CRI Grenoble Rhône Alpes
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Centre Inria Grenoble - Rhône-Alpes

The Inria Grenoble-Rhône-Alpes Research Centre was established in 1992. Its growth has been part of the development of the Grenoble site with Grenoble Alpes University.

Key figures


The centre has 22 project teams. Its activities occupy over 360 people, scientists and research and innovation support staff.

Frédéric Desprez
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Frédéric Desprez

Director of the Inria Grenoble-Rhône Alpes research centre

Positioning & Strategic issues

Scientific priority areas:

  • Data science;

  • Environmental modelling;

  • Technical, environmental and ethical reliability of software;

  • Quantum computing 

Strategic lines of development:

  • Active participation by the centre in the integrated university project conducted by the establishments on the site;
  • Move from the Montbonnot site to the Saint Martin d’Hères university campus;
  • Will support the development of the plans for an Inria centre on the Lyon site.

Ecosystem & Partners

The centre is a founder member of the Grenoble Alpes University, which operates project teams jointly with UGA, Grenoble INP and the CNRS.

The other partners

The centre is a shareholder in a technology transfer accelerator company, SATT Linksium, as well being a member of the IRT Nanoelec consortium. It is also a member of the Minalogic cluster, Tenerrdis cluster, and the GATE1 Association. It is also a partner of several other regional and national bodies.


Carrières et Métiers
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Practicals informations

Centre Inria Grenoble-  Rhône-Alpes

CRI Grenoble Rhône Alpes

Adress: Centre de recherche Inria Grenoble Rhône-Alpes


655 Avenue de l’Europe - CS 90051

38334 Montbonnot Cedex

Contact: Tel : 04 76 61 52 00 - E-Mail