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Urban mobility and transportation systems - TRANSPOLIS

TRANSPOLIS is the unique smart city lab in Europe dedicated to innovative transportation systems and road equipment. TRANSPOLIS offers a 200-acre site for the reinvention of urban mobility solutions through systemic innovation and strategic partnerships.

History

TRANSPOLIS S.A.S. is a privately held services company created in 2011 by 7 major international players: RENAULT TRUCKS, COLAS, AIXAM (POLARIS Inc. USA), VIBRATEC, EVE SYSTEM, ADETEL and the research center IFSTTAR. Our mission is to help our clients innovate in the field of urban mobility and intelligent transportations systems.

Before 2011, TRANSPOLIS has been incubated by the french cluster LUTB transport & mobility systems, which is now CARA, European Cluster for Mobility Solutions.

The commitment of the founders reflects their understanding of the urgency to design and implement major innovations that will anticipate future needs in urban mobility and transportation systems.

TRANSPOLIS is developing the UNIQUE SMART CITY LAB at scale 1 in EUROPE for urban mobility and innovative transportation systems, a place where French and international groups innovate with a systemic approach (vehicles, energy, networks and telecoms, road equipment, infrastructure, IoT...).

2014

TRANSPOLIS merged with LIER which provides services to design and test road furniture. The French road equipment trade association SER joined the Board.

TRANSPOLIS provides services to test vehicles with a dedicated proving ground, in partnership with RENAULT TRUCKS.

2015

TRANSPOLIS secures a round of funding with new shareholders.

TRANSPOLIS starts work on its new 200-acre test platform.

TRANSPOLIS provides vehicle testing services on the site of RENAULT TRUCKS La Valbonne.

2016

TRANSPOLIS signs a partnership with Objenious, IoT subsidiary of Bouygues Telecom

2017

New shareholders enter the consortium : HIKOB and Fédération Française de Carrosserie

2018

BERTHELET enters the consortium.

The proving ground welcomes its first customers.

Chairman's message

Dominique Fernier Chairman

Dominique FERNIER - Director of Innovation, Technology Transfer and Corporate Business at IFSTTAR

“Like a designer who translates an idea or a project onto paper, TRANSPOLIS SAS will help stakeholders conceptualise a thought in order to prompt interaction and reflection by professionals in the sector. The challenge for us is to promote this “open innovation” which will be resolutely multi-disciplinary.”

Board of directors

Aly ADHAM – Chairman of SER

Xavier BENOIT – Co-Founder and Deputy CEO of ADETEL GROUP

Mireille FAIDUTTI - Territorial Director CAISSE DES DEPÔTS ET CONSIGNATIONS

Gilles LE CARRE – RENAULT TRUCKS

Jean-Paul MIZZI – Deputy CEO of IFSTTAR

Laurent MORNIROLI - General Manager VICAT

Philippe RAFFIN – Innovation Director at COLAS

Bruno SILVA - CFO GROUPAMA RHONE-ALPES AUVERGNE

Scientific committee

Frédéric ANDREANI – President of the Scientific Committee

The scientific committee of Transpolis consists of experts and meets with three main missions:

  •   Contribute to Transpolis’s reflections to encourage research and development shared among its teams
  •   Federate projects, in accordance with the defined long term vision for research subjects
  •   Develop the necessary infrastructure for the realization of these projects

Executive committee

Transpolis team is made of 18 people who conduct the operations daily, in connection with the executive committee instructions :

Dominique FERNIER- Chairman

Stéphane BARBIER – Chief Business Development Officer

Jean BLOCH – Chief Operating Officer

Philippe PRALUS – Chief Financial Official

Jocelyn PERISSE - Innovation and Projects Director

Shareholders & Partners

SHAREHOLDERS

Logo Berthelet Logo Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations logo FFC
Logo Groupama Rhône Alpes Auvergne Logo SEQUANTA logo SER   Logo VICAT 

    

  

     

      

     

     

 

  

TECHNOLOGICAL PARTNERS

Logo ACOME Logo Bouygues Telecom LOGO IPG AUTOMOTIVE logo Lacroix  logo objenious 
logo Selux  logo sensys 

 

INSTITUTIONAL PARTNERS

logo dge logo Région logo ain logo grand lyon logo plaine ain Logo CARA


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