Plastipolis is the only competitive cluster of plastics engineering in France. Located in Oyonnax, in the so- called Plastics Vallée of France, it brings together all the operators in the sector (companies, R&D centres, training centres, institutional entities) in the Rhône-Alpes and Franche-Comté regions. Its aim is to promote the expertise of French plastics engineering companies on a European and international level.
Plastipolis gathers more than 400 active members (industrial firms, R&D centers, universities, training centers, institutions) including a large number of small and medium size companies. The main missions of Plastipolis are:
- The stimulation of innovation within the plastics industry with connecting technologies and business applications
- The support of small and medium companies in the plastics industry in new developments
- The improvement of the cooperations between industrial and academic entities and the establishments of partnerships
In particular, Plastipolis has built its innovation strategy across different strategic technology domains that have been defined in connection with trends and challenges of the major business markets: construction, transportation, medical, packaging, energy and environment, sport and consumer goods.
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