The Paris Region is home to one of the world's largest
intelligent transportation research and development teams,
primarily as a result of the exceptional automotive industry
environment located in Yvelines: Automobile Valley.
- two major manufacturers, PSA and Renault (95% of PSA Group
research is conducted in the Paris Region, Renault has based its
research centers, testing facilities and demonstration facilities
in the Paris Region).
- leading component manufacturers like Valeo and
- a dense network of SMEs and VSEs specializing in cutting-edge
technologies, such as microprocessors, image processing, energy
management and power electronic.
- the leading intelligent transportation systems research
The high quality of intelligent transportation research
conducted in the Paris Region goes hand-in-hand with the presence
here of high-quality further education institutions capable of
supplying specialists qualified to extremely high levels. The
region's universities and engineering graduate schools work closely
with every part of the industry, as well as contributing to
projects developed by the Mov'eo cluster and the VeDeCoM Institute.
They include the Université de Versailles Saint-
Quentin-en-Yvelines, Ecole des Mines ParisTech, Ecole Centrale
Paris, Ecole Polytechnique, ESTACA, SUPELEC, ENPC (Ecole de Ponts
Paris Tech) and ENTPE (Ecole Nationale de Travaux Publics de l'Etat
- The National Graduate School of State Public Works). > more
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