Aerospace Valley


Cluster description


Description of your aviation region
Aerospace Valley is one of the world leading competitiveness clusters entirely dedicated to the sectors of aeronautics, space and embedded systems.
Year of creation
2005
Region
Occitanie & Nouvelle Aquitaine
Number of companies
600 (500 SME, 100 larger)
Number of research institutes
100
Numbers of public authorities
50
Other cluster members
100
Number of employees of all aerospace actors
120.000
Organizational form
Non-profit association , French law “190”
Financing
60% private (members) – 40% public (mix of State, Regions, Metropoles)
Main industry actors

OEM: Airbus, Safran, Thales, Dassault, ATR, Thales Alenia Space, Airbus Defense & Space, Alstom, …

Liebherr Aerospace, Latécoère, Daher, Stelia, Ratier-Figeac, Figeac Aero, Continental Automotive, …

Main research institutes

Research centers: ONERA, CNES, INRIA, CNRS-LAAS, CEA-Tech, CERFACS, …

Universities & engineering schools: ISAE-Supaéro, ENAC, EMAC, Universities of Toulouse, Bordeaux, Montpellier and Pau, INPT, ENSAM, ENSEIRB, Ecole des Mines Albi-Carmaux, ENIT Tarbes,…

Cluster Competence and Strategy


  • Civil & regional aviation, business jets, military jets, helicopter engines, satellites, UAVs
  • Innovation & support to setting-up collaborative R&D projects, organization of events & networking; support to local, national and international business development; financial engineering, information
  • Identification of reliable international partners and building-up relationships of trust; mutual host of delegations (both business and R&D) & related organization of workshops; exchange of students; extensive European activities both on cluster management level (such as EACP) and for our members (H2020, COSME);

Contact Information Cluster Management


Director / President
Patrick Désiré
International relations

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