Projects and Partnerships


Clément Ader Institute is actively involved in numerous international, national, regional projects. Below is a list of past and current projects in which the laboratory has been involved:
  • European projects (DRESS, GASMEMS, ADVACT, POA, ALCAS, MAAXIMUS, Actuation 2015... ).
  • ANR (National Research Agency) projects (DRUIDE, MANSART, VULCOMP, ID4CS, C6E2, ELICOCP, R3T, VERTEX, ICARE,  VULCOMP2... )
  • FUI Projects (AIR-COBOT, Theorem, FUSCOMP, INMAT 1 et 2, OPERA, CARAB, CISACS, SYRENA... )
  • Midi Pyrénnées region projects (3SC2, BEFICO, CINTHTE, CO2MEMS, CORTEX, ELICo, EPICEA, FIRMIN, OCBM, RAMEMS, SATIN, SYRENA... )
  • Direct contracts with industrial partners (EADS/AIRBUS, EADS/IW, EADS/EUROCOPTER, AREVA, AUBERT&DUVAl, Parker, PSA, Ratier Figeac, Thales Alenia Space...)

  • Moreover, ICA works with many local, national and international partners:
  • Partnerships with public reseach organisations (CNRS, CEA, ONERA, DGA... )
  • Partnerships with local academics labs (CEMES, CIRIMAT, CESR, CNES, ERT66, CIMI-ISAE, ICAM, IMFT, IMT, IRIT, LAAS, LAPLACE, LATTIS, LCA, LGC, LGP, LMDC, PHASE, RTRA STAE, CALMIP...)
  • Partnerships with french academic labs (ABOMAP, CEMEF, CETIM, CNAM Paris, EMSE, ENGREF, ERMeP, GEM, GEMH, IFMA, IFREMER, FEMTO-ST, IPREM, IPREM, Institut P', LAMCOS, LCTS, LGM, LIMATB, LIM, LMA, LMGC, LMT, LSIS, LTDS, PROMES, Sylvadour, ...)
  • Partnerships with international academic labs (Algeria, Austria, Belgium, Brasil, Canada, China, Germany, Greece, Hongary, India, Italy, Irland, Madagascar, Mexic, Spain, Sweden, Tunisia, United Kingdom, United States...)

  • The laboratory is also involved in the GDR and learned societies:
  • GDR CNRS 2519 Full field measurements and identification in solid mechanics www.gdr2519.cnrs.fr
  • GDR CNRS 3305 Micro Nano Systems, Micro Nano Fluidic www.lirmm.fr/~w3mic/mns/
  • GDR CNRS 3371 Composite material forming and induced properties www.univ-lehavre.fr/gdr_3371/
  • GDR CNRS 3437 Nonlinear Dynamics dynolin-gdr3437.entpe.fr
  • GDR CNRS 2502 Separation control www.univ-orleans.fr/GDR2502/
  • AMAC Composites Material Association www.amac-composites.org
  • MECAMAT Groupe Français de Mécanique des Matériaux www.mecamat.asso.fr
  • COFREND/Grand Sud-Ouest regional group. gso.cofrend.com
  • club CMOI/SFO - Optical measures and Controls for Industry. www.club-cmoi.fr
  • SHF French Hydrotechnic Society www.shf-hydro.org



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