Matikem cluster is a « competitivity cluster », based in Nord Pas de Calais region in France, dedicated to materials, chemistry and green chemistry.
The mission of the centre is to facilitate and speed-up the emergence of new Research and Development projects and then to support the set-up of innovative collaborative projects until obtaining a financing and the launch on the market of new products or services.
Matikem targets three key markets: fine dining, the graphic industries and packaging.
The centre is now home to 77 members:
- Companies (45% of which are SMEs),
- Research laboratories
- Training centres
They include leading European and even global companies:
- Arc International,
- Anios laboratories,
Matikem is the new identity of the “Material and Application for a Sustainable Use” cluster in Lille.