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Marie-Christine POTHIER

This unit provides support to LIRMM Research Teams in various fields:

  • Project engineering: applications to call-for-projects (French ANR, European Projects, Occitanie Region, etc.)
  • Research Contract negotiation and administration in coordination with the Research Valorization units of the University of Montpellier and CNRS
  • Research Valorization (patents for equipment, processes, software, etc.)   

Developing a Business-Research interface for LIRMM Teams:

  • Supporting the creation of Start-ups: in partnership with SYNERSUD, we provide entrepreneurial guidance and logistical support to Research Teams for the creation of innovative technology start-ups.
  • Business Seminars: we organize Entrepreneurship Seminars to familiarize Researchers with the process of creating and running businesses and foster the development of business player-researcher relationships.
  • Valorization Commission: this commission is headed by the Deputy Director for Valorization, and works to promote the results of LIRMM research activities within the industrial and business community.

Marie-Christine Pothier