Our innovation commitment
Our passion drives us to listen to our customer’s needs and anticipate the automotive evolutions and revolutions.
We invent unique systems that shift the way cars interact with passengers and their environment, and are powered for greener mobility.
We listen to our customers all around the world during our Tech’Days tours and anticipate the mobility key trends to invent solutions that will best suit their needs for creating the car of tomorrow.
We explore the latest innovation ecosystem with DeepTech startups as well as Research labs to invent disruptive solutions that shift the way cars interact and communicate with passengers and their environment.
We create complex powertrain components and systems for low emissions, high performance combustion, hybrid and electric engines.
Cleaner, intuitive and highly connected, the car provides upscale assistance to the driver and unique smart interfaces to all passengers.
We never stop inventing
with 3 strategic pillars
INNOVATION STRIKE FORCE:
A STRONG R&D
8 Skills Centers
750 engineers worldwide
OPEN INNOVATION LAB:
THE NOVA CAR
Nova Car Programs
Co-innovations with startups
& research centers
50 millions € over 5 years
Investments for close
and durable partnerships
Innovation strike force: a strong R&D
Novares dedicates 5,4% of its annual turnover to R&D and 750 engineers worldwide to innovative projects.
Plastic components and systems are key to reduce vehicle weight and produce cleaner cars for sustainable mobility.
The engineers of our 8 Skill Centers located all around the world create and design new systems that meet the automotive key trends.
NOVARES is ranked 5th in the TOP 10 of the French National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI) of companies filing patents (cat. medium-sized companies).
Light vehicle production and Added Value Plastics
Shift towards global platforms
Clean Hybrid and electrical vehicles
Connected & Autonomous Cars
In advanced engineering, our designs are created with the latest computer-aided programs such as CAE (Computer-Aided Engineering) and CAD (Computer-Aided Design).
Our capacity to produce quality products with breakthrough technologies such as In-Mold labelling, 3D printing, foam-in and robotics is reinforced by continuous testing and trails process. We organize in-house photo typing, testing and validation capabilities.
Our continuous technological innovations go from design, production, assembly to decoration.
Our Open Innovation Lab: The Nova Car program
We strive to offer our customers disruptive solutions that meet our vision of the car of the future with a focus on three drivers:
beautiful systems integrations, unforgettable user experience and clean mobility.
Scouting partners in the DeepTech innovation ecosystem, we invent, develop and co-develop solutions that are tested and showcased in our open innovation lab: the Nova Car.
Novares Venture Capital
Novares Venture Capital is a fund dedicated to investments in startups and innovative companies with which Novares has close and durable partnerships.
Novares Venture Capital is a member of 50 Partners Business Angels and Hello Tomorrow.
A fund of 50 M€ – 12 M€ already invested
Novares Venture Day
Novares Group held its first ever Venture Day in Paris on October 9, awarding three startup companies from a field of eight pitching their ideas to an expert jury.
The event, at Pavillon Gabriel, was set up around ‘green mobility’ and was attended by key players from the investment and innovation ecosystem.
FIRST EDITION – PARIS
8 PITCHES OF