Pôle de compétitivité Pôle Mer PACA: Maritime Cluster in Provence–French Riviera Region

  • Patrick Baraona
  • Guy Herrouin
Conference paper


What is a competitiveness cluster? This is the combination of companies, training ­centers, and public and private research centers, engaged in a partnership in a geographical area (Provence-Alpes-Riviera Region for Pole Mer PACA). The Maritime Cluster in Provence-Alpes-Riviera is one of the 17 French clusters with international objectives. To create synergies around common innovative maritime projects, this R&D projects will meet four main requirements: To create new wealth with high added value and qualified jobs. To be able to position itself on world markets that are characterized by a high potential for growth. To define objectives and means of an efficient ­strategy for economic development and innovation.


Venture Capital Water Desalination Marine Biodiversity International Objective Settlement Project 
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© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Pôle Mer PACA Maison des TechnologiesToulonFrance

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