Imaging/Photonics competitive cluster

Located in Château-Gombert Technology Park, OPTITEC competitive cluster federates the actors in photonics and imaging in the South-East of France (Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur and Languedoc-Roussillon regions). Since its creation, OPTITEC has labelled over 300 R&D collaborative projects amounting to €550M and €130M in funding. With their "PERSPECTIVE PME" programme, OPTITEC's mission is to develop a growth ecosystem that supports SME development.


205 members, 130 companies
Highly innovative VSEs and SMEs: 20% of turnover dedicated to R&D, 50% of turnover to export
Major Principals and Integrators: Thales, DCNS, EDF, Horiba...
480 supported and appraised projectss
300 labelled projects amounting to 550 M€
125 funded projects
130 M€ of grants toward businesses and laboratories
Almost 200 national and international experts focused on the projects


OPTITEC cluster

Technopôle de Château Gombert
38, rue F. Joliot Curie
13388 Marseille cedex 13
Tel: +33 (0)4 91 05 59 69