The monegasque scientific center (« Centre Scientifique de Monaco, CSM ») is a public establishment founded by Prince Rainier III in 1960 to provide the Principality of Monaco with the means to conduct scientifics research.
The main activities of CSM are focused on marine biology research and the support of international and governmental activities related to the protection and preservation of marine ecosystems. Since 2009, the CSM has also develop a biomedical research department in collaboration with the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis.
MonacoTech is the startup Center of Excellence co-founded by the Principality of Monaco, Monaco Telecom and Xavier Niel. The missions of the Monegasque incubator are focused on providing help to companies and innovative projects with strong growth potential business to get settled in the Principality, in accordance with strategic development of Monaco.
Means employed by MonacoTech enable startups of the program to take full advantage of the Monegasque ecosystem for their successful development by providing access to entrepreneurial skills, pro-entrepreneur environment, administrative support, a large professional network, and other essential services.