Alexi Perrino


Materalia is a French competitiveness cluster focusing on innovation in materials and processes. Created at the initiative of the French government and the Greater East regional authorities, the cluster acts as an interface between the world of research and the industrial sphere to promote the economic development of the sector in this area. It brings together more than 300 members comprising companies, laboratories and higher education institutions in order to foster and build collaborative and innovative projects.

The Materalia competitiveness cluster helps its members to prepare the industrialisation of their innovations in the field of materials, processes and products to expand into new markets. Materalia operates in four strategic sectors (aeronautics, automotive, energy and health) and is particularly active in five areas (structural materials, additive manufacturing, metallurgy, clean and sustainable processes and factory of the future).