Centres of excellence

Internal innovation programs

IPSILON

Bringing together all stakeholders to make Cherbourg the world’s leading submarine production site.

Cherboug

K-TEAM

Bringing in and developing new services for the French Navy and foreign navies.

Brest

DESIGN LAB

6 activities: user experience/user integration design, product design, exterior/interior design, marketing support.

Lorient

NIH

Bringing in/supporting the breakthrough development approach to give Naval Group a competitive advantage.

Paris

RESEARCH LAB

Facilitating collective inventiveness and innovation by providing open access to digital manufacturing and rapid prototyping tools.

Bouguenais

OPEN LAB

Facilitating collective inventiveness and innovation by providing open access to digital manufacturing and rapid prototyping tools.

Ruelle

INNOV FACTORY

Strengthening regional dynamics in terms of innovation and competitiveness to stimulate collective synergies.

Ruelle

OPEN LAB

Providing technical and methodological support for employees for exploring a new technological concept. Introducing new technologies.

Indret

SEA U LAB

Test platform for HF solutions.

Toulon

NAVAL CYBER LABORATORY

Test platform for cyber hardware/software solutions.

Toulon

K-TEAM

Bringing in and developing new services for navies.

Toulon

Sandbox AI LAB

Bringing out data-related sources of value through new services and decision support.

Toulon

Committed external ecosystem

NAVAL GROUP PACIFIC

R&D Operational Centre of Excellence (CoE): business development and R&D activities.

Sydney

NAVAL GROUP FAR EAST

R&D Operational Centre of Excellence (CoE).

Singapore

JLMT and Ecole Centrale Nantes

Joint laboratory for developing 3 areas of naval defence: additive manufacturing, naval hydrodynamics and digital simulation.

Nantes

SENI and ENSTA Brittany

Joint laboratory dedicated to the design and development of intelligent on-board naval systems.

 Brest

GUSTAVE ZEDE and ENSTA Brittany

Joint laboratory for experimental research on the resistance, stability and durability of materials used in naval defence.

Brest

LC2IA and ENSTA Paris

Joint laboratory to determine solutions to render ships of the future more intelligent, automated and interconnected.

Paris

LTISM and Aix-Toulon-Marseilles University

LTISM and Aix-Toulon-Marseilles University.

Toulon

CYBER SECURITY CHAIR

Chair responsible for the development of research in cyberdefence and cybersecurity.

Brest

CYBER CABEX CHAIR

Chair

Brest

RESOH CHAIR

Research and teaching chair in the field of human and organisational factors related to safety.

Nantes

COMPLEX SYSTEMS ENGINEERING CHAIR

Research and teaching chair on the theme of systems architecture and engineering.

Paris

IRT Jules Verne

Technology Research Institute: industrial research on composite materials.

Rue de l'Halbrane, 44340, Bouguenais

+33 2 28 44 34 49

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IRT System X

Technology Research Institute on industrial concerns in the field of digital transformation.

8, Avenue de la Vauve, 91127, Palaiseau

+33 1 69 08 06 17

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IRT M2P

Technology Research Institute in materials, metalworking and processes.

4 Rue Augustin Fresnel, 57070, Metz

+33 3 72 39 50 85

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b<>com

Technology Research Institute in artificial intelligence, immersive video and audio and cognitive technologies.

1219 Avenue des Champs Blancs,35510, Cession-Sévigné

+33 2 56 35 88 00

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Mediterranean Sea Cluster

Competitiveness cluster to sustainably develop the maritime and coastal economy.

93, rue Forum de la Méditerranée, 83 196, Oullioules

+33 4 89 33 00 70

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Brittany Sea Cluster

Competitiveness cluster to sustainably develop the maritime and coastal economy.

525 Avenue Alexis de Rochon, 29280, Plouzané

+33 2 98 05 63 17

pole-mer-bretagne-atlantique.com/fr/ Twitter Youtube

EMC2 Cluster

European competitiveness cluster for manufacturing technologies to respond to French industrial competitiveness on the theme of innovation and R&D.

Chemin du Chaffault, 44340, Bouguenais

+33 2 28 44 36 00

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Images & Networks

Expert competitiveness cluster for digital innovation in the Pays de la Loire and Brittany regions.

4 Rue Andrée Marie Ampère, 22300, Lannion

+33 2 23 21 00 50

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SYSTEMATIC

Competitiveness cluster structured around technological hubs and economic and societal challenges within an open innovation approach.

863, 8 Avenue de la Vauve, 91127 Palaiseau

+33 1 69 08 06 85

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GIMNOTE

Open innovation cluster for the naval defence domain.

Toulouse

ORION

Cluster based on the organisation for naval operational research and innovation.

Brest

FACTORY LAB

Cluster of technological solutions and pre-industrial demonstrators in response to transformation challenges.

8 Avenue de la Vauve, 91120, Palaiseau

+ 33 1 69 08 05 14

factorylab.fr Twitter Youtube

SYSTEM FACTORY

Cluster of innovative industrial projects to maximise the use of technological building blocks within national sectors.

93 Forum de la Méditerranée, 83190, Ollioules

+ 33 4 89 33 11 08

systemfactory.fr Twitter Linkedin

ONERA

Strategic partner in the development of controlled decision-making autonomy for naval drones.

Chemin de la hunière, 91123, Palaiseau

+33 1 80 38 60 60

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CEA

Strategic partner in the consolidation of the French naval nuclear propulsion sector.

25 rue Leblanc, 75015, Paris

+33 1 64 50 20 59

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INRIA

Strategic partner in artificial intelligence, cyber intelligence and signal processing.

Inria Domaine de Voluceau, 78150, Rocquencour

+33 1 39 63 55 11

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EDF

Strategic partner in the field of civil nuclear power.

22-30, avenue de Wagram, 75008, Paris

+33 1 40 42 22 22

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ALCEN

Strategic partner for product development, innovative systems and market identification.

6 rue Paul Baudry, 75008, Paris

+ 33 1 40 72 55 00

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Cherboug

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