At the center of innovative companies and research

In the center of the university campus, the CATIE is an applied research and technological development center that supports companies and especially small and medium ones.

On products and/or services life cycle and mainly on innovative processes, CATIE is providing human and material resources which complement those of companies’ and laboratories’. It also provides an industrial know-how in system integration.

CATIE is closely connected both with local academic research centers and local companies. The technology center plays an important role in contributing to the effective transfer of innovations into products and services. It also contributes in advising laboratories on companies’ future interests and technological requirements.

For example, CATIE provides technology transfer services for topics that will be soon on the market (see “CATIE services”) or it participates to joint projects by developing technological bricks that it will then transfer.