International projects



In 2014, Matikem was an active partner of TANDEM, a cross-border cooperation project between West Flanders (Belgium) / Nord-Pas de Calais (France), funded under the program INTERERG IV A FWV.

Cross-border cooperation and competences development

Tandem is a cross-border cooperation project funded under the INTERREG IV A FWV programme.

It consisted of 17 Franco-Flemish partners, 5 fields of action corresponding to the Innovation Research Strategy for a Smart Specialisation (3S) :

  • ICT
  • Agrifood & healthcare
  • New materials and textiles
  • Transports & logistics
  • Cleantech

Its objective: Strengthening the centres of expertise in their role of cross-border interface between knowledge institutions and companies with innovative potential from Nord-Pas de Calais and West Flanders.

As project partner, Matikem cluster assists the companies from Nord-Pas de Calais in the deployment of their innovation potential in the field of new materials, via cross-border 'tandems' with Flemish partners.

Watch the video valorising the 1st European region for advanced materials, realised on Matikem’s initiative in the framework of the project:

For more information

Sophie Reynaud
Chief Operating Officer
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