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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,
  • Roquette,
  • Bonduelle,
  • Anios laboratories,

Matikem is the new identity of the “Material and Application for a Sustainable Use” cluster in Lille.

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