Innovate & thinkthe next move

We support our sector and our territory

NextMove brings together and supports on a daily basis all mobility players in Paris region and Normandy, in France, in Europe and internationally:

  • Our vision

    To be a reference ecosystem at the European level for inventing, developing, testing and industrializing the mobility solutions of the future.

  • What we do

    From research to industry, driving, federating and accelerating the competitiveness of the automotive and mobility sector.

  • Our ambition

    To contribute to innovative and responsible mobility by bringing together all the players in the ecosystem of transformation from idea to market.


A European competitiveness cluster created in June 2006 and located in the Normandy and Paris regions, NextMove embodies, animates and promotes the "Mobility Valley", a territory of European excellence where solutions are invented, developed, tested and industrialized to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow.

Federating the main players in mobility and the French automotive industry, NextMove weaves and animates the links between major manufacturers, SMEs, startups, academics, research centers and territories in a dynamic network capable of meeting the technological challenges of innovative and responsible mobility.

NextMove is a network of more than 600 members and supports more than 600 accredited projects (more than 320 funded). It is the largest French network of scientific and technical excellence where sustainable collaborations are built between the various players in the automotive and mobility ecosystem.

Technologies, trends & markets

Recognized as a place to be where fruitful cooperations are born, NextMove is a reference on technologies and uses related to innovative and responsible mobility, in constant link with the priorities of the sector and the activities of our members.

We act

...NextMove supports its members on a daily basis in their innovation, development, industrialization and acceleration processes at the regional, national, European and international levels.


Network & Business


Industry, Services & 4.0


Innovation - R&D


Skills & HR

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Our governance

The NextMove Competitiveness Cluster is an organization under the status of an association under the French law of 1901, whose governance is composed of representatives of major groups, entrepreneurs from the private sector, industrialists, academics and local authorities.

Who makes up the cluster's governance?

Our members

NextMove brings together the main players in the mobility and automotive industry and forges links between major groups, startups, SMEs, ETIs, academics, laboratories and local authorities. Divided into 5 technological and industrial areas, NextMove members are moving the lines in their sectors with their innovative technologies and services.

Who are our members?

Our team

Our team lives, breathes and imagines the mobility of the future in collaborative mode. It is as much a technology buff as it is a human adventure. 50% women, 50% men and 100% dedicated to innovation and competitiveness of our industries and territories

Who makes up the cluster's team?

+100 technological, industrial and business experts

extMove federates more than a hundred technological, industrial and business experts active in its various committees to support our members in their daily R&D projects and their industrial and business development.

Who are our experts?

Our networks in France

NextMove is at the crossroads of the French Automotive and Mobility ecosystem, to advise you on the best path to take to bring your projects to fruition and to represent your interests: the national automotive industry, institutional financiers, state bodies, innovation players, professional associations, other French Automotive and Mobility clusters, competitiveness clusters in mobility-related industries, energy transition and technological research institutes... As a member, you will benefit from the links that the cluster has been forging for over 10 years with all the organizations in the sector.

Our nextworks in France

Our European networks

Setting up European projects, finding partners, accessing funding... NextMove can help you! Participating in European projects means opening up to new markets and networks, accessing new technologies, benefiting from funding opportunities and a recognized label of excellence (NextMove is certified Gold Label Cluster Management Excellence). The cluster has established numerous partnerships and privileged contacts with many European players: Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Belgium, the United Kingdom, Sweden, Denmark, Finland...

Our nextworks in Europe

Luc Julia

Scientific Director, Renault Group

We share a common ambition of decarbonization. The topics of collaboration between NextMove, Renault and the Software Republic are therefore not about to dry up. Together, we are building the "Mobility Valley" that we need so strongly to move forward in a better world.

Elisabeth Borne

French Prime Minister & former Minister of Ecological Transition and Solidarity, in charge of Transport.

«­ The French innovation ecosystem federated by Mov'eo for more than ten years demonstrates an undeniable potential for technological solutions for clean mobility, for intermodality, for more efficient transport, for access to mobility for all... But also a strong dynamic linked to the diversity of its players. The landscape is bubbling with initiatives, interactions, collaborative constructions... »

Agnès Pannier-Runacher

Minister Delegate to the Minister of the Economy, Finance and Recovery, in charge of Industry

«­ With the President of the Republic, we want the recovery to be a gas pedal of transformation in our territories, in collaboration with our European partners. I know that this same ambition drives Mov'eo: to make our territories European centers of excellence in order to strengthen strategic value chains in France. »

Hervé Morin

President of the Normandy Region

«­ Since 2006, the cluster has done a tremendous job in making the industry competitive. The Region will be at its side to ensure that Normandy becomes the land of the automobile »

Bruno Lemaire

Minister of Economy and Finance

«­ In twelve years, NextMove has established itself as a major and particularly dynamic cluster, located in the Normandy and Ile-de-France regions alone, yet it represents 70% of French automotive R&D »

Structuring values



Doing with others what we cannot do alone is a reason for us to exist. The collective and collaborative spirit is necessary to give birth to transversal projects that will pull the whole sector upwards.



We are a network of professionals who know their sector inside out, humanly, technically and legally. To help our members, we are committed to providing expert advice and peer review.



Generator of links and ideas, we are also driven by the spirit of projects. We dedicate ourselves to each one with the same concern of pragmatism and accompaniment in order to bring to our members a service which saves them time and sometimes avoids them false hopes



Our organization is the result of the political will of industry and public players. We are determined to change habits, break codes and silos to help transform our sector and become the European reference in automotive and mobility competitiveness.


NextMove assists you in realizing your innovation, development, acceleration and industrialization projects on a regional, national or European level.