Inria in a few words
Inria, a public science and technology institution
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Inria, the French National Institute for computer science and applied mathematics, promotes “scientific excellence for technology transfer and society”.
Graduates from the world’s top universities, Inria's 2,400 employees rise to the challenges of digital sciences. Research at Inria is organised in “project teams” which bring together researchers with complementary skills to focus on specific scientific projects. With this open, agile model, Inria is able to explore original approaches with its partners in industry and academia and provide an efficient response to the multidisciplinary and application challenges of the digital transformation. The source of many innovations that add value and create jobs, Inria transfers expertise and research results to companies (startups, SMEs and major groups) in fields as diverse as healthcare, transport, energy, communications, security and privacy protection, smart cities and the factory of the future.
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