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SATT Sud Est, “Accelerator of Technology Transfer”, helps companies to boost their competitiveness through innovation stemming from public research of South Eastern France. It is a key player in regional economic development associated with innovation.

Its core business involves bringing inventions developed by its shareholder research bodies to readiness on legal (intellectual property), economic (market) and technical (proof of concept) levels. SATT is focused on bridging the technology gap between these inventions and their industrial-scale production. SATT aims at transferring innovative technologies stemming from its shareholders to the economic fabric while granting operating licenses to companies.

SATT Sud Est is a simplified joint-stock company (SATT PACA Corse SAS) with a capital of €1 million. Its shareholders include the Universities of Aix-Marseille, Nice Sophia Antipolis, Toulon, Avignon and the Vaucluse, Corsica, the Centrale Engineering School of Marseille, the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), the National Institute for Medical Research (Inserm) and the Caisse des Dépôts. The Assistance Publique–Hôpitaux de Marseille and the Nice University Hospital Centre are two of the company’s founding partners though they cannot be shareholders.

A total of 62 employees worked for the company as of July 1st, 2015. Its headquarters are based in Marseille, with a branch in Sophia Antipolis, France.

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