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European Digital Innovation Hubs Network


Hub information

EDIH Title


Geographical scope

Auvergne Rhone Alpes


Although the Auvergne Rhone Alpes region is a highly innovative hot-spot and unique ecosystem in France, where SMEs are the leading employer, there is still a significant number of “traditional” SME not embracing the full potential given by digital technology to optimize and scale-up their activities. 

The operational DIH and EDIH candidate MINASMART will unite the regional innovation key stakeholders to support the digital transformation, drive the economy and foster technological excellence. 
The core teams is composed by 3 digital innovation clusters, 2 Research and Technical Organisations and 7 Innovation Clusters, that cover traditional SMEs and address key sectors of the the Regional smart specialization strategy (S3) : Energy, Health, Mobility and Intelligent transport systems, Chemistry and the Environment, Agritech and Foodtech, Textile. Key technologies (Edge AI, CybersecurityHPC, CPS and ) are considered in the deployment of 17 services for SMEs, raising digital awareness, ensuring knowledge transfer from technology experts, increasing competitiveness through digital transformation, supporting the green and digital twin transition and build long-lasting EDIHs collaborations.

MINASMART will simplify innovation support ecosystem for all entities through a one-stop-shop that will gather around one consortium, common objectives and coordinated actions, all the services needed to tackle digital issues from upstream (research) to downstream (applications). MINASMART objective is to facilitate the digital transformation of more than 2000 SMEs per year by its 3rd year. 
To further support companies in their digitalization and overcome the financial barriers they face, MINASMART aims to raise more than 50M€ per year through public and private funding. MINASMART actions will also benefit to society and support a profound and sustainable transformation of jobs and skills needed to meet the challenges of a more digitized world.

Coordinator information

Contractual contact information

Pierre Damien Berger
06 84 20 86 67

Operational contact information

Antoine CAMUS
06 71 83 66 06

Coordinator address

Campus Région du Numérique - 78 Rte de Paris
69260 Charbonnières-les-Bains

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Market and services




Innovation management
Technology transfer
Knowledge transfer


Contact Name Role Country Address Business Name Legal Name Participant Type Website
- Associated France Immeuble empreinte 30 quai perrache, 69002 Lyon, France AUVERGNE-RHONE-ALPES ENTREPRISES OTH
Laure Hugonet Partner France Rond point de l echangeur les levees, 69360 Solaize, France AXELERA - ASSOCIATION CHIMIE-ENVIRONNEMENT LYON ET RHONE-ALPES REC
Laurent HERAULT Partner France Rue leblanc 25, 75015 Paris 15, France CEA REC
Salem NAIT IDIR Partner France Campus Région du Numérique, 78 route de Paris, 69260 Charbonnières-les-Bains, France DIGITAL LEAGUE OTH
Lionel POINSOT Partner France 78, route de paris, 69260 Charbonnieres-les-bains, France ENTREPRISES & NUMERIQUE OTH
Clement DIOT Partner France 100 rue pierre bayle, 84916 Avignon, France Innov'Alliance OTH
Fanny ROSSETTI Partner France Domaine de voluceau rocquencourt, 78153 Le chesnay cedex, France INRIA REC
Corinne FARACE Partner France 91 bis chemin des mouilles, 69130 Ecully, France Techtera OTH
Herve Muguerra Partner France Rue des berges 19, 38024 Grenoble cedex 1, France TENERRDIS OTH
Aurelien Lepennetier Partner France 26 rue jean dixmeras, 49066 Angers, France VEGEPOLYS OTH