite material processes. New sensors for the instrumentation of mechanical structures.

Pascal CASARI
Scientific director
02 72 64 87 62 -

CELL

CPC ENG

Fractionation of biotechnology and natural substances by liquid-liquid separation processes.

Sébastien CHOLLET
Cell engineer
06 72 19 01 41 -

CELL

GEPEA

(Bio)process engineering: micro-seaweed processing, separation process and extrusion.

Jack LEGRAND
Scientific director
02 40 17 26 33 -

CELL

IN SILICO

Designing of personalized software for the formatting of polymers and elastomers.

Julien LAUNAY
Cell engineer
02 28 09 20 72 -

CELL

IREENA

Design and management of electrical systems and electrical and thermal characterization of materials.

Mohamed MACHMOUM
Scientific director
02 40 17 26 03 -

CELL

LTN

Thermal characterization of materials. Modelling and simulation of the thermal control of processes.

Philippe GRANDET
Cell engineer
02 40 68 31 50 -

ENERGY PROCESS ENGINEERING
CELL

MER

Measurements, expert assessment and advice for the stakeholders of maritime economy.

Laurent BARANGER
Cell engineer
02 40 14 17 38 -

MECHANICS MATERIALS
CELL

CAPTEURS & COMPOSITES

Development of composite material processes. New sensors for the instrumentation of mechanical structures.

Pascal CASARI
Scientific director
02 72 64 87 62 -

CELL

EASI

At the service of innovation for the IUT of Nantes – competences and technical platforms.

Fabrice BRAU
Cell engineer
02 28 09 20 74 -

CELL

ERIMAT

Characterization and elaboration of materials: energy, electronics, optics, structure materials.

Nathalie BARREAU
Cell engineer
02 40 37 39 48 -

CELL

LTN

Thermal characterization of materials. Modelling and simulation of the thermal control of processes.

Philippe GRANDET
Cell engineer
02 40 68 31 50 -

FISHING SEA COAST
CELL

CAPTEURS & COMPOSITES

Development of composite material processes. New sensors for the instrumentation of mechanical structures.

Pascal CASARI
Scientific director
02 72 64 87 62 -

CELL

IXEAD

Offshore and harbor structure surveillance: modelling, control and prediction.

Hamed AMERYOUN
Cell engineer
02 76 64 51 29 -

CELL

MER

Measurements, expert assessment and advice for the stakeholders of maritime economy.

Laurent BARANGER
Cell engineer
02 40 14 17 38 -

CELL

OBS LITTORAL

Observation of coastline, shore and foreshore. Risk study.

Paul FATTAL
Scientific director
06 81 37 40 51 -

CIVIL ENGINEERING AND GREEN BUILDING
CELL

IXEAD

Offshore and harbor structure surveillance: modelling, control and prediction.

Hamed AMERYOUN
Cell engineer
02 76 64 51 29 -

HUMAN AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
CELL

CERELUEC

Urban logistic expertise and e-commerce.

Bruno DURAND
Scientific director
02 40 14 12 74 -

CELL

MER

Measurements, expert assessment and advice for the stakeholders of maritime economy.

Laurent BARANGER
Cell engineer
02 40 14 17 38-

CELL

PATRIMOINE

Protection and reclamation of scientific and technological patrimony, tangible and intangible.

Catherine CUENCA
Cell engineer
02 51 85 74 70 -

OUR RESSOURCES
    IN A FEW FIGURES

90
ASSOCIATES

&

1730
TEACHER-RESEARCHERS
in
30
EXPERTISE CELLS
63
RESEARCH LABORATORIES
AROUND
9
ECONOMIC SECTORS

VIDÉO

10 ans d’effervescence

TEAM
    

« It is necessary to allow the companies of a territory to get fresh ideas ceaselessly with laboratories and to exploit the last progress in research in their process of innovation, so that they create some value, they differ and win in competitiveness. Such is the will of CAPACITIES. »

Jean-Charles Cadiou,
Directeur président délégué

CONTACT US

HEAD OFFICE

 1 quai de Tourville
BP 13522
 44035 NANTES Cedex 1

PREMISES

 26 boulevard Vincent Gâche
44200 NANTES

contact@capacites.fr
Tél. : +33 (0)2 72 64 88 81
Fax : +33 (0)2 72 64 88 98