High-level Research, a strategic axis

Research at Centrale Nantes is carried out in highly competitive internationally recognized laboratories. Centrale Nantes believes in an interdisciplinary approach  and encourages a spirit of adventure to solve tomorrow's major challenges: Manufacturing, Energy transition and Health.

All fields of investigation are related to the science of engineering, i.e. automatic control, robotics, telecommunication, ocean engineering, mechanics of materials and calculation of structures and civil engineering.

Research centersPostgraduate research programmes
 Research in use Innovation and tech transfer
 research facilities
 Prizes and Awards Conferences

More than 100 industrial contracts are processed annually

More than 100 contracts are processed annually, in collaboration with public bodies, large groups and small to medium sized businesses. These contracts represent 31% of the school's annual running costs budget.

Scientific Production

The scientific production each year, on average, leads to:
  • 140 publications in national or international specialist journals,
  • 15 articles in résumés,
  • 180 presentations to national or international congresses, reviewed and published,
  • 60 PhD theses,
  • 100 contract reports
Published on September 1, 2003 Updated on September 30, 2016