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PARTNERS and patrons

UNESCO
UNESCO

UNESCO's Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) aims to promote a deeper understanding of nature as well as marine resources and coastal areas. By applying this knowledge, it seeks to improve the management, sustainable development, and protection of the marine environment.

INSTITUT DE FRANCE
INSTITUT DE FRANCE

Founded in 1795, the Institut de France is a non-profit umbrella organization overseeing five Academies who strive to enhance the arts, sciences, and humanities. As a patron, the Institut de France encourages research, supports creativity, and provides funding for many humanitarian projects in the form of prizes, bursaries, and grants. Placed under the protection of the President of the French Republic, the Institut de France maintains an extensive portfolio of architectural treasures and collections that have been bequeathed to the Institute beginning at the end of the 19th century.

ACADEMIE DES BEAUX ARTS
ACADEMIE DES BEAUX ARTS

The Académie des Beaux-Arts is one of the five academies that make up the Institut de France. With 63 members divided into 9 artistic sections, it strives to promote and encourage artistic creation across all mediums. It also serves to support and protect French cultural heritage.

PARC DES ACADEMIES DE QINGDAO
PARC DES ACADEMIES DE QINGDAO

Qingdao International Academician Park provides logistical, financial, material, and human resources to encourage and promote the research of academicians working in all fields.

YUNNAN UNIVERSITY
YUNNAN UNIVERSITY

In 1946, Yunnan University was listed as one of China's fifteen world-renowned universities. Since its foundation, Yunnan University has attached great importance to fostering international academic cooperation and introducing international visionary talents.

ARCHES
ARCHES

At the crossroads between architecture, technology, culture, and the environment, the "ARCHES" thematic scientific network aims to generate knowledge and breakthrough innovations by experiencing the conditions of extreme environments such as space, oceans and underwater worlds, high mountains, deserts, or the ice caps of our planet.

F.INICIATIVAS
F.INICIATIVAS

F. Iniciativas is a company foundation that promotes and supports research and innovation. It implements several programmes that enable the interaction between public and private research to materialise.

FAYAT
FAYAT

Fayat designs, builds and operates structures that contribute to improving daily life and the living environment. National building and services company, with its agencies and subsidiaries, it masters a wide range of know-how in the construction and renovation of buildings in the public and private domain.

VICAT
VICAT

The Vicat group, whose history encompasses more than 200 years, generates mineral and bio-based construction materials and associated construction systems that are in line with the technological, environmental and societal changes of today, changes which are also addressed in parallel by the Vicat group’s Foundation. Building a better-protected planet is the concern of every moment, and to build the city and infrastructures of tomorrow, Vicat focuses on areas of innovation such as consideration of biomimetics in architecture and functionalization of structures.

LEGENDRE
LEGENDRE

An independent family business created in 1946, the Legendre Group has become a key player in the construction, real estate and energy issues of tomorrow. Promoting innovation and long-term vision, the Legendre Group is diversifying its activities and extending its geographical reach from the West of France to the national and international scale.

CARDINAL
CARDINAL

Cardinal Edifice is a global construction player covering design, construction and operation. Its expertise extends to highly technical construction and renovation projects, functional structures, offices, housing, hotels and public facilities. In January 2022, Cardinal Edifice became NGE Bâtiment

TUAL
TUAL

The Tual design office is an expert in the conveiving and monitoring of works in the fields of leisure and sports, housing, tertiary sector and health. Its engagement aims to allow the current generation to prosper without compromising the future of the next ones.

MYRTHA POOLS
MYRTHA POOLS

As a global leader in the water sports industry Myrtha Pools is developing and improving technology by driving innovation and excellence in competition, freeform and design. The company is meeting the challenges that lead it to undertake innovative projects with enthusiasm and excellence, including the most complex ones.

TERRE DESIGN
TERRE DESIGN

Located in the iconic Paris of architects and artists, Terre Design proclaims its anthem of absolute furniture. A welcoming space dedicated to design and architecture is combining the art of living at all times.

UNYC
UNYC

UNYC is one of the leading players in the marketing of telecom and IT solutions in France, through a network of nearly 1,000 partners. Their Atlas digital services platform facilitates the entire relationship and allows each of their partners to position themselves as the local operator, with each of their customers.

GALIAN
GALIAN

Galian is an independent insurance company created by and for real estate professionals. It accompanies them in the development of their activity, building the offer best suited to their needs.

SEABUBBLES
SEABUBBLES

SeaBubbles, a French start-up, imagines, designs and builds zero-emission hydrofoil boats for passenger transport. SeaBubbles is an integrator of cutting-edge technologies for on-board energy and navigation stability in flight over water. With the combination of a hybrid hydrogen engine and a navigation control system, SeaBubbles is a player in alternative and soft mobility on the water.

PLEION
PLEION

PLEION SA is a leader in wealth management in Switzerland, while maintaining a substantial international presence. Its strong identity and Swiss know-how span the globe through its diverse partner companies.

ROUGERIE+TANGRAM
ROUGERIE+TANGRAM

Located in Paris and Marseille, ROUGERIE + TANGRAM is an international urban planning and landscape architecture agency, specializing in biomimetic architectural design responding to ecological stakes. It was born from the merger between the Parisian agency Jacques Rougerie Architects specializing in the design of museums and sea centers as well as leisure and sports aquatic equipment and the Marseille agency Tangram whose research & Innovation laboratory was awarded in 2018 by the foundation for BiolumReef, an artificial reef project in the Mediterranean.

INDIVIDUAL PATRONS

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Jean-Luc ALLAVENA

François BARENTON

Pierre BELLON

Olivier BERTRAND

Gonzague de BLIGNIERES

Christiane BRULLON

Roland COUTAS

Edoarda CROCIANA

François DELPEUCH

Christophe DESRAYAUD

Marc DUFRAISSE

Alain FLAMMARION

Philippe GUENAT

Didier HASSAN

Caroline HOLLANDER

Jean-Marie JOB

Rémy KERVADEC

Victor KOREWA

Jean-François LAURENT

Hervé LE ROY

François LETIERCE

India MAHDAVI

Patrick MARCHESSEAU

Matthieu MARTIN

Lily MEYER

Damien MICHEL

Thierry PLOJOUX

Eudes RIBIER

Li SHAN SHAN ADD

Michel SUBRA

Patrick TANGUY

Peter TERREL

Pierre-Armand THOMAS

François TOUSSAINT

Anne TOUSSAINT LAROQUE

Pierre VASSEUR

Arlette WEYL

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