Minatec

Contact person 
Kate Margetts
Institution 
Ville de Grenoble
E-mail 
kate.margetts@ville-grenoble.fr
Country 
France
Do you want to share an instrument/policy or a knowledge Transfer practice? 
Innovation instrument(policy)
What are the following keywords/priorities which better fit the instrument/policy?  
Policy measures concerning excellence, relevance and management of research in Universities
Indicate the country from which the instrument (or policy) is 
France
What is the title/name of the instrument/policy? 
Minatec
Indicate the target group/beneficiaries of the instrument/policy 
All companies
Business organisations (Chambers of Commerce…)
Higher education institutions (education function)
Higher educations institutions research units/centres
New technology based firms/new knowledge intensive service firms
Other non-profit research organizations (not HEI)
Private institutions for education/lifelong learning
SMEs only
Other
What is the aim/objective? 
Tech-transfer
Give an overview of the instrument 
Minatec was created in 2005 as a campus to bring together research, business and study to enable knowledge transfer.
What is the date of creation of this instrument? 
Saturday, January 1, 2005
Is the instrument/policy still active? 
Active
Identify the main outputs/results (quantitative and qualitative) of the implementation of this instrument 
The MINATEC campus is home to 2 400 researchers 1 200 students and 600 technology transfer experts all gathered on one site. Huge R&D facility. MINATEC researchers file 300 patents a year.
What is the co-financing/maximum rate allowed by the instrument/policy (if appl.)? 
depends
Is this instrument/policy linked to a KT practice? 
No