Mov'eo: French Automotive Cluster
Private cars and public transport safe for man and his environment
Via its competitiveness cluster in automobile and public transport R&D, Mov’eo work on collaborative and innovative projects which reinforce international competitiveness of French businesses on the continent and overseas. The cluster is based in the Lower and Upper Normandy and Greater Parisian area (Ile-de-France). This territory represents more than 70% of R&D in the French automobile sector.
With the aim of becoming a world reference competitiveness cluster in automobile and public transport R&D, Mov’eo forecasts developments in clean technologies, decarbonated vehicles and life cycle assessment. Its collaborative projects will focus on seven Strategic Activity Domains: Environmental impact of vehicles, ICE Powertrains, Demonstrators and decarbonated vehicles, Mecatronic Systems for vehicle electrification, Reversible and embedded energy storage systems & interfaces, Road safety, Mobility solutions.
Mov’eo has 343 members and takes particular care of small and medium businesses, which represent 52% of current cluster members (compared to 17% in 2006). They all participate in each decision-making process and contribute to many new projects. Since it was created in 2006, Mov’eo has registered more than 305 R&D projects of which 148 have received public sector support to the amount of 310 million euro.
- To develop R&D cooperative projects
- To contribute to regional expansion
- To accompany SMEs in their development
- To reinforce the international competitiveness of our members
- To promote skills to the competitive advantage of our partners
- To finely tune R&D by anticipating changing trends and client expectations consistent with the offer