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One of the great strengths of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region is its diversity of sectors of activity. They include:

 
Technologies of the Sea
THE EXCEPTIONAL ASSETS OF THE PROVENCE-ALPES-COTE D’AZUR REGION
• A cluster at the convergence of several areas of regional excellence: information technologies, robotics and remote control, optics and photonics, simulation and modelling, submarine acoustics and signal processing, biotechnology, naval maintenance, naval engineering and construction, and submarine technology.
• A critical mass of businesses specialist research and training centres, offering a high concentration of resources and equipment for intervention and experimentation.
• Real regional skill: the merchant and state navies (Toulon is France’s largest naval port) and  leasure cruising (the highest concentration of yachts in the world).
• A special geo-strategic location at the heart of the Mediterranean, with a decisive concentration of players in the marine environment..
• An attractive regional seaboard: 835 km of coasts, some 15% of the French coastline and 132 yachting harbours with 55,000 moorings.
 
KEY STATISTICS OF THE SECTOR
• 60,000 employed directly in the profession, of whom 21,000 are with the members of the Cluster
• More than 270 members including 190 businesses (small and medium-sized companies, groups and large companies)
• 2,100 scientists and more than 75 research and training bodies
• More than 2,000 graduates a year

A DEDICATED CLUSTER : Marine Cluster
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DOCUMENTS
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