Key figures

A network of 39 Carnot Institutes

  • 20% of the French public laboratory workforces
    35000 research professionals with more than 9500 PhD
  • 55% of the R&D funded by companies in French public research
    10200 R&D contracts with industry (4900 with SMEs – ISEs)

- Over 26300 peer-reviewed articles in 201 (1/3 of the French peer-reviewed articles)
- 85 spin-off companies spun off per year
- 1150 priority patents filed in 2018 (Second French IP actor) 

+3,9% annual growth of business R&D contracts
798 M€ of partnership contracts including 

    ♦ 500 M€ in R&D contracts directly financed by Companies
    ♦ 154 M€ of services,
    ♦   71 M€ IP incomes,               
    ♦   73 M€ others

595 M€ of subsidized collaborative R&D                            
352 M€ of collaborative contracts with companies
(including 123 M€ European projects)

2019 key figures