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Inria, an ecosystem

Inria is the French national research institute for digital science and technology. World-class research, technological innovation and entrepreneurial risk are its DNA. In 200 project teams, most of which are shared with major research universities, more than 3,900 researchers and engineers explore new paths, often in an interdisciplinary manner and in collaboration with industrial partners to meet ambitious challenges.
As a technological institute, Inria supports the diversity of innovation pathways: from open source software publishing to the creation of technological startups (Deeptech).

Inria in brief

The institute


Our strategic missions

Building digital sovereignty

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Our history

Inria has driven digital innovation and research in France and in Europe for over 50 years.

Inria around the world

Un rayonnement international

An International influence

Inria and its academic collaborations: at the heart of a global network.

Une politique européenne volontariste

A proactive European strategy

Strengthening Inria's scientific, technological and societal impact in Europe

Our sites

With its regional centres, Inria has a presence at leading research university campuses, throughout the regions of France and the country’s industrial and entrepreneurial ecosystems for digital technology. Headquarters and Inria Chile complete the Inria sites.



Executive Committee

The management committee brings together the general management and all of Inria's departments.



Inria’s activity depends on a number of committees to support its strategy and activity.


To learn more about Inria, click here to consult the objective and performance contract and the 2018 annual report.

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Plateforme Wilder - © Inria / Photo C. Morel

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For over fifty years, Inria has been a pioneer in supporting the development of the digital sciences in our society.