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Thursday, March 14 • 11:00 - 12:30
French Excellence in Composites: A Growing Demand for Advanced Composites

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In 10 years, France has tripled patents filling in the Composites sector, showing that the country is becoming a leading provider of innovation in the field. Leading composites suppliers are also setting up in France, such as Arkema for resins and Hexcel for carbon fibers.
The growing demand or advanced composites is a unique opportunity for French companies to demonstrate its excellence in the domain of high-tech composites and industry 4.0.
Discover the French excellence in Composites and the initiatives boosting the French Composites industry through this exclusive session welcoming leading companies in the industry.

avatar for Clémentine GALLET

Clémentine GALLET

Founder & CEO, Coriolis Composites
Born in 1974 in Lyon (France), Clementine Gallet graduated with a mechanical engineering degree from the Technical University of Esslingen (Germany) in 1997.From 1997- 1999 : she initiated and conducted an R&D project with European partners, “Filament winding for 6.5m sailboat hull... Read More →
avatar for Michel GLOTIN


Director Materials Science, Arkema
Ph D Southampton University , joined company Ato-Chimie , now arkema in 1982. Occupied various positions in high performance polymers R&D. Director materials science in Arkema's R&d organization since 2001. He coordinates the programs on new materials and composites for the compa... Read More →
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Thierry MERLOT

President, Aerospace - Europe, Middle East and Asia, Hexcel
Thierry Merlot is President, Aerospace – Europe, Middle East and Asia. Thierry was working with Ciba-Geigy when the company merged with Hexcel in 1996 and has, over the years, held several sales positions for the company. Previously, Thierry spent about five years with Brochier... Read More →
avatar for Anaïs RAJERY-RASATA


Head of PME-ETI Acceleration Programs, Bpifrance
Anaïs is managing 24-month French Fab acceleration programs designed for SME strategic business development, for various sectors, such as aerospace, automotive, composite materials industry.Before joining Bpifrance Le Lab in 2015, the think tank dedicated to SME growth issues, Anaïs... Read More →
avatar for Daniel RICHET


Daniel Richet capitalises more than twenty five years in innovation and industry. His experience, particularly in north Africa, Asia and the USA, gives him an enlarged vision of the international competition.After a career as development engineer in diverse industrial companies, he... Read More →
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CEO, Cobratex
Having the dual nationality, French and British, Edouard Sherwood is Chartered engineer in mechanical engineering with robotics from Surrey University, Guildord.He applied his knowledge for several R&D companies in Toulouse, designing robots and special machines for the semi-conductors... Read More →

Hosts, Moderators & Interviewe...
avatar for Florence BONNET-TOURE


Deputy Director, Fédération de la Plasturgie et des Composites
For more than 20 years, she has been deeply involved in steering strategic and innovative projects for the development of organizations and skills. Her experience in the public and private sectors of project management functions, prospective studies, human resources strategies and... Read More →

Thursday March 14, 2019 11:00 - 12:30 CET
Agora (Hall 5 / F99)