To ensure that the expertise developed by Arts et Métiers has the best possible impact optimum impact, a small number of key intensive partnerships have been developed.
In 2017 the French-German Institute for the Industry of the Future was created in collaboration with the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). The Institute offers training, research, and innovation in four key themes of the industry of the future: virtual and augmented reality, advanced production processes, production chain management, and robotics and cobotics.
Alliance with Texas A&M University (TAMU): a TEXAS A&M site is currently being developped at the Aix en Provence campus for materials and processes research activities (with joint research teams).
Alliance with the Universidad del Pais Vasco Bilbao (UPV Bilbao): creation of “Aenigme”, an international laboratory, which is managed scientifically by Arts et Métiers’ I2M laboratory and has an impact on all Arts et Métiers laboratories working on sustainable materials and processes.
Agreement with the China Scholarship Council (CSC): 24 PhD theses have been started since 2012 (six of which have been publicly defended) by Chinese PhD students at Arts et Métiers under this agreement.
Alliance with CEATech on the theme of additive manufacturing.
Alliance with the PSA Group, the second car and motorcycle manufacturer in Europe: through the Materials and Processes OPEN LAB, which studies innovative materials and efficient processes in order to develop vehicles of the future.
Founding member of the TEAM Henri Fabre Association alongside Airbus Helicopters and EDF. This association develops multithreaded enabling technologies in the field of materials and processes.
Participation in the Renault eco2 process centre for improving the energy efficiency of combustion engines.
Creation of a “smart industries” living lab with KUKA and CITC (Contactless Technologies Innovation Centre).