Inria in a few words
Inria, a public science and technology institution
© Inria / Photo C. Tourniaire
Public science and technology institution established in 1967, Inria is is the only public research body fully dedicated to computational sciences. Combining computer sciences with mathematics, Inria’s 3,400 researchers strive to invent the digital technologies of the future.
Educated at leading international universities, they creatively integrate basic research with applied research and dedicate themselves to solving real problems, collaborating with the main players in public and private research in France and abroad and transferring the fruits of their work to innovative companies. The researchers at Inria published over 4,800 articles in 2010. They are behind over 270 active patents and 105 start-ups. In 2010, Inria’s budget came to 252.5 million euros, 26% of which represented its own resources.
Inria in brief
Interview with Michel Cosnard
The people who made Inria
- Personalities who have shaped the history of the institute and left a profound mark on their respective eras
History of Inria