Our partners

The DGA, French Defence Procurement Agency chose to support Elistair through its RAPID program. This is a SME regime for Dual Innovation which aims at subsidizing industrial research or experimental development projects related to the defence sector.

Elistair is also supported by Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, a decentralized territorial authority acting on the French regional territory of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes. This public organization helps Elistair to export and develop internationally through accompaniment and grant programs.

We are proud to be one of the few companies selected by the European investment program Horizon 2020, SME Instrument, in the “fast-growing, innovative SMEs – with high disruptive potential” category.

Elistair is also supported by BPI France, a French public bank that offers financing solutions to promising companies. Its investments allow us to accelerate our growth and worldwide expansion.

Elistair is part of the EDEN Cluster, which gathers French SMEs specilized in the Defence and Public Safety markets, and assisting their internationalization strategy.

As a member of the SAFE Cluster, Elistair is part of the new benchmark European cluster in security solutions bringing support to its affiliates’ development with networking, business and growth services.

Elistair is involved as one of Coboteam Cluster’s affiliates, whose mission is to animate the Robotics ecosystem and mobilize stakeholders in the french Rhône-Alpes-Auvergne region, around emerging Robotics projects.


The “Novacité” label was granted to Elistair. The European Centre of Enterprise and Innovation Novacité’s mission is to facilitate the emergence and growth of businesses generating high added value.

The AMPERE laboratory is specialized in electrical systems engineering (transmission, distribution and power conversion) and mechatronics.  It is a key partner for Elistair.

Elistair is one of the companies benefiting from the network of the incubator of EMLYON Business School and Ecole Centrale of Lyon.

FAST Protect, pioneer in the field of digital security and surveillance technologies, and Elistair collaborate in the frame of a strategic partnership aiming at improving customers safety and surveillance tasks for sophisticated security and information systems.

Total supports Elistair Tethered UAV systems

Elistair benefits from Total’s support through its regional development program: Total Développement Regional (TDR). With this program, the organisation supports the most innovative SMEs geographically close to its activities.