The Investments for the Future Programme
The Investments for the Future Programme has been launched in 2010 to support research and innovation in 6 strategic axes for the future of France. It aims to promote " French excellence " from basic research to industrial innovation. A total of 47 billion euros has been allocated to this program, from which UTC has amply benefited, thanks to its leading involvment through 8 PIA labeled structures.
This programme represents a mobilization of French State funding in Higher Education and Vocational training schemes, in research activities, industries and SMEs, in sustainable development and in all future oriented areas such as 'digital', 'biotech' or 'nuclear' sectors.
As a laureate establishment for 8 of the projects it presented 8 projects, UTC the university with the most Government Investment for the Future awards (PIAs) pro rata the number of research scientists which means that the Picardie Region was ranked first in France:
- one Excellence initiative (IDEX)
- one Institute for Energy Transition (ITE)
- one Institute for Technological Research (IRT)
- one Excellence Laboratory (Labex)
- two Excellence Equipments (Equipex)
- one Technology Transfer Accelerator Company (SATT)
- one Excellence Initiative in Innovative Training (IDEFI)
All told, 14 projects presented in Picardie were selected out of a total national 400 projects. These initiatives allowed UTC to widen the scope and value add to its skills and knowledge-base in a wide range of action domains and thus enable the establishment to meet and answer the major challenges ahead, that we see developing today, in the early 21st century.
Managing the French Government Investments for the Future incentives is concomitant with UTC's investment logic thrust, co-financing the financial efforts and means along with the State and other external partners' contributions.
Contacts de la recherche à l'UTC
Plaquette des investissements d'avenir à l'UTC