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Join a unique ecosystem where, since 2006, sustainable collaborations between startups, SMEs, ETIs, large groups, research and higher education institutions in the automotive and mobility sector have been built. Becoming a member of NextMove means joining one of the largest French communities of innovation and industrialization of automotive and mobility products and services: a place of scientific excellence, a dynamic industrial network and a high-performance ecosystem.

Why should you join NextMove ?

You are doing R&D, you are an industrial company in the Automotive & Mobility sector? Do you have research, teaching or training activities related to our thematics? Do you have activities based in the Paris region or in Normandy?


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be part of a community of excellence

Join a community of excellence, a dynamic industrial network and an efficient ecosystem

interact with a unique Automotive & Mobility network

exchange with a unique Automotive & Mobility network

benefit from the support of over 100 technological, industrial and business experts

NextMove unites 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.

boost the digitalization of your production resources

Your digital transformation is a key to performance and operational excellence. Discover what Industry 4.0 is and what it can do for you: prioritize your performance areas, find turnkey industrial performance solutions, access best practice sharing...

benefit from training dedicated to the automotive industry

Rely on the industry's experience to enhance your competitiveness. Because your time is precious, we have selected for you training modules dedicated to the Automotive & Mobility industry, Qualiopi certified: targeted, customized, face-to-face or distance learning training, unique partnerships and special rates for members.

From research to industry, NextMove leads, federates and accelerates the competitiveness of the automotive and mobility sector

The purpose of our association is to animate and promote the automotive and mobility ecosystem, primarily in the Paris region and Normandy, around innovation projects and industrial excellence in order to develop the competitiveness our its members. Our objectives are:

Strengthen the competitiveness of member companies in France and Europe

Contribute to the attractiveness of the territories

To support our members in their innovation and industrial excellence projects

To offer services to our members

Fostering relationships among members

To represent the automotive and mobility sector in its territories



The cluster's activities are focused primarily on the Normandy and Ile-de-France regions (70% of Automotive R&D in France). However, the cluster is open to all legal entities with activities in its areas of activity, on French territory. When setting up R&D projects, members of the cluster's regions will be given preference, with equal competence.

Membership Process

3 steps to membership


Meet project manager

You meet a project manager, by contacting the cluster or by participating in a project


Submit your application

You submit your application on our website


Validation by the NextMove Board of Administrators

Your application is studied and validated by the NextMove Board of Administrators

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Our community

Who are our members?

The association is open to all persons, established in France, and to their establishments or groups, having activities of research, development, innovation, industrialization, teaching, training and economic development or being able to contribute to the realization of collaborative R&D project in the themes of the cluster.

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Fees principle

Members are only legal entities, companies or establishments of companies or groups or institutions or public bodies, admitted by the board of directors.

For independent legal structures, the amount of the membership fee is calculated according to the total number of employees. For groups and subsidiaries, membership is at group level and benefits all subsidiaries. The consolidation of the workforce is done in accordance with the EU rules.


A subsidiary of a member Group may join in its own name if it wishes, in which case only its workforce will be taken into account. - A subsidiary of a non-member group can join, the staff taken into account will be those of the group (calculation of the staff according to the Community rules).

Research and/or training centers, laboratories

It is the supervisory authority which joins and makes its laboratories benefit from it. - A laboratory, of which the supervisory authority is a member, can join in its own name if it wishes to do so, but only its staff will be taken into account.

CategoryFees (€ - VAT excl.)
Over 5000 employees€ 12 000
From 1000 to 4999 employees€ 5.000
From 500 to 999 employees€ 2.500
From 250 to 499 employees€ 1.500
From 100 to 249 employees€ 1.000
From 20 to 99 employees€ 600 €
Less than 20 employees€ 400 €


Consists in ...

Participate actively in a thematic and territorial network.

Allows you to benefit from
  • Support on collaborative R&D projects for presentation to calls for projects.
  • Support for industrial projects, Lean processes and the digitalization of production resources
  • The cluster's catalog of training courses (Qualiopi accredited) at preferential rates
  • Personalized contacts with players in the ecosystem
  • The cluster's services included in the membership fee and preferential rates on premium services
Commits to ...
  • Respect our code of ethics
  • Participate actively in the life of the cluster
  • Contribute to the achievement of the cluster's objectives as defined by the statutes
  • Pay an annual fee as decided by the General Assembly.


NextMove assists you in realizing your innovation, development, acceleration and industrialization projects at the regional, national and European levels