Comex maritime expertise for neutrino research

Comex maritime expertise for neutrino research

What is a neutrino ? Neutrinos are neutral elementary particles of virtually zero mass. They are produced during nuclear reactions generated by extremely violent cosmic cataclysms such as black holes, supernovae and the Big Bang. Once produced, they move at a speed...
New intelligent materials for future space suits

New intelligent materials for future space suits

All space agencies are preparing for a return of man to the moon in the relatively near future! It is in this context that the European Space Agency (ESA) is launching the “PEXTEX” project. The aim of the project is to identify future space combinations of...
Parc National des Calanques : Monitoring of red coral populations

Parc National des Calanques : Monitoring of red coral populations

Monitoring of red coral (Corallium rubrum) populations in Parc National des Calanques (Marseille), five years after the initial inspection.Observations beyond 50 m depth south of the island of Riou and in the Cassidaigne Canyon, from the ROV APACHE and the very high...
From the abyss to the stars

From the abyss to the stars

At the beginning of 2019, which will see the celebration of the fifty years of man’s first step on the Moon, the Space Department has just completed the simulation tests around the “ESPRIT” module of the future lunar space station...
Hypoxia risk awareness

Hypoxia risk awareness

On Friday, November 16 2018, Comex Hyperbaric and Hypobaric Test Center hosted a delegation of students and instructors of EPNER (School of flight test and reception staff) for an hypoxia risk awareness session.

Comex partner of hyperbaric medicine

Comex partner of hyperbaric medicine

Comex designs, manufactures and integrates hyperbaric oxygen therapy chambers for hyperbaric medicine for more than 40 years. She accompanies her clients in an ongoing process for the development of their facilities Our hyperbaric oxygen therapy facilities are present...
Comex becomes a biomedical research center

Comex becomes a biomedical research center

Our company specializing in hyperbaric and hypobaric engineering has just been awarded by the Regional Health Agency, accreditation authorizing it to practice clinical research involving the human person within our premises.   What is biomedical research?  ...
Design a lunar base using 3D printing technologies

Design a lunar base using 3D printing technologies

Waste is a resource! even on the moon January 8, 2018. The European Space Agency (ESA) entrusted the URBAN Consortium, which includes COMEX in Marseille, LIQUIFER Systems Group and SONACA Space GmbH, under the direction of OHB System AG, the study “Designing a...
Design of a special hyperbaric machine for the SuperGrid Institute

Design of a special hyperbaric machine for the SuperGrid Institute

Special machine for hyperbaric tests up to 40 bar internal pressure to validate the submarine connection concepts for offshore high voltage electrical cable networks. In addition to its imposing size, this hyperbaric chamber has the distinctive ability to perform...
Deployable compression chamber: COMEX equips the Algerian State

Deployable compression chamber: COMEX equips the Algerian State

In the framework of an earlier contract with the Algerian General Directorate of Civil Protection, two deployable new-generation compression chambers are now in operation. In the framework of an earlier contract with the Algerian General Directorate of Civil...
The first test of a lunar sortie

The first test of a lunar sortie

Version Française ESA astronauts tested replicas of the NASA Apollo mission tools, which were manufactured by COMEX, during a training session held at the Lanzarote Geopark on the ESA (European Space Agency) Spaceflight Analog grounds. The PANGAEA-X training which...
The COMEX oceanographic fleet is revamped

The COMEX oceanographic fleet is revamped

2018, the year of renewal for the COMEX fleet.   The Janus II, flagship of the COMEX oceanographic research fleet, has just undergone a full renovation of its vital parts. This refitting work was carried out at the Saint-Mandrier shipyard to IMS 700.. In addition...