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Contact : Claude BARLIER
Contact : Cyril PELAINGRE
CIRTES, French Centre of Rapid Product Development in Europe
CIRTES, European Research Centre for Rapid Prototyping and Rapid Tooling, is located in the heart of the industrial area of Saint-Dié-des-Vosges (France) since 1991. CIRTES also has a subsidiary office in the South-west of France in Carmaux.
CIRTES, Innovation by Recherche & Development
From its platform equipped with the main processes of digitalisation, CAD/CAM, Rapid Prototyping and Tooling, Rapid Manufacturing, High Speed Freeform Machining and three-dimensional measurement (2 000 m2 dedicated), CIRTES offers its facilities to companies, in a contractual way, its teams of Research and Technology Transfer in the field of the new processes for the rapid product development.
Main CIRTES research works is directed towards a technological research for processes, and particularly according to two directions:
CIRTES takes part to several national and international projects: the ANTIOPE project, RAPTIA and SARE European networks , European CRAFT’s FASTOOL, MOLSTRA and the international project, VIRTUREAL®.
CIRTES, in the heart of Creation and Innovation pole in Saint-Dié-des-Vosges
To industrialize and market its works, the CIRTES founded two companies: rp2i diffusion and ACTARUS SAS. These two companies won the award of Technological Innovating Companies.
The CIRTES founded the GIP-InSIC high school together with Ecole des Mines de Nancy and Ecole des Mines d’Albi.
The CIRTES organizes each year in June together with InSIC: VirtuReaL®, International Conference for Rapid Product Development.
ENTREPRENDRE 92 - PERFORMANCE LORRAINE 94 - TROPHEE INPI de l’INNOVATION 96. - CRT 96 - SRC 99 - INDUSTRIE 2002 award.
CIRTES, a team
The team of CIRTES: 25 engineers and research workers with a product/ process approach.