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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Tuesday, 8 January, 1985
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
Cluster Excellence Label: 
Bronze Label
Other Label: 
National label CDT Cellule de diffusion technologique (technology dissemination)
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
Cluster Management Team: 
Cluster Manager
+ 33 2 23 23 45 81
Project Manager
+ 33 2 23 23 33 42
Languages spoken: 
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Business Services
Technology fields: 
Remote diagnostics
Medical Technology / Biomedical Engineering
S3 EU priority areas: 
Marine biotechnology
e-Health (e.g. healthy ageing)
Emerging industries: 
Blue Growth Industries
Areas of specialisation of the cluster not covered above: 
medical technologies, e-health, biotech and pharma, nutrition and prevention
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
Number of SME members: 
Number of larger company members: 
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
B<COM, Technology Research Institute, Augmented Health and connected Health
Research Organisation
Images & Réseaux, Digital technology cluster
IRSET, Research Institute Environment, Health
Research Organisation
Biogenouest, Technology core facility network in Life Sciences
CIC-IT, Clinical Innovation Centre for Innovative Technology; intelligent, communicating implantable cardiac prostheses and monitoring systems dedicated to pediatrics and anesthesia
GIS NAMS, Nutrition, metabolism and health scientific interest group
Research Organisation
Cluster Strategy

ID2Santé is a regional cluster whose mission is to boost the health sector in Bretagne, a region located in Western France.

ID2Santé supports health innovation projects from the concept through to the end product approved for health market.The cluster has been entrusted by the regional government with managing the Innovation Strategic Area « Health and well-being for a better quality of life »  within the RIS3 (Regional Innovation Smart Specialisation Strategy). Key areas are :


New therapeutic approaches combining genetics, biomarkers and biomolecules

Medical, diagnostic and therapeutic technologies and e-health

Do you have a formalised strategy?: 
Do you have a specific strategy focus that addresses internationalisation ?: 
Support services provided: 
Access to public support (regional/national programmes, innovation vouchers, etc.)
Enabling Facilities sharing
Facilitation of cross-sectorial cooperation
Support of technology transfer
Innovation Management / Support of innovation processes (internal, external)
Details of support services: 

ID2Santé offers to regional stakeholders operating in the human health sector (companies, academia, clinicians):

- Partner searches (connecting companies, labs, technology facilities, clinicians)

- Project management support

- Research into available funding

- Technical and regulatory assistance

- Organisation of networking and information days

- Promotion of the breton health knowledge on the national and international scene

Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
United States
Our cluster organisation undertook the following international activities to support our members: 
Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs
Trans-national Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
United Kingdom
Our cluster organisation undertook the following trans-national activities to support our members: 
Support to collaborative activities/etc.
Which clusters do you collaborate with?: 
In contact with several European clusters through CEBR (Council of European Bioregions) membership: BioPmed (IT), Biocat (ES), Mediwales (UK), Turku Science Park (FI), Tuscany Life Science Cluster (IT), Biopeople (DK), Biocant (PT) and others
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
European ProgrammesProject NameLinkName & Description (Regional/National)

In2LifeSciences (2012-2015) is an INTERREG IV B North West Europe project aimed at facilitating innovation in SMEs. It supported more than 200 "Innovation incentives" for SMEs to access European technologies and markets

Boost4Health (2016-2019) is an INTERREG V B Northe West Europe project aimed at supporting internationalisation in SMEs through a dedicated coaching and support scheme.

ID2Santé supports regional and national calls for R&D collaborative projects, as well as national "Investment for the future" projects (e.g. Hospital-University research projects in cancer and in MedTech)

Success Story / Achievements: 

Participated in European on-line directories such as:

Medical Device SMEs directory and biomarkers directory (see http://www.lifescience-cluster-innovations.space/)


Why should partners choose you for cooperation?: 

ID2Santé is a bridge-builder. It is in close contact with health innovation players (personal contacts with regional companies and researchers…).

Contact-us to find the right expertise and partner for your health innovation project.