Excellence in science for an innovative and sustainable society

INSA Lyon is a very large and unique research center which joins education activities, research laboratories, and socio-economic partners.

Building on scientific excellence both at the heart of the engineering sciences and at the interface between scientific disciplines, researchers at INSA Lyon help address the current major societal challenges.

In addition to fundamental studies, a large part of the INSA research is run in close collaboration with companies and authorities.

According to these strong involvements, highly relevant researches are performed for solving societal challenges and generate non-conventional scientific questions. From this model based on excellence, innovation perspective, and community involvement, INSA Lyon expends its research activities within five main areas.

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