The Plastipolis Board of Directors is responsible for defining the cluster’s general policies and orientation.
It brings together various operators from the plastics engineering sector:
Plastipolis’ Executive Board
prepares and implements the decisions of the Board of Directors. It comprises:
= 6 R&D centres,
= 3 training centres,
= 14 manufacturers, including the cluster’s President, Daniel Goujon,
= 7 institutional investors,
= and the President of Scientific Committee.
= 2 R&D and training centres,
= 5 manufacturers,
= 2 institutional investors,
= and the President of the Scientific Committee.
The Scientific Committee is made up of 22 members. Of these, there are 12 manufacturers, 8 R&D and training centres and 2 associate members.
It meets once a month to evaluate the R&D projects put forward to the Plastipolis cluster according to the following criteria:
= relevance of the project,
= potential impact,
= innovation and key technical points,
= quality of the consortium,
= industrialisation, operation and distribution,
= quality of the management.
On 1st July 2008, Plastipolis welcomed two new departments to its organisation: “Technological Innovation” and “Performance, Skills & Related Actions.
Innovation and Technology Department
Conceived for developing R&D projects by supporting their set-up and managing their monitoring, Technological
Innovation department also:
= organises research themes by coordinating the lines of research (organisation of periodical meetings, publishing of periodical summaries, such as the activity report, newsletters, the web site or OREE platform, etc.),
= proposes themed workshops,
= coordinates the Scientific Committee.
Performance, Skills & Related Actions Department
This department is orientated towards the development of the sector, and was created to organise and coordinate collective actions. It outlines the agreements between those driving actions and public authorities,
as well as promoting and communicating sector-based programmes.