Ingénierie@Lyon

Carnot institute

Innovative materials and processes – Intelligent machines...from designing an object to its final use.

An engineering centre recognised worldwide for its leading edge research and relations with industry, the Institute works for energy thrifty transport, green energies and innovative health systems.
It assists enterprises in their R&D approach, by facilitating their access to the highest level of scientific and technical competences acting in synergy and to 7 technological platforms endowed with the latest equipment.

Competences

Core business

Materials
Mechanics and processes
Energy
Transport
Technologies for health

Hight competences

Microelectronics
Micro and nano technologies / systems
Environment
Chemistry
Construction, civil engineering, landscape planning
Key figures

Key figures

Permanent staff (full-time equivalent)
1 325
including PhD Students
742
Global budget
95,8 M€
Partnership
incomes with industry
33,9 M€
Contact

Contact

institut Carnot I@L
Centre d'Entreprise
               et d'Innovation
66 bd Niels Bohr
BP 52132
69603 Villeurbanne Cedex

Régis DUFOUR
CEO
+33 (0)4 72 29 15 69

 

 

Email contact

Presentation

Your natural partner in research and innovation

Our technological platforms accessible to enterprises

ROTATING MACHINES
  • Turbomachines
  • Compressors, turbines, pumps
  • Drive lines, reduction gears, planetary gears
  • Electric motors, alternators
  • Bearings
TRIBOLOGY - SURFACES - INTERFACES
  • Friction, wear, contact mechanics
  • Solid and fluid lubrication, fretting, corrosion
  • Adhesion, adherence
  • Surface functionalisation and structuring, feel, aspect
  • Thin layers, surface treatments
MATERIALS & PROCESSES
  • Fabrication of additives, cold spray, 3D printing, prototyping
  • Polymers, metals, ceramics
  • Functional materials
  • Micro/Nano inclusions
  • Composites, Foams, Sandwiches
  • Metrology, rheology, NDT, spectrometry, DSC
  • Microscopy, calorimetry, DMA, tomography
  • Tomographie
ROBUST DESIGN - UNCERTAINTIES - RELIABILITY
  • Advanced numerical methods: damage, cracking, breaking
  • Numerical analysis tools for design and optimisation
  • Sensitivity methods
  • Value analysis, V-models, systemic analysis
ENVIRONMENT ENERGY
  • Thermal analysis
  • Electromagnetic accounting
  • Wind tunnels
BIOENGINEERING
  • Soft tissues: Mechanics of living materials, Pharmacotechnical engineering, Engineering of natural polymer tissues, Numerical simulations, Complex fluids and transfer of fluid 3rd body interfaces
  • Hard tissues: Biological interaction and biomaterials
ACOUSTICS & VIBRATION
  • Modal analysis, Medium frequencies, SEA
  • Noise sources, antenna arrays,
  • Sound and vibration nuisances
  • Vibro-acoustic characterisation of materials
  • Noise and vibration control
  • Psychoacoustics, sound quality
  • Dynamics of complex systems
  • Micro-sensors

In relation with Axel’One, Provademse, Coating Expert, CLYM, the platforms of Ingénierie@Lyon are structured, along with those of the other Carnot Institutes, to provide access to facilities and assistance aimed at innovation dedicated to SMEs in the aeronautics, automobile, manufacturing, fashion and luxury goods sectors.

     

The markets addressed

  • Aeronautics
  • Automobiles
  • Materials chemistry
  • Factories of the future
  • Energy and the environment
  • ICTs and microsystems
  • Nuclear engineering
  • Railways
  • Innovative health systems
  • Fashion and luxury goods

Real culture of working together, agile research strategies, dynamic networks unified and professional contractual relationships...

Our offer of services

  • research on Technology Readiness Levels 1 to 6
  • tests and trials on leading edge platforms
  • industrial chairs and education/research, joint laboratories, OpenLab
  • technology transfer
  • management of direct and partnership research contracts by exploitation subsidiaries
  • expertise in listening to and analysing needs, strategic scientific consulting, adapted R&D responses, guarantee of confidentiality,
    project management, clear and balanced intellectual property management, financial engineering.

Our network

13 laboratories belonging to public higher education establishments in the Auvergne Rhône Alpes Region (LTDS, LaMCoS, LMFA, MATEIS, IMP, LVA, CETHIL, AMPERE, LAGEP, labECAM, LMI, LGEF, C2P2),

1 french industrial center dedicated to plastics and composite materials (CTIPC),

> associated with a technology transfer network, and a laboratory spin-off to strengthen the offer to higher Technology Readiness Levels,

> in regular interaction with the LUTB Transport&Mobility, Axelera, Plastipolis, Techtera, Viameca, Elastopôle and Tenerrdis clusters, as well as the Aerospace, Automotive, Ingéra², Indura and Lumière clusters, and national and regional innovation drivers such as Bpifrance, ARDI, UIMM, ASRC and MEDEF, to incorporate challenges and foresee trends in innovation.

29 Carnot institutes 9 Associated Carnot
Texte anglais

3BCAR

Bioenergy, Biomolecules and Biomaterials from Renewable Carbon

ARTS

Research Actions for Technology and Society

brgm

BRGM, the French geological survey

CALYM

The Consortium for the acceleration of innovation and its transfer in the lymphoma field

ESP

Energy and Propulsion Systems (ESP)

ICM

Imagine

IMAGINE - Institut des maladies génétiques

Ingénierie@Lyon

Innovative materials and processes – Intelligent machines...from designing an object to its final use.

Innovation Chimie Carnot (I2C)

Innovation Chimie Carnot (I2C)

Irstea

French National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture

ISIFoR

Sustainable engineering of georesources

Leti

Laboratoire d’Electronique et de Technologies de l’Information

LSI

Software and intelligent systems (LSI)

M.I.N.E.S

Innovative methods for companies and society

MECD

Build better for a better living

Pasteur MS

The «Pasteur Microbes & Santé» Carnot Institute

Plant2Pro

Innovations to enhance the sustainable competitiveness of crop production

Smiles

SMILES : Mathematical Sciences for Innovation, Label of Strategic Excellence

STAR

Science and Technology for Research Applications