A LabCom is a partnership financed by the ANR between a research laboratory and a PME. The common creation of knowledge or know-how between research laboratory and this type of company can be an important factor of innovation, competitiveness of companies, and thus job creation.
The French research agency introduces and supports these projects to make so that the world of the academic research gets closer to companies, and so that he can be in capacity to hear and to understand their problems before helping them to make a commitment in a partnership initiative.
In this context, the Laboratory of Civil engineering and Environmental Engineering (LGCIE ) of INSA of Lyon and the TEXINOV company decided to join. The objective of this LabCom called PITAGOR is to develop and to perpetuate an activity of innovations and applied research in the field of the geosynthetics of reinforcement used in the field of civil engineering