Chimie Balard Cirimat

Carnot institute

The Chimie Balard Cirimat Carnot Institute provides companies with R&D support in Chemistry, Materials and Processes.
We address environmental and societal concerns in the energy, health, cosmetics and transport industries.
We offer innovative solutions to our partners, drawing upon our expertise in green chemistry and processes and in materials with enhanced properties.
The comprehensive coverage of these areas by our research groups and the access to four state-of-the-art technological platforms allows us to meet any challenge.

Competences

Core business

Materials
Environment, natural resources, chemistry
Chemistry
Health

Hight competences

Energy
Transport
Key figures

Key figures

Permanent staff (full-time equivalent)
630
including PhD Students
250
Global budget
33,8 M€
Partnership
incomes with industry
7,3 M€
Contact

Contact

École Nationale Supérieure
de Chimie de Montpellier
240, avenue du Professeur
Émile Jeanbrau
34296 Montpellier Cedex 5

CIRIMAT
118, route de Narbonne
31062 Toulouse Cedex 4 France

Yannick GUARI
Director
+33 (0) 4 67 14 42 24

Philippe TAILHADES
Deputy Director
+33 (0)5 61 55 61 74

 

Email contact

Presentation

Excellence in chemistry, materials science and processes at the service of industry

         

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Meeting industry’s challenges

  • From needs analysis to integrated solutions, we support companies in their R&D projects.
  • We use the pluri-disciplinary expertise of more than 600 researchers to bring innovations to market.
  • Our research partnerships have a high added value through a balance between basic and applied research.
  • The network of 38 Carnot Institutes benefi ts our partners, by allowing an interdisciplinary approach. It is also a guarantee of professionalism and results.

A strong commitment to accompany our industrial partners:

  • a single contact point to identify the appropriate research teams to address your needs;
  • traceability, confi dentiality and protection of the results;
  • transfer of technology and expertise;
  • accredited quality procedures for the contracting and management of the research partnership.

Targeted industries

  • Chemical
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Medicinal
  • Aeronautics and space
  • Transportation
  • Construction
  • Metallugical
  • Nuclear
  • Petrochemical
  • Environmental

  

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Discover our high-tech platforms

Our institute disposes of a unique collection of technology platforms that support the R&D carried out with our industrial partners. This state-of-the-art equipment is used for synthesis, characterisation and shaping in the chemical and materials sciences.

  • Balard Analysis and Characterisation Platform (Montpellier)
  • SynBio3 (for the synthesis of bespoke peptides and polymers; Montpellier)
  • National Spark Plasma Sintering Platform (Toulouse)
  • ChemLab Industrial Pilot Plant (Montpellier)
  • Additive Manufacturing Platform (Toulouse)
  • Equipment for the scale-up of materials synthesis (Toulouse)

Pluri-disciplinary research in key activity sectors:

  • Energy: alternative fuels, fuel cells, hydrogen vector, electrochemical storage and conversion, structural materials for the nuclear power industry
  • Health and Cosmetics: drugs, vectors for drug delivery, biomaterials, pharmacological tools, medical devices
  • Transportation (aeronautics, space, rail, automobile): structural materials, coatings, components
  • High-performance Materials: metals, alloys, nano-materials, ceramics, polymers, fabrication methods, durability
  • Bio-sourced Chemicals and Materials

4 top-flight research laboratories:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5 oversight research institutions:

           

 

29 Carnot institutes 9 Associated Carnot
Texte anglais

3BCAR

Bioenergy, Biomolecules and Biomaterials from Renewable Carbon

ARTS

Research Actions for Technology and Society

brgm

BRGM, the French geological survey

CALYM

The Consortium for the acceleration of innovation and its transfer in the lymphoma field

ESP

Energy and Propulsion Systems (ESP)

ICM

Imagine

IMAGINE - Institut des maladies génétiques

Ingénierie@Lyon

Innovative materials and processes – Intelligent machines...from designing an object to its final use.

Innovation Chimie Carnot (I2C)

Innovation Chimie Carnot (I2C)

Irstea

French National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture

ISIFoR

Sustainable engineering of georesources

Leti

Laboratoire d’Electronique et de Technologies de l’Information

LSI

Software and intelligent systems (LSI)

M.I.N.E.S

Innovative methods for companies and society

MECD

Build better for a better living

Pasteur MS

The «Pasteur Microbes & Santé» Carnot Institute

Plant2Pro

Innovations to enhance the sustainable competitiveness of crop production

Smiles

SMILES : Mathematical Sciences for Innovation, Label of Strategic Excellence

STAR

Science and Technology for Research Applications