Research and Innovation for Industry: Institut Carnot label

Under the Institut Carnot label, Imagine guarantees that R&D partnership projects are assessed and implemented to the very highest standards and practices required by industry partners.


The Carnot label is granted to research institutes with proven, high-level research strategies dedicated to fostering innovation with industrial partners. Imagine is one of only 39 institutes singled out for Carnot classification by the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation in France.

As a Carnot institute, Imagine offers companies:

- dedicated resources and expertise available for partnering,

- a single contact point,

- project assessment and execution to the highest standards of excellence.

The Institute is a member of AI Carnot (the Association of Carnot Institutes) and the Findmed Consortium, founded in 2015 to boost the French pharma industry.

Carnot, Research that drives industrial innovation