Operational summary

  • INSTITUTIONAL AMBITION: The CAP 20-25 project aims to create a research university with high international visibility in the western part of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, complementing university centers in Lyon and Grenoble.
  • SCIENTIFIC AMBITION: The CAP 20-25 project aims to contribute in a significant way to scientific, technological, environmental and behavioral developments essential to designing "models for sustainable production and living". It identifies four main areas of research (so-called "Challenges") related to the region's scientific and economic strengths: agriculture, industry, health and environment. Each of these areas of research implements a multi-modal innovation strategy combining multidisciplinary approach, multi-stakeholder partnerships and multiple performances. Supporting cross-disciplinary programs such as instrumental development and exploratory research back these four topics.
  • REGIONAL AMBITION: Thanks to the involvement of all regional stakeholders - higher education and research, local communities such as Clermont Auvergne Métropole and the Auvergne-Rhône-Alps region, as well as companies - CAP 20-25 promotes the excellence of public research in Clermont paired with the best of private innovation of major industrial partners, like Michelin and Limagrain, but also of the dynamic network of SMEs. Thus, the project participates in expressing and strengthening the identity and attractiveness of Auvergne regions.