Since 2002, Inria has been funding "associate teams" to strengthen collaboration between Inria project teams and top level research teams worldwide. In 2010, there were 69 such teams. 34% of Inria teams are involved in at least one of them.
Each year, Inria takes on more than a hundred students from across the world for research training. The code name for this programme is Internships. The idea is that undergraduate, masters or PhD level students come and spend from two to nine months, depending on their level, with an Inria research team. We meet Michail Zervos and Nadia Khalfa, two enthusiastic students who share their experience with us…