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1/03/2017

Contacts & locations

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The Inria Lille - Nord Europe research centre buildings houses all of the centre's administrative staff and a large part of its research teams. Those two buildings are located in the Haute-Borne Science Park.

Some research teams are housed by our partners, such as University of Lille - Science and Technology and Ircica. InriaTech staff is located at EuraTechnologies.


Your contacts

Don't hesitate to contact us should you have any questions about the Inria Lille - Nord Europe research centre : contact-lille@inria.fr

Director: Isabelle Herlin
Assistant: Axelle Magnier
Administrative manager: Ludivine Deloux
Head of Science: Nicolas Roussel
Head of Communication: Marie-Agnès Enard

Inria Lille - Nord Europe

Address:

Parc scientifique de la Haute-Borne
40, avenue Halley - Bât A - Park Plaza
59650 Villeneuve d'Ascq - France

  • Tel.: +33 (0)3 59 57 78 00
  • Fax: +33 (0)3 59 57 78 50 

Opening hours:  

  • Monday-Friday
  • 8.30am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 5.30pm

GPS coordinates: latitude: 50.6057704 - longitude: 3.1501158

Locations of our research teams

14 research teams are located in the Inria Lille - Nord Europe research centre (Parc scientifique de la Haute-Borne - 40, avenue Halley - A and B building) - 59650 Villeneuve d'Ascq)

Bonsai research team is hosted at Cristal Laboratory (Cité Scientifique - Bâtiment M3 - 59655 Villeneuve d'Ascq).

Mint2 research team is hosted at IRCICA Laboratory (50, avenue Halley - Parc Scientifique de la Haute Borne - 59650 Villeneuve d’Ascq).

InriaTech project managers and engineers are located at EuraTechnologies (165, avenue de Bretagne - 59000 Lille) Contact: euratechnologies@inria.fr

Getting to Inria Lille - Nord Europe research center

By plane :

For most international travellers, it is more convenient to land at Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport (CDG), and then to take the high-speed train at the airport TGV train station (located in terminal 2) to arrive in Lille just 50 minutes later.

From Brussels-Zaventem international airport, there is a 20-minute train travel to Brussels ("Bruxelles Midi" train station) and then it will take less than 40 minutes to reach Lille with high-speed trains (including "Eurostar" trains heading for London).

  • From train station Lille Flandres you just have to take metro line 1 for ten stations to "4 Cantons" (direction "4 Cantons Stade Pierre Mauroy") about 20 minutes. It’s the end of the line.
  • From train station Lille Europe you can reach metro station Lille Flandres by foot or take metro line 2 to one station.
  • From the subway station, you need less than 10 minutes to reach Inria Lille – Nord Europe center.
  • You can also take a cab (15 minutes).

By car:

If you are coming from Paris via the A1/E15 motorway:

  • Go past Lille, following the signs for Villeneuve d'Ascq/Roubaix/Gand/Bruxelles (A22 / E17)  
  • Take exit 2 (Roubaix/Villeneuve d’Ascq N227).
  • At the traffic lights, turn right into Rue du Président Paul Doumer
  • At the first roundabout, turn right.
  • The Inria Lille – Nord Europe research centre is the first building on your left.

If you are coming from Tournai via the N7:

  • Follow the signs to Lille/Lamain
  • Follow the signs to Paris/Lille on the E42
  • Drive into Villeneuve d’Ascq and take the right-hand exit at the roundabout towards Rue Nicolas Appert (D146)
  • Continue straight on into Rue du Président Paul Doumer
  • At the first roundabout, turn right
  • The Inria Lille – Nord Europe research centre is the first building on your left.

If you are coming from Gand via the A22/E17:

  • Head towards Tourcoing Centre/Lille/ Paris
  • Drive past Roubaix and follow the signs for Paris/Villeneuve d’Ascq/Valenciennes
  • Follow the main road until you reach the exit marked "Cité scientifique"
  • At the roundabout, turn right and keep going until you reach the traffic lights.
  • Turn right into Rue du Président Paul Doumer
  • At the first roundabout, turn right
  • The Inria Lille – Nord Europe research centre is the first building on your left

By metro:

  • Take line 1, the direction is "4 cantons"
  • Get off at the "4 cantons" terminus
  • The centre is a eight-minute walk from the station.
  • Take "rue Paul Langevin", near the guarded cycle park (a sign will point you towards the park)
  • After the Club House, cut through the car park on the right
  • Once you get to the roundabout, you will see the building on your left

Visit the Transpole website for further information about public transport in the Lille area.

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