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

A joint laboratory shared with Carnot TN@UPSaclay gives Sherpa Engineering entry into the autonomous vehicle market

This type of joint partnership with a Carnot Institute provides the SME with both the flexibility and responsiveness needed. Such collaboration offers a very efficient tool for the design of AV’s.
TN@UPSaclay Carnot Institute / Sherpa Engineering

Through the STAR Carnot Institute, science meets amateur and pro football players

With the support of The Carnot Institute of Sport Science a passionate entrepreneur gives players a fair advantage with its newly launched customisable and high-performance shoe while keeping them safe from injury.
STAR Carnot Institute - Wizwedge

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 Carnot Institute - Institut Pascal - Effidence

10th edition of Rendez-vous Carnot 2017

Rendez-vous Carnot 2017 : The R&D meetings for business

October 18th > 19th 2017 - Espace Champerret - Paris

For the past 10 years, we have supported companies in their innovation projects.


R&D partnership for innovation


The product of research carried out by its founder, Hussein Fakhoury, at the Télécom ParisTech laboratories (part of the Télécom & Société Numérique Carnot Institute), Scalinx is destined to shine as a French gem in the field of electronics. By developing a new generation of analog-to-digital converters, this startup is attracting the attention of stakeholders in strategic fields such as the defense and space sectors. These components are found in all electronic systems that interface analog and digital functions, whose performance depends on the quality of the converters they use.

More information about the success story

Infravec2 (Research Infrastructures for the control of vector diseases, in its long version) is an international consortium that brings together 24 partners, coordinated by the Institut Pasteur today. Kenneth Vernick, researcher in the «Pasteur Microbes & Santé» Carnot Institute (Pasteur Microbes & Health), is the Coordinator of the project. Infravec2 will make it possible to develop innovative tools for the control of vector diseases.

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In 2017, ECASIA (European Conference on Applications of Surface and Interface Analysis) will take place in Montpellier, France, from 24 to 29 September. Chimie Balard Cirimat Carnot Institute is partner of this event.

After the success of previous editions, ECASIA’17, organized by Chimie ParisTech and SFV, will cover all aspects of Applications of Surface and Interface Analysis with emphasis on “Surface and Interface Analysis: the Link between Science and Technology”.
This will be achieved by bringing together experts from universities, research centres, and industries. ECASIA’17 will be a forum for presentation and discussion of advances in all areas of surface and interface analysis, organized around topics and special focus sessions. The program will include plenary lectures, keynote lectures, oral and poster presentations.

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