MoU b/w EMC2, IRT Jules Verne and NCC, GCC, & ICC

MoU signature between EMC2, IRT Jules Verne and

the “Greater Nagoya” (NCC, GCC and ICC)

MoU signature ceremony held in March 13th 2014, and EMC2, IRT Jules Verne members from France side and the National Composites Center Nagoya University,
Nagoya University, Ishikawa Composite Center of Kanazawa Institute of Technology, Composite Materials Center Gifu University, Gifu University related from Japan side met at the JEC Europe exhibition stand.

Event: MoU signature ceremony between EMC2, IRT Jules Verne and the “Greater Nagoya” (NCC, GCC, and ICC)

Date: Mar 13, 2014

Place: JEC Stand G52 (Pavillon 7/2)


Participants; Prof. Ishikawa (NCC), Prof. Nakai (GCC), Prof. Uzawa (ICC) and other GNI members

+ about 20 other members of the delegation


12:30 – 13:00   Speeches and ceremony of MoU signature


Welcome by Pays de la Loire region

Pays de la Loire region

• glad to welcome you

• Region of composites materials and processes

• This signature honors the choice of the Pays de la Loire region to support the composite sector in France



Mr. Nicolas ORANCE, President of EMC2

• glad to welcome you

• was in Nagoya last December for a fruitful diner that allowed this signature to take place today

• EMC2 will be in Nagoya in September 2014 for Aeromart Japan

• satisfaction to sign a MoU to enable further cooperation between the two ecosystems


IRT Jules Verne

Mr. Stéphane CASSEREAU, Director

• glad to be there and take advantage of EMC2 international relations to build upon for the quite new IRT Jules Verne

• Reference technological center for composites materials in France

• Cross-fertilization between various industrial sectors

• Expects to collaborate effectively and efficiently with the 3 high level centers from Nagoya


National Composites Center Nagoya University

Mr. Takashi ISHIKAWA, Professor, Nagoya University (Head of the delegation)

Ishikawa Composite Center

Mr. Kiyoshi UZAWA, Professor, Kanazawa Institute of Technology

Composite Materials Center Gifu University

Ms. Asami NAKAI, Professor, Gifu University


Signature ceremony

Animateurs: Nicolas Orance & Sébastien Leroy (IRTJV) + Olivia CAHN (support)


13:00 – 13:30   Cocktail / a drink to celebrate the signature

Region Pays de la Loire booth (JEC Stand K51, Pavillon 7/2) – in front of EMC2-IRT Jules Verne booth.