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A project coordinating and engineering team
A thirty-strong team made up of staff from cluster members manages cross-wise activities that demand a networking approach to ensure projects initiated by the Mer Bretagne Atlantique cluster get off the ground.



·          Patrick Poupon, Director

·          Philippe Monbet, Deputy Director

·          Gwenaelle Prigent, Assistant

·           Karine Pennec, Secretary

     Gwenaelle Ferec, Technopole Brest Iroise, administratif et financier


Six subject-related committees have been established.
As of April 2020 these are:  

securite-surete   Maritime safety and security


       Stéphane Charron, Thales 

       Frédéric Maussang, IMT Atlantique


naval-nautisme   Shipbuilding and leisure boatbuilding

·        Jean-Yves Pradillon, ENSTA Bretagne

Régis Guyon, Audélor

        Boris Teillant, Atlanpole

        Hubert Paitard, Naval Group


ressources-marines   Marine energy and mining resources

  • Deep offshore
  • Marine renewable energy

·       Thierry Bouchet, Naval Group

·        Jean-Yves Pradillon, ENSTA Bretagne

ressources-biologiques   Marine biological resources

  • Biotechnology

·       Olivier Denoual, Technopole Quimper-Cornouaille

·       Pascal Larnaud, Ifremer

  • Fishing and aquaculture

·       Olivier Denoual, Technopole Quimper-Cornouaille

·       Boris Teillant, Atlanpole

 Pascal Larnaud, Ifremer

environnement-littoral   Environmental and coastal planning and development

·       Michel Repecaud, Ifremer

infrastructures   Port infrastructure and maritime transport

Marc Le Goff, Naval Group

Didier Burnel, Port de Nantes Saint-Nazaire

EIA team tasks

  • Early identification of academic and industrial skills
  • Networking
  • Facilitating emergence of innovative collaborative projects
  • Supporting project leaders: setting up projects, securing recognition, seeking partnerships and funding and assisting economic development
  • Providing SME support services, particularly for overseas expansion
  • Working directly with the French navy and national maritime operations
  • Intelligence and economic monitoring
  • Communication and media relations

Cross-wise activities

·        Nisha Le Joliff, communication and media relations 

·        Sébastien Cann, CCI Brest, relations with SMEs and international relations 

·        Xavier Rebour, conseiller marine, référent formation et Outre-mer

.        Philippe Monbet, Anaïs Turpault-Penven, Nolwenn Beaume,  Juliana Carvajal, european projects

.        Hélène Colin, Technopôle Brest-Iroise

.        Juliette Rimetz, Technopôle Brest-Iroise

        Régis Guyon, Lorient Technopole

         Olivier Denoual, Technopole Quimper-Cornouaille

        Frédéric Ravilly, Atlanpole, Pays de La Loire

         Benoît Perrin, Anticipa