At the 2005 Paris Air show CNES launched a student program named PERSEUS
(Projet Etudiant de Recherche Spatiale Européen Universitaire et Scientifique).
The program is explained in this document
There are multiple flight demonstrators build for the perseus project. The UAV's mini-L3AR and EOLE (a flight demonstrators for a Male UAV that can Airlaunch a hybrid rocket capable of orbiting a 50kg (110pound) Satellite to LEO.
And three types of rockets:
-ARES a rockets with CTI ProX solid engines with a diameter of 0,16m (6.3inch) that serve as technology test bed. ARES rockets are subsonic rockets, they launch during High Power Rocketry launch days.
-Sera super-sonic two stage rockets with CTI proX engines and a diameter of 0,16m. The first one launched in 2014 from Esrange the second one is planned to launch this year and the third one in 2018.
- And Arcadia an advanced liquid or hybrid rocket with a diameter of 0,25m capable of reaching more than 100km altitude.
Al launches and activities for the Perseus project can be posted and discussed here.