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Biomechanics & medical (Biomécanique et médicale)

Carnot STAR’s Scientific thematics associated


This integrated platform combines resources for numerical simulation, multi-scale experimentation on bodies donated to science, surgical research with animal models, and investigations involving human volunteers. The research resources made available to aid the development of equipment for use with the human body (medical devices, surgical protocols, individual equipment) and developments and expertise in human body simulations, "Virtual Man".




  • Biomechanics
  • Multi-scale mechanical characterization of the human body
  • Trauma protection and management devices
  • Surgical training - Health simulation
  • Modeling and simulation of the human body


  • Movement analysis and measurement of physiological data
  • Mechanical and vibratory characterization benches for biological tissues
  • Full-scale experimentation (crash test)
  • Surgical/dissection/ micro-dissection tray
  • Finite Element/Multi-Body Simulation. Numerical model of the human body

Business sector

  • Automobile industry
  • Publishing/ communication/ multimedia
  • Studies and advices
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Computing
  • Machinery and equipment
  • Plastics/ rubber
  • Health
  • Telecommunications
  • Textile/ Clothing/ Footwear
  • Transports / logistics


Faculté de Médecine Nord
Boulevard P. Dramard 13916 Marseille