Sporaltec

SPORALTEC : THE RHONE-ALPES ECONOMICAL CLUSTER IN SPORT and LEISURE INDUSTRY

SPORALTEC is one of the EPSI founding members. It constitutes an essential link for cooperation and growth in sport, leisure and health industries in France and the Rhône-Alpes region. SPORALTEC groups together the largest public and private research laboratories with small, medium-sized and large companies of the sector. Their aim is to help the members to progress towards economic excellence and increase their leadership and their competitiveness.

Sporaltec’s strategy is oriented towards the main drivers of competitiveness namely:

    • Innovation and creativity
    • Training / skills / performance
    • International development

Providing businesses with an essential tool of development tool, SPORALTEC offers various services such as : networking, collective actions (technological innovation, participation in international fairs and shows…) and coaching (assistance and support with cooperative projects  :   seeking out partners, finance,   development of skills…)

Rhône-Alpes is the predominent French region in the sport and leisure industry sectors:

    • Represents 55% of the national sport and leisure industry :
      • boasts more than 4000 employees ( around 15 000 indirectly)
      •  has a turnover of  3 billion Euros / 70%  in exports
    •  associated with many international pioneers in the sector (Babolat, Lafuma, Petzl, Quechua (Decathlon), Rossignol, Sigvaris, Thuasne, Salomon…
    • has a very high concentration of research centres :
      • 4 universities (Lyon, Saint Etienne, Grenoble, Savoie),
      • secondary institutes focused on engineering (INSA, Mines, Centrale …),
      • private research centres (CTC, PTM …)

for further information:

www.sporaltec.fr

Contact :

SPORALTEC
1 rue de l’Informatique
42000 Saint-Etienne – France
Phone : 33 4 77 39 00 31
postmaster@sporaltec.fr