Excelcar is an industrial FabLab/ an open innovation platform founded in 2015 by the automotive cluster iD4CAR, industrial companies, laboratories and technical centers. Excelcar’s first goal is to accelerate time to market of product-process innovations in the automotive industry. To do this, the platform provides real estate resources (+ 2000m2), equipment (+ 3.2M€) and human resources (8 FTE). Today, Excelcar has allowed the launch and realisation of 40 projects.
Excelcar is connected to the FabLab communities on its territories, especially through cooperation with the FrenchTech makers’ community. It is connected with startup and DIY through cooperative projects funded at national and regional level. Excelcar is closely linked with the automotive manufacturing and robotics industry, which are founding members of Excelcar.