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3 Carnot Institutes and 1 Carnot "tremplin"


The 3BCAR Carnot Institute brings together two key levers for the emergence of the Bioeconomy: biotechnologies and green chemistry, using multidisciplinary approaches ranging from biomass production to biorefinery and functional properties.

Themes: Bioenergy/Biomolecules/Biobased materials from renewable carbon

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Research initiatives for technology and society

The ARTS Carnot Institute develops scientific expertise and technological research to address issues associated with the design, industrialisation and manufacturing of complex and innovative manufactured goods. The ARTS Carnot Institute brings together 20 research laboratories supervised by 16 authorities.

Themes: Mechanics, Materials and processes/ Fluids and energy systems/Design, industrialisation and production

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Carnot "Tremplin" (Springboard)

Created to respond to businesses' needs, the Carnot "Cognition" Tremplin is positioned as a start-up for contract research in "human and social cognition". It draws on the scientific and technical expertise of 14 laboratories and was inspired by the successful example of the regional STAH Chair (Technological Systems for Human Enhancement) led by ENSC-Bordeaux INP, Thales and the Nouvelle-Aquitaine Regional Council

Theme : Cognitics

Sustainable engineering of georesources

ISIFoR brings together academic research dedicated to subsoil energy and environmental issues in the Greater Southwest France region. ISIFoR strives to foster the innovation-based development of French companies in a growing oil market and in new markets such as geothermics and geological storage.

Themes : Energy/Environment/Natural resources

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