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Pole Mer Mediterranee

Pole Mer Mediterranee


Created in 2005, Pôle Mer Méditerranée is a sea innovation cluster located in South of France. Its ambition is to contribute to the sustainable development of the maritime and coastal economy in the Mediterranean basin, in Europe and across the globe. The network of the Pôle Mer Méditerranée involves 420 members including majors companies, SMEs, research institute and academic.

A stated ambition

• To be one of the main champions of Integrated Maritime Policy

• To be a driver of business competitiveness

• To be an international reference point in marine and coastal issues and promote our members and territories through the «Pôle Mer» brand.

It stimulates and encourages innovation trough collaboration around 6 Strategic Business Areas : Maritime safety and security, Naval and yachting, Marine mining and energy resources,  Marine biological resource, Marine environment and coastal planning , Harbours, infrastructures and shipping.

Key figures

§  424 members: 3/4 of Industry (219 SMEs) & 1/4 Research & Training

§  366 labelled projects shared innovative for a total amount of 903 M€ R&D of which 283 are granted projects for a total budget of 702.63 M€

§  22 structural projects (Shared innovative platforms, ITE, IRT, Labex, Equipex...) for an amount of 1051M€


Contact Information

Eve Raymond

International Development Manager

93, rue Forum de la Méditerranée

Technopôle de la Mer

CS 60033

83 196 Ollioules


(+33) (04) 9403.8986


Quote from PMM Exec:

Do you want to boost exports, improve your international reach, promote sustainable development? The Pole Mer Méditerranée believes in creating collaboration with others clusters because we are stronger together.

Eve Raymond - International Development Manager, PMM

Quote from PMM Member:

“I would not hesitate to make use of the services and skills of the Pôle Mer Méditerranée for export prospecting support.” 

Thierry Hernandez - CEO, Capyro ADR et Pyrotechnie