prEsentation OF association

The Association of Resilient and solidarity-based Laboratories, Territories and Enterprises (ALTERS) is an association bringing together public and private structures, dedicated to the systemic analysis of risks and the implementation of actions in favor of  resilience and global safety of territories and businesses.

It is also a Think tank, a network of territorial FabLabs, aggregator of solutions, to support Territories and Companies, in a global and solidarity approach of safety and resilience. It is meant to  r promote French and international excellence on this subject.

history and foundings Texts

Following the Assize of the Global Security of the Territories, carried out on May 29th, 30th and 31st, 2018 in Lyon, with the support of the Ministry of the Ecological and Solidarity Transition, to foster action in favor of resilience and global safety of territories and companies, the founders of the project met and worked on the founding texts of the organization that will become ALTERS, Association of Resilient and solidarity-based Laboratories, Territories and Enterprises.

who we are

ALTERS is an association that brings together, in an open environment, companies, urban and rural territories, academies, specialized media, associations, networks of experts and institutions of all sizes, willing to take action to act for Resilience and Global Safety necessary  to the equilibrium of our societies.

OUR world

The current world is characterized by an increased complexity, the interdependence of all its stakeholders and the convergence of major global transitions (geostrategic and safety transition, digital, economic, climate, ecological and health, social ...). The boundaries between domains interpenetrate. Risks of all kinds take on a global dimension. It is the entire world, in all areas, that is turned upside down

Surviving and developing in this great transformation requires the adaptation of all trades, all individual and collective behaviors, and all economic models. Only a global, inclusive and resilient approach, involving both  public and private stakeholders, territories, citizens and businesses, mobilizing the largest variety ofdisciplines, integrating all risks taking into account all of their dimensions to transform these risks into opportunities.


think tank

To enrich the approach of resilience and global safety, from the scientific, academic and prospective point of view : this is indispensable in our time, in the new strategic conditions of a very great topicality

To monitor and analyze risks of all kinds,


Convince and raise awareness of decision-makers and citizens, through dialogue and evidence,

Promote French and international excellence in resilience and global safety.


Facilitate the development of valuable pilot projects by linking, in an open environment, all stakeholders to build a shared resilience,

  • By stimulating disruptive, technical, social and economic innovations

  • Co-construction of  reliableterritories

  • Mobilizing stakeholders  through the force of a public-private ecosystem,

  • Creating a community of resilience and global safety

Encourage economic models dedicated to resilience to enhance the attractiveness and development of territories, as well as the overall performance of businesses.

alters media

For the realization of its subject and its missions, ALTERS will launch a media, ALTERS Media.


The essential and main purpose of the ALTERS media is not to present the point of view of the association. Its function, like any other media, is to inform, analyze and present in a free and independent way significant facts of our society, with regard to its general line that is summarized under the terms of Global Safety, and a global approach to risk and resilience to face the major transitions of today's world, which is the very purpose of the association. This open and independent dimension will be of interest to readers and increase association’s advocacy.

THE  plateform and its Editorial INTENTion

Alters Media will be distributed on the WEB and on PAPER. It will have two editorial intentions and two aspects: one of press organ type and the other of social network type

press organ


It is about informing, raising awareness to the problems of the global approach of risks, the safety and resilience, of a  public composed mainly of decision-makers of all types and professionals who support them in their decisions

third-party area


The digital platform will make it possible to publish very freely (in the form of moderate posts by ALTERS Media) Titles, blogs and articles proposed by the friends and associates of ALTERS (associations, organizations, individuals) working in the field of global safety.