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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.

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

New shareholders enter the consortium.

Chairman's message

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

Board of directors

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

Jean-Bernard CONRAD – Chairman of SER

Jean-Paul MIZZI – Deputy CEO of IFSTTAR

Bernard MODAT – SVP RENAULT TRUCKS

Philippe RAFFIN – CTO of COLAS

Bruno SILVA - CFO GROUPAMA RHONE-ALPES AUVERGNE

Laurent MORNIROLI - General Manager VICAT

Jean-Louis BOULLU - Director CAISSE DES DEPOTS ET CONSIGNATIONS

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

Shareholders & Partners

SHAREHOLDERS

logo adetel   logo Caisse des dépôts   Logo Groupama Rhône Alpes Auvergne Logo VICAT

TECHNICAL PARTNERS

   Logo Objenious       logo sensys      

INSTITUTIONAL PARTNERS

   logo DGE      logo Rhône-Alpes      logo Ain      logo plaine de l'ain      logo metropole lyon       logo LUTB  


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