CRI de Paris
© Inria / photo G. Scagnelli

Centre Inria
de Paris

The Inria Paris Research Centre opened in 2016 when it transferred from the historic site in Rocquencourt (Yvelines). It is based in the 12th arrondissement. It is developing as part of a Paris site with, among others, PSL (Paris Sciences et Lettres) and SU (Sorbonne Université).


The centre has 34 project teams and its activities occupy over 700 people, scientists and research and innovation support staff, including 55 different nationalities.

Eric Fleury
Inria / Photo G. Scagnelli

Éric Fleury

Director of the Inria of Paris centre

Positioning & Strategic issues

Scientific priority areas:

  • Software reliability and security (in partnership with the ANSSI); 
  • Artificial Intelligence;
  • Inter-disciplinary projects, in particular in bio-info-health (with the AP-HP (Paris hospitals), the Inserm and the Institut Pasteur);

Strategic lines of development

  • Active and balanced participation in the dynamics of the integrated universities, PSL (Paris Sciences et Lettres) and SU (Sorbonne University);
  • Guarantee of the long-term security of the centre's real estate by opening it up not only to its academic partners, but also to industrial partners and the startup ecosystem.

Ecosystem & Partners

The Inria Paris Centre is a member of four IDEXs: Sorbonne Universités, Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (USPC), Paris Science et Lettres (PSL), and Université de Paris. The centre also has numerous partnerships.

The centre also has numerous partnerships, with:  

  • Public research actors:
  • Innovation ecosystem: Cap Digital, Systematic, Agoranov ;
  • Local authorities:
  • Major groups:
    • PME-ETI : AdaCore, Distène, DataIku, Sysnav, Lemma, Tinyclues….
    • Grands groupes : Microsoft et Nokia Bell (dans des laboratoires communs), ainsi que Facebook, Safran, Orange, Linux Foundation, Thales, Dassault Systèmes, Google, Waterloo Maple Inc, Airbus, Renault, Valeo
  • International academic partners:
Carrières et Métiers
© Inria / Photo C. Morel

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Practical informations

CRI Paris

Adresse physique

Inria de Paris 2, rue Simone Iff Paris 12e arrondissement

Adresse postale

2, rue Simone Iff CS 42112 75589 Paris CEDEX 12


  • Tél. : (+33) 01 80 49 40 00