Group citizenship

CNIM is committed to support trade and competitiveness clusters which aim to structure regional R&D activities.
The Group experts actively contribute to these organizations

The Group is represented :

Naval activities

  • GICAN (French Marine Industries Group).

Defense and terrestrial security

  • GICAT (French Defense and Security Industries Group) : Bertin Technologies is a member of the Board of Directors, the Executive Board, and chairs the Innovation Commission.
  • within the EDA (European Defence Agency), as an expert in CapTech (Capability Technology) EOST (Electro Optical Systems and Technologies).


  • GIFEN : Groupement des Industriels Français de l’Industrie Nucléaire, the professional union of the French nuclear industry;
  • PFCE (China-France Electricity Partnership). PFCE aims to promote the long-term involvement of French midcaps and SMEs in the construction of the Chinese nuclear program;
  • PFME (France Global Electricity Partnership), which brings together suppliers to EDF’s French nuclear program.

NBC threat detection

  • GIE Défense NBC, which brings together the main French businesses active in the NRBCE (nuclear, radiation, biological, chemical and explosive) sector.

In associations that promote research and innovation

Competitiveness clusters

  • Cap Énergies, whose purpose is to control energy consumption and work on the shift toward non-greenhouse-gas-generating energy sources, as a member of the Board and of the project evaluation committee;
  • Mediterranean Sea cluster, an international landmark in the maritime and coastal sector;
  • Safe Cluster, which covers security and aerospace;
  • Systematic cluster, active at the crossroads of eight company-level technological markets (transport, energy, telecoms, security, health, smart cities, information technology and the factory of the future) and two general technological fields (free software and complex systems).
  • The Aerospace Valley cluster, dedicated to the aeronautics, space and UAV sectors, in the Occitania and New Aquitaine regions;
  • The Defense Club of the Aériades cluster, dedicated to the defense activities of the players in the Grand-Est region.