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Presentation of MCE-5 DEVELOPMENT S.A. :


Creation date: January 2000

Head office: Lyon - FRANCE

Structure: Joint stock company with a
capital of 1 642 104,10 €

Chief Executive Officer: Jean-François ROCHE

Number of private shareholders: 570 (au 30/11/2013)

Headcount: 49

Patent portfolio: 18 families, more than 300 patents

Countries in which patents have been registered: Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, USA.

Funds invested in R&D to 31 December 2013: 100 M€

Business model: Selling IP rights and expertise supplying prototypes (single and multicylinder engines, demonstrator cars), testing means and services (engineering research & design, calculations, simulations, testing, validations…).

Number of partner companies: > 60

Technical and Financial partners involved in the R&D programs: CERTAM, Danielson Engineering, Mecachrome, Safe automotive, 12 tier-one automotive industry suppliers (confidential).

Institutional partners: European Union – ERDF program, ADEME (Environment and Energy Agency), DGCIS (Directorate General of Competitiveness, Industry and Services), OSEO, the Haute-Normandie Region, the Rhône-Alpes Region and the Grand Lyon.

Labels: : PREDIT (National Transport Program), MATERALIA (materials cluster), MOV’EO, LUTB (Lyon Urban Trucks and Bus), FCPI (Mutual Funds for Innovation).

Financing: Private investors (70 %), public financing (25 %), industrial partners (5%).

Goal: To patent and develop innovations in the automotive and energy sectors.

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