04.00 pm - Opening

Presentation of INSA Lyon International Strategy | by Pr. Damien Fabrègue VP for International Affairs

Introduction to Global Research Challenges | by DR Marie-Christine Baietto, VP for Research

04.30 pm - Research round table: Excellence in Research for an Innovative and Sustainable Society

INSA Lyon’s research activities fall within 5 societal challenges :

  • Digital Society and Information

  • Energy for Sustainable Development

  • Environment: Natural, Industrial and Urban Environments

  • Global Health and Bioengineering

  • Transport: Structures, Infrastructures and Mobilities

05.30 pm - Industrial partnerships at a global scale

  • SAFRAN | by Pr. Philippe VELEX, Research Chairholder INSA Lyon-SAFRAN 

As a high-tech industrial Group operating on all continents with 70,000 employees, Safran is a key player in the propulsion and aerospace equipment, space and defense sectors. Since 2014, Safran and INSA Lyon have a teaching and research chair : Innovative Mechanical Transmissions for Aeronautics (IMTA).

  • SAINT GOBAIN | by Dir. Caroline TARDIVAT, Director of Ceramics Synthesis and Functionalization Laboratory at Saint-Gobain CREE

Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes materials and solutions accross 67 countries with more than 180,000 employees. Saint-Gobain carries with INSA Lyon an institutional chair : Innovative Engineers.

  • ANTHOGYR | by Mrs. Anne-Lise Chopard-Lallier, Research Engineer

With more than 70 years experience in the dental industry. Anthogyr has 5 subsidiaries operating worldwide and products distributed in more than 100 countries. Research collaborations with INSA Lyon Laboratory MATEIS led to new ceramic composites, bringing innovation to the dental implants sector

6.00 pm - INSA Lyon, an Innovation Hub

Introduction by  Dr. Hugues Benoit-Cattin, VP for Innovation

INSA Succes Stories : award-winners students, successful prototypes and innovative start-ups

7.00 pm - Cocktail dinner and scientific animations

with the participation of our promising young talents!




Business sciences



junior start-up in France in 2019


Innovative educational tools


Founded by UNITECH Alumni


 Low oil consumption prototypes


n°5 Shell Eco-Marathon in 2016


Mecatronics & Robotics Club


Major competitor

at the Robotic French Cup


Laser cutting, 3D printer, machining... Technical production workshop of INSA Lyon

8.30 am - Step into a student shoes

The IRO team will take you on a campus tour to show you around the premises and introduce you to staff in charge of greeting newcomers.

10.00 am - Coffee break

10.30 am - Welcome speech

by Prof. Damien Fabrègue, VP for International Affairs

11.00 am - Introduction to INSA Lyon 9 Engineering Departments

by the affiliated Academic Coordinators

12.30  am - Buffet

02.00 pm - Visits of INSA Labs

by DR Marie-Christine Baietto, VP for Research, and Research Leaders

04.30 pm - End of visits and free evening

9.00 am - 5.00 pm

Study Abroad Fair

Meet with INSA students (+900) about to choose where to study next year.

Send us your promotional material upon the event. We will make sure everything is installed for your participation.

9.00 am - 5.00 pm


Presentations of several destinations to students

12.00 am

Take-away lunch


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