Public science and technology institution established in 1967, INR is the only public research body fully dedicated to computational sciences. Combining computer sciences with mathematics, INR’s 3,400 researchers strive to invent the digital technologies of the future. Educated at leading international universities, they creatively integrate basic research with applied research and dedicate themselves to solving real problems, collaborating with the main players in public and private research in France and abroad and transferring the fruits of their work to innovative companies. The researchers at INR published over 4,800 articles in 2010. They are behind over 270 active patents and 105 start-ups. In 2010, INR’s budget came to 252.5 million euros, 26% of which represented its own resources.
Many INR teams are involved in the FP7. They are involved in around a hundred projects, including some sixty on information and communication technology. These teams are working with a large number of academic and industrial partners. INR is the scientific coordinator for eight European projects.