CRI Grenoble Rhône Alpes
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Inria centre at the University Grenoble Alpes

Inria centre at the University Grenoble Alpes was established in 1992. Its growth has been part of the development of the Grenoble site with Grenoble Alpes University.


The centre has 23 project teams. Its activities occupy over 445 people, scientists and research and innovation support staff.

Inria centre at the University Grenoble Alpes research fields

Rooted in computer science and applied mathematics, Inria research and innovation projects cover everything related to digital science and technology:

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.

Recruitment at the Inria Centre at the University Grenoble Alpes


Are you looking to work on stimulating projects in an international, interdisciplinary environment geared towards innovation? Every year Inria recruits interns, PhD students, postdoctoral researchers, research fellows and directors of research, either through competitive exams or through contracts.

In order to ensure that young researchers are able to carry out their work in optimal conditions from the moment they arrive, the centre has made it a priority to provide them with a thesis grant.

Technological development

Inria offers a unique environment to talented candidates in the field of technological and software development. Research engineers play a vital role in ensuring high-quality production of knowledge and value by research teams.

Research support

Inria is able to call upon talented individuals in more than 40 different research support positions in pursuit of its ambitions for human resources, administrative support, financial management and communication, and is proud of the 900 individuals on its support staff for research and innovation: truly the backbone of the institute.

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.


Travail collaboratif sur le mur d'images
© Inria / Photo C. Morel

Working at Inria

You wish to become a researcher, an engineer, to accompany the research within the institute? Or simply do an internship?

Frédéric Desprez
© Inria / Photo C. Morel

Frédéric Desprez

Director of the Inria centre at Grenoble Alpes University

Practicals informations

Inria centre at the University Grenoble Alpes

CRI Grenoble Rhône Alpes

Centre de recherche Inria de l'Université Grenoble Alpes
655 Avenue de l’Europe - CS 90051
38334 Montbonnot Cedex - FRANCE

Phone: 04 76 61 52 00 - E-Mail