<P align=justify><BR><STRONG>In mid-April 2013 the first stone of the <A title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/lyon-economic-news/pepiniere-entreprise-news-AXEL-ONE-IS-OPENING-AN-OFFICE-IN-THE-LYON-AREA,n,6854,EN.jsp" target=_blank>Axel&#8217;One innovative materials centre </A>was laid </STRONG>in the presence of representatives from the Rh&#244;ne-Alpes region, and the Town Halls of Lyon, Saint-Fons, and Greater Lyon.</P> <P align=justify><BR>This 4,500 sq. metre centre in Saint-Fons will host <STRONG>Research and Development projects dedicated to biomaterials, induction methods, and recycled composite materials for <A title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/developpement-durable-entreprise/green-construction-company,p,215,EN.jsp" target=_blank>sustainable building projects</A></STRONG>. Over the course of 2014 the centre should host about 50 researchers.</P> <P align=justify><BR>The centre was designed to be up and running quickly: several <STRONG>projects by well-known businesses such as <A title="" href="https://www.aderly.com/lyon-economic-news/news-BLUESTAR-INVESTS-%3F15M-IN-LYON-AREA-THROUGH-ITS-SUBSIDIARY-ADISSEO,n,4785,EN.jsp" target=_blank>Bluestar Silicones </A>and Solvay, who are also partners in the centre, are already planned</STRONG>. The fruit of an &#8364;11 million property investment plan and an architectural project designed by Amplitude, it will benefit from a &#8364;2 million operating grant awarded by the State.<BR></P>