"Grenoble has a great number of assets such as its dynamic manufacturing companies, internationally recognised research laboratories and renowned higher education training and as such represents the ideal breeding ground on which "the Grenoble ecosystem" has blossomed over the last few decades, centred on the three-fold research-university-industry focus."
Gérard Matheron, director of the STMicroelectronics site and former president of the Grenoble INP Board
2 industrial and research clusters
Minalogic industrial and research cluster for micro and nanotechnologies and embedded software in the Rhone-Alpes region
Tenerrdis industrial and research cluster for renewable energies in Rhône-Alpes region and for the development of new energetical technologies
3 innovation clusters
GreEn-ERproject is the first PPP (Public-Private Partnership) signed in France as part of the Campus Operation for renewing universities.
Minatecthe leading micro - and nanotechnologies innovation cluster in Europe, is the brainchild of the Grenoble INP group and CEA Grenoble.
PILSIThe Integrative research centre of the International innovation cluster for Software and intelligent systems (PILSI) seeks to bring together manufacturers involved in international competition as well as scientists and high level technologies under one roof in order to expedite marketing of innovative products and services.
3 Carnot institutes
Carnot Institute “Énergies du futur” A total of 16 laboratories are connected to this Institute which has become a hotspot for new energy technologies drawing on its dynamism and the strength of its network. Its aim is to develop innovative solutions in the field of new energy technologies.
Carnot Institute PolyNat The short term goal of the Carnot Institute PolyNat is to develop hybrid materials from the self-assembly of elementary bricks making up the vegetal material – glycopolymers, nanocristals, cellulose fibres – whether modified or not with components from fossil resources.
AIP PRIMECA : The AIP PRIMECA network is an academic network of researchers and professors associated with high level technological resources.
CMTC : The Consortium des Moyens Technologiques Communs (CMTC) is the Grenoble INP Material characterisation platform.