Capenergies tasked by the Principality of Monaco to identify high-potential energy innovations

4 September 2017 – The Capenergies competitive cluster, partnered by Accenture consultants and the Azzura Lights start-up, has won a call for tender launched by the Principality of Monaco to help monitor technological developments (technology watch) in the field of energy efficiency and renewable energies. Capenergies – with its “Cap sur l’innov’action énergétique” programme – is the first competitive cluster to be tasked by the Principality’s government to drive their pro-energy transition actions.READ MORE

Capenergies and EnvirobatBDM sign a partnership agreement focused on energy-efficient renovation

6 July 2017 – At the 2017 Innovative City Convention, Bernard Mahiou, Managing Director of the Capenergies competitiveness cluster, and Florence Rosa, President of the organisation EnvirobatBDM, today signed a partnership agreement to develop synergistic initiatives specifically for the strategic energy-efficient renovation segment.READ MORE

European Disability Employment Week: Recruiting and training new employees as a socially responsible investment

To meet the challenges of engineer recruitment and of attracting disabled workers, several large companies have decided to use work placement training as a recruitment driver aligned with their disability policies. This is the key objective of the HUGo project, aimed at training, qualifying, and facilitating the recruitment of workers with disabilities. HUGo’s successes were presented during the European Disability Employment Week at the event organised in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region by Agefiph.READ MORE

HUGo project: Future trainees reach an important goal

A milestone for HUGo which is dedicated to level 1 work placement training programmes in IT for disabled people: 13 preselected candidates met an important goal and will join the first HUGo class. On 8 September of last year, they passed technical tests administered by the teaching staff at Polytech, the project’s academic partner. The company partners of the HUGo programme interviewed the future trainees to finalise the recruitment process.

New agreement with INPI – protect your innovation!

The Capenergies cluster has signed a new three-year agreement that strengthens its partnership with France’s National Industrial Property Institute (INPI). The aim of this agreement is to encourage cluster members to make better use of their intellectual property (IP) and to harness it to make them more competitive. The actions will focus on raising awareness about IP among business leaders and project initiators and providing them with low-cost access to INPI’s business services.READ MORE

Technology transfer between laboratories and businesses: Capenergies signs a partnership agreement with SATT Sud Est

Olivier Freneaux, President of SATT Sud Est, and Christian Bonnet, President of Capenergies, have signed a partnership agreement covering technology transfer to businesses in the energy and innovation sector. The partners are aiming to foster the development of products and services that boost the local economy and create jobs.