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The 33 Carnot institutes make up a network of 12800 researchers with a common goal: developing partnership research to support companies’ development.
• They promote innovation, technology transfer and partnership between public research labs and the industry.
• They develop a high quality and professional partnership research.
The Carnot network is one of the largest European RTO (Research and Technology Organizations) as it represents 12% of the French public research staff, 1300M€ of budget /year and over 45% of the research financed by companies to the French public labs.

The ICT and Micro Nano Technology activities of the Carnot institutes have been integrated in a ICT-MNT thematic group that represents one third of the full Carnot workforce. This group proposes a fully integrated R&D offer, readable and accessible to companies. It is based on a reinforced network dynamic and exploits the interactions and synergies between these institutes thanks to their strong interdisciplinarity.

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