" One of Inria's fundamental tasks is to transfer research skills and results to industry.
Inria encourages and supports projects to transfer technology from its research teams to industrial partners with the aim of enhancing the impact of research on society as a whole, supporting business innovation, and developing regional economies. "
Head of the Industrial Relations Department
Supported by the Nouvelle-Aquitaine Regional Council, the Inria Bordeaux - Sud-Ouest Centre forms close ties with a network of regional partners , including competitiveness clusters , innovation agencies , clusters and thematic associations .
The Inria Bordeaux - Sud-Ouest Centre does everything in its power to foster scientific "catalysis" . As such, it is involved in a number of technology development actions, including the development of a platform dedicated to high performance computing: PlaFRIM and the creation of several recognized software programs .
Setting up a company is a preferred method of converting the results from research into innovative economic activities . Since 1984, nearly a hundred companies have been created within Inria. A dozen of them come from the Inria Bordeaux - Sud-Ouest research center