UPJV is located in 6 towns in the Picardie region in France at the heart of Europe. With more than 23,000 students and 32 laboratories, its aim is to foster links between public and private research. The development of public research result to the economic world and territorials institutions is one of its main goal. This is the reason why UPJV is working together with SATT Nord, its own technology transfer office whose mission is to detect projects, bring them to maturation and protect them by intellectual property rights, up to the commercialisation stage via transfers or business start-ups for industrialisation. SATT Nord also provides innovative technology offers in the area of chemicals, materials and composites and enhances the potential for innovation and corporate competitiveness, in particular where SMBs and start-ups are concerned, seeking out high-potential technologies, finding dedicated scientific and technic skills and identifying partners to conduct R&D projects for businesses.