About us

Cetim, the French technical center for mechanical industries is one of the largest industrial research organizations in Europe.

Internationally recognized, its experts participate in major industrial challenges of today and tomorrow. Cetim is a reference in the world of innovation for an industrial future attentive to the planet.

Providing innovation to the mechanical industry for 50 years

Thanks to 50 years of experience, Cetim provides rare multidisciplinary competencies to succeed your project through high value support combining outsourced R&D, technological engineering, project engineering and consulting.
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R&D Partnerships
Common laboratories
Seats in international standarization committees
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Active clients worldwide
Scientific papers per year
Engineers and scientists
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R&D Partnerships
Common laboratories
Seats in international standarization committees
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Active clients worldwide
Scientific papers per year
Engineers and scientists

Our intervention areas

Together with our international subsidiaries and partners, we accelerate your environmental and digital transformation to success considering your local issues.

Europe

Cetim is today one of the European leaders in R&D and technology transfer.

Middle East and Africa

Original partner of North Africa industrial actors with Cetim Morocco in Casablanca.

Asia Pacific

Cetim deploys its expertises for over 30 years through Cetim Matcor located in Singapore.

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News and Events

Failure Analysis of composite materials: 3 questions to our expert
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Aerospace
27/02/2024

Failure Analysis of composite materials: 3 questions to our expert

The growth rate of composite materials is 6% to 7% a year. They are used in a wide range of sectors, from aeronautics to health, often as a replacement for metals. However, the design of composite parts is far more complex than that of their metal counterparts, and there are just as many different types of failure. Sophie Toillon, engineer at Cetim and referent in the failure analysis of polymer and composite parts, takes a closer look. Why is the failure analysis of composite parts a co...
Testimonial CNES: Aluminium foams released into the stratosphere
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Energy
15/02/2024

Testimonial CNES: Aluminium foams released into the stratosphere

The French Space Agency (CNES) has entrusted Cetim with safely landing the 800 kg gondola of a stratospheric balloon and its cargo of scientific instruments.  First Mars and its satellites, now the Earth’s stratosphere! The French Space Agency (CNES) has decided to equip the stratospheric balloons in the Strato-Science 2023 campaign with aluminium foam after this material was successfully used to protect a precious rover sent to the Mars moon Phobos. “Unlike the honeycombed cardboa...
<strong>Cetim and Bureau Veritas join forces to support the development of the hydrogen industry</strong>
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Aerospace
14/02/2024

Cetim and Bureau Veritas join forces to support the development of the hydrogen industry

At the Hyvolution trade fair, Bureau Veritas and Cetim signed a partnership agreement intended to support the development of industrial players in the French hydrogen industry by addressing the entire value chain. It's official! Cetim and Bureau Veritas have joined forces to support the development of the French hydrogen industry. Based on their highly complementary skills, the two players have signed a partnership agreement on Hyvolution 2024, with the aim of proposing a joint offer in ...

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