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Type
Cluster
Address

6 B rue des Cahéraux
44240 La Chapelle sur Erdre
France

Description

Precend brings together public and private stakeholders with Non destructive testing (NDT) & Structural health monitoring (SHM) expertise, equipments or needs.

The cluster regroups many expertise centers: technical centers, equipment suppliers, laboratories, providers and manufacturers from various business sectors (automotive, composites, rail, marine, aerospace, steelworkers...)

The cluster's missions are

1) support companies in their projects:

  • proof of concept and lab testing
  • feasibility or comparative testing
  • technical assistance, product validation
  • expertise
  • custom prototypes developments

2) animate and promote the skills of the cluster's member:

  • technical workshops
  • publications
  • intelligence newsletter,..

The 3 mains points to remember are

  • neutrality and impartiality in the technical choices for the projects
  • personalized and adapter response for each demand
  • response based on a network of experts for a better access to technology expertise and innovation

Precend initially started in 2011 thanks to Feder (Europe), Fred (France) an regional (Pays de la Loire) funds

PRECEND

PRECEND

Contact Person
Cyril KOUZOUBACHIAN

E-mail
administration@precend.fr
is SME contact
Equipment

With PRECEND members, you can access all confirmed and innovative technologies in SHM and NDT :

  • Ultrasonic testing, Tofd, Phased-Array
  • Penetrant testing
  • Magnetic testing
  • Radiographic testing
  • Computed tomography
  • Instrumentation
  • Eddy testing
  • Acoustic emission
  • Leak testing
  • Infrared thermography
  • Optic fiber
  • SHM
  • Sensors
  • Laser
  • numerical modeling and simulation

Some of our members also have other skills: analysis and characterization of materials, simulation and thermal properties, robotics, surface preparation and treatment ...

Services

1) support companies in their projects:

  • proof of concept and lab testing
  • feasibility or comparative testing
  • technical assistance, product validation
  • expertise
  • custom prototypes developments

2) animate and promote the skills of the cluster's member:

  • technical workshops
  • publications
  • intelligence newsletter,..
Other activities
Non destructive testing, Structural health monitoring
Service for Industry and SMEs
Yes