A World Class Cluster which federates Microelectronics, Telecom, software and multimedia key players in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur. It symbolizes a dynamic network of more than 260 companies (Small, Medium Business and big groups), laboratories and training centers, strongly involved in innovative projects. Our ambition is to design and develop new solutions integrating components, networks, software and systems to exchange and process information in a reliable and secure way. Our principal objectives are to foster and encourage new, innovative, competitive projects, to help SMEs to grow and develop and to participate in the creation of suitable ecosystem inside the regional TIC. The SCS cluster is endorsed by world-class industry leaders based in South of France: Amadeus, Atmel, Extelia, Gemalto, Orange Labs, HP, IBM, Inside Secure, ST Ericsson, SAP, STMicroelectronics, Texas Instruments, Thales Alenia Space ( …) Since 2006, we have 288 projects certified, representing € 860 M R&D spending. A big part of those projects received more than 181 M€ of subsidies for 450 M€ spending in R&D.
SCS Cluster activities are also centered on support & market intelligence, business development support for SME’s, communication, animation, training and international relationships in order to help his members to increase their development and business. SCS Cluster proposals for the creation of National Reference Centers in the fields of RFID and e-Health were selected by the Ministry of Industry: the headquarters are now located in the PACA Region.
Speaker: Mr Jean-Baptiste POMERO, SME Project Manager
Within the Secured Communicating Solution Cluster, Mr Pomero’s role is to contribute to the companies’ development thanks to the French government program for IT. He has oriented more than 70 SME and start-up’s in IT Industry from South of France to concretize their innovation strategy and business development towards IT development program especially in contactless and mobility technology or in smart cities. Jean-Baptiste POMERO has a degree in IT Business Development from the A.A.C.S.B. accredited Sup de Co Montpellier Business School.