The PTA receives the visit of a pole of competitiveness from the North of France


The past 26th of October, the PTA received the visit of a French delegation formed by the Chief Executive Officer of Matikem cluster and the director of internationalization of the European Science Park of the Haute Borne, as part of a study tour to learn about best practices in the field of open innovation communities.

Matikem is a competitiveness cluster dedicated to facilitate, accelerate and support innovation in chemical, advanced materials and bio-chemistry.

Additionally, Matikem is in charge of the Science Park Management of the European Scientific Park from Haute Borne” on behalf of the European Metropole Lille (MEL).

The Science Park is located right next to the University of Lille and hosts 183 tenants, laboratories, incubators and services. The European Metropole Lille strategic ambition is to position the science park as a masterpiece in chemical, bio-chemical and advanced materials at international level according to the economic and innovation regional development masterplan. Therefore, Matikem wants to develop a strong international collaboration and build links with strategic partners.