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Presentation of the cluster

Polymeris is the competitiveness cluster for rubber, plastics, and composites. It draws on 15 years' expertise and experience to support companies, providing in-depth knowledge of the techniques and markets of tomorrow.


A benchmark for innovation in the rubber, plastic and composite sectors, we work in France and internationally to promote a dynamic, innovative industry, via a network of major public and private players at regional, national and European level. Polymeris provides services to all manufacturers, helping them to develop new R&D projects, drive and
promote innovation, and expand their international operations.

A strengthened network

To generate innovation and new R&D projects, Polymeris leads a network of 530 members, including 380 manufacturers and an ecosystem of 65 partner organizations in research, training, laboratories and industrial technical centers (CTI).

Key figures


active members



A strong ecosystem and partner networks in France, Europe and internationally

Our mission

What is a competitiveness cluster?
A competitiveness cluster is made up of companies, from SMEs to major groups, research laboratories and training
institutions, covering a clearly identified territory and focusing on a targeted subject.
Competitiveness clusters are drivers of growth and employment.

Support innovation by promoting the development of highly-innovative and collaborative R&D projects.

Help drive the development and growth of its member companies, in particular by bringing to market new products, services or processes developed as a result of research projects.

A dynamic of national and European projects


projects financed
For more than 894 M€ since the creation of the cluster


projects in progress
including 72 in R&D and 18 in industrialization


European projects, including


in progress

A complete range of services for members

Increase your visibility

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Move forward with your dual ecological and digital transition

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Drive innovation and new technologies

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Innovate in Europe and internationally

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Polymeris Strategy

An update of the Polymeris strategy

Enhance a network

Strengthen the polymer ecosystem in support of other factors in the sector

Move forward the dual ecological and digital transition

Polymeris is a reference framework for advancing the dual ecological and digital transition

Accelerate innovations and technologies

Reactor of innovative companies' projects

Become the leading cluster in Europe and internationally

Cooperate and pursue our growth for the benefit of the cluster members

Our markets of application

Sport and leisure



Aeronautics and defense

Industrial equipment




The 3 main strategic axes

Our objective: to respond to the global challenges of digital and ecological transition, by enabling the development of intelligent, safe and sustainable products. POLYMERIS will accelerate technological and scientific synergies between industry and academia to meet the challenges of the circular economy (eco-design, recycling, resource saving, social responsibility) and the industry of the future (digitization, agility, adaptability, performance) and Advanced Materials.

Advanced materials

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Circular economy

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Digital factory

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