The University of Montpellier is the 2nd French university in the last list of patent applicants public / private published by the National Institute of Intellectual Property (INPI). It is ranked 35th with 38 deposits in 2017. The SATT AxLR is at the heart of this device. ”This result is therefore the fruit of a synergy between the excellence of UM research and the added value of SATT AxLR in terms of protection and maturation of technologies”, analyzes François Pierrot, Vice-President, Valorisation and Development. industrial partnerships of the University.