Commitment to partnership research

The Carnot institutes network combines scientific excellence with professionalism and is committed to develop research for companies’ innovation.


  • 18% of the French public laboratory workforces
  • 50% of the R&D funded by companies in French public research

Effidence innovation gets boosted thanks to Irstea

Thanks to Agile methodology, the Irtsea Carnot Institute multiplies prototypes. The SME is therefore exploiting research results to fulfil the farmers’ and military’s needs.

Irstea - Institut Pascal - Effidence

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New MultiX X-ray spectrometer detects nitromethane from water

Thanks to Leti’s various skills, the combination of reduced stage security inspection process and travel safety is attracting both the airport authorities and other sector industries.

Leti - MultiX

SFH transforms machining sludge into valuable metal briquettes

Both SFH and Cetim develop a cost-effective and sustainable alternative to minimising, even eliminating, waste landfill for the industry sector.

Cetim - SFH

Azur Drones expands its business to deal with major natural disasters


Thanks to the technology transferred by BRGM the SME has been enabled to offer new high-added-value service.

R&D partnership for innovation


The inaugural Epigenetics & Cancer conference will be held in Paris from 29-30May 2017 at the Cité Internationale Universitaire of Paris. CALYM Carnot Institute will moderate BtoB sessions with Curie Carnot institute.


ICWAM - Conference 2017 - Metz, 17 - 19 May 2017. International Congress organized by Institut de Soudure Group (Carnot Insittute ICÉEL) and Ecole Centrale de Nantes (ECN) - 17-19 mai 2017, Arsenal de Metz.

he congress includes plenary sessions, oral communications, poster sessions and industrial exposition covering all thematic goals of the conference in the field of “welding, additive manufacturing and associated non-destructive testing. The program is designed to allow intercommunication for the delegates and to promote an active dialogue between academic researchers and industrial delegates in order to bridge the gap between academia and pressing industrial needs.

The CALYM Carnot institute will be present at the BIO international business convention, the unmissable global event for biotechnology, which will be held this year in San Diego in California from 19 to 22 June 2017.

CALYM R&D offer devoted to lymphoma, from the elucidation of the mechanisms of action of new molecules, to the identification of new biomarkers and to Phase III clinical studies, will be presented during face-to-face meetings.

This exceptional international event predicts for this edition more than 35,000 one-to-one meetings with more than 3,100 companies.

More information about BIO