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Inria in a few words

A public science and technology institution dedicated to computational sciences

Inria, the French National Institute for computer science and applied mathematics, promotes scientific excellence and technology transfer to maximise its impact. Graduates from the world’s top universities, Inria's 2,400 employees rise to the challenges of digital sciences.

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Inria's engagement

White papers

Open Access, Text and Data Mining, Artificial intelligence... Taking advantage of its research results, and for providing the scientific engagements with the best conditions, Inria regularly takes a stand on digital matters.

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Key figures

Inria's key figures

The National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Control (Inria) is a public science and technology institution placed under the supervision of the French ministries of research and industry. Below are a few key figures about the Institute.

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Annual report

Overview of the digital world

Inria publishes its Activity Report online. Through the dedicated website, available in French and English, discover how our researchers devise and build the technologies that will become part of our daily lives, research work which translates into outstanding scientific results as well as innovation, companies, etc, our social commitment and a responsible approach to mathematics and computer sciences, for the benefit of everyone.

The people who made Inria

From Jacques-Louis Lions to Gilles Kahn, Inria owes its existence to personalities who have shaped the history of the institute and left a profound mark on their respective eras.

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History of Inria

From the infancy of computer science to the digital dominance of today

From the infancy of computer science to the digital dominance of today, Inria's history dates back more than fifty years. We look back at the four key periods in Inria's history:

  • 1967-1973: IRIA tries to find its bearings
  • 1974-1979: the long road to maturity
  • 1980-2000: Inria expands rapidly
  • Inria moves into the 21st century

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