ICPEES is a joint research unit with a partnership between the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) and the University of Strasbourg (UdS). The Institute is composed by more than a hundred of scientists concerned by the development of advanced research related to energy, environment and health. The complementarities of the various research teams contribute to solve global issues ranging from molecules design, properties, and applications in useful devices, sensors or catalytic processes.
INSA Toulouse is a public Engineering School, part of the Federal University of Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées which trains more than 100,000 students. With 8 research labs and 230 PhD students, INSA Toulouse is internationally recognised for its high level research. The Clément Ader Institute (ICA) is a research laboratory of INSA Toulouse gathering 100 faculty members, 90 PhD students and 20 technical staff working in the fields of structures, systems and mechanical processes. In this lab, the "Modelling of Mechanical Systems and Microsystems" group has been highly involved in microfluidics for more than 15 years. This group has developed a high-level expertise in modelling, simulation, and experimental analysis of gas flows in microsystems, from a fundamental as well as an applied point of view
TRONICO is a French company, headquartered in Nantes since 1973. Since 2002, TRONICO is part of ALCEN group. The ALCEN group was created in 1993, in order to address 4 principal markets: Defence & Security, Energy, Health and Aerospace. With innovation and advanced technologies for tools, ALCEN’s 33 subsidiaries are developing and creating new businesses around the world. TRONICO has a special place in ALCEN’s group, as it is the most important company in the group, in terms of employees, businesses and new technologies developed.
Based around its well-established know-how, namely in electronic assembly for small production runs, TRONICO has implemented a deployment strategy for a range of electronic services to meet new market requirements. TRONICO manages the design, prototypes, circuit board manufacturing, mechanical and electronic system integration, tests, repair and Maintaining in Operating Conditions. From the drafting of the specifications based on the expression of requirements, TRONICO applies its electronic know-how throughout the product's life cycle.
In'Air Solutions is an innovative start-up that focuses on the development and commercialization of micro analysers for air quality diagnosis. Its first product, a formaldehyde analyser, is issued from French academic research patents.
In'Air Solutions, founded in 2013, has been recently awarded from the French research ministry as one of the "most innovating start-up projects" of the year. The young company continues its researches on other pollutants measuring in order to commercialize new innovating analysers in the further years.
This project has received funding from the Clean Sky 2 Joint Undertaking under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 687014.