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logo AXELERA 10 ans

Axelera celebrated its tenth anniversary in June 2015, marking a decade of collaborative innovation, projects, events, and member successes, all thanks to our growing network. 

Here are just a few highlights:

INNOVATION PROJECTS AT DEC. 31, 2015

  • 256 R&D projects certified by Axelera and funded since the cluster’s inception; total funding obtained of €785 million
  • 7 businesses and other facilities have located to the region under Axelera-certified projects
  • 6 technology platforms have been certified by Axelera, including the Axel’One platform

members at DEC. 31, 2015

  • 322 members including:
         48   startups
       118   small businesses
         30   mid-sized businesses
         31   corporate subsidiaries
         23    corporations
         44    R&D centers
         11    training and R&D centers
           6    training centers
         11    institutionals & associations
           1    financer
  • 52 new members in 2015
  • 1 in every 2 members is involved in a collaborative R&D project
  • 3 in every 4 members are based in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region

EVENTS IN 2015

  • 9 technical conferences 
  • 2 post-project presentation days 
  • 3 Axelera Thursdays and 3 Axelera Business Club Meetings  
  • 6 A Taste for Innovation sessions 
  • 5 group exhibit booths at trade fairs, including 2 overseas events 
  • 2 exhibit booths at business conventions
  • 3 industrial and research facility tours 
  • 3 international partnership missions  

online and media presence in 2015

  • 44,225 unique visitors to our website www.axelera.org
  • 3,500 subscribers to our monthly newsletter
  • 7 press releases issued
  • 176 articles on or mentioning Axelera in the local, regional, and national press