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UCA Partner "Plateformes d’Assistance à la Recherche, aux Technologies et aux Entreprises" is a service of the Clermont-Auvergne University (UCA) that brings together more than thirty in-house technological platforms in seven areas of expertise covering a large variety of scientific fields from social science, health, environment, geomatics, biology, physico-chemical analysis, imaging, materials, … It contributes to the scientific policy of the University and ensures to researchers and entreprises easy access to cutting-edge equipments, facilities and expertises.


  • To provide technological and/or consulting expertises for academic and private institutions,
  • To be the prime point of contact for private entreprises, to find among the UCA Partner's platforms the best solution in response to user requests and to offer a one-stop access for contract managements.
  • To help researchers and customers for the drafting and the management of custom quotes and contracts of service.


Director: Jean-Michel CHEZAL

Deputy director: Christine TAVIOT-GUEHO

Administrative and financial manager: Muriel GOMEAUX

(Valorisation and partnership division of the valorisation and research department)

Partnership development manager: Solène VALLIN

(Clermont Auvergne Innovation)