Cybersecurity Programme

Changed on 12/02/2024

The Cybersecurity Programme aims to support strategic fundamental research activities, at the highest world level, in support of the industry and in response to the priorities defined in the national strategy. The projects in progress are based on two axes: information security and system security.

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National coordinator of Cybersecurity Programme: Hubert Duault

Associated national strategy: Cybersecurity

Structural public funding:


This Cybersecurity Programme aims to strengthen research efforts and the transfer of skills and technologies from public research to all territorial cybersecurity ecosystems, and to encourage joint projects between players (academic, industrial, governmental).


Hubert Duault


National coordinator of Cybersecurity Programme

Preferred national partner organisations: CNRS, CEA

Preferred partner universities: UPS, PSL, University of Rennes, University of Lorraine, UGA,… + Institut Mines-Télécom (IMT)

Large-scale projects in support of public policies:

  • Framework agreement with the ANSSI (2021 June)

Totem locations:

Major industrial infrastructures:

Major industrial partnerships: AIRBUS Defence & Security, Thalès, Safran, 3DS, Nexter, Hive,…

Examples of startup projects supported in Inria Startup Studio:

European dimension:

  • Participation in the SPARTA competence network
    Participation in ECSO (European Cyber Security Organisation)

International dimension:

  • MITACS (Canada)
  • WSFJ – workshop franco-nippon in cybersecurity (Japan)

Training actions:

  • Projects in response to the call for expressions of interest "skills and professions of the future
    • Support for the Cyber Campus "Cybersecurity Talents" project
    • Support for the "Digital Skills French Hub" project
  • Participation in the EDIH (European Digital Hub) Cybiah consortium led by the Cyber Campus
  • University School of Research in Cybersecurity - University of Rennes

Inria Academy's "Deeptech/Cybersecurity" continuous training offer provides access to software technologies and public research skills in digital technology for public institutions, companies and in particular SMEs and ETIs.


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