Partnerships with international institutions and laboratories of excellence
IMT has signed agreements with exceptional partners in many strategic countries. These partnerships reinforce existing collaboration and allow IMT to develop and contribute to new priority areas of research.
Collaboration with TUM (Germany)
In 2015, as part of the partnership between the French Alliance for Industry of the Future and the German platform Industrie 4.0, IMT and Technische Universität München (TUM) presented a plan to create a Franco-German Academy for Industry of the Future. Find out more
Partnership agreement with Russia
IMT, the Russian Academy of Sciences and Tomsk State University have signed an agreement to create a shared laboratory, called Qualipso, in the field of web applications. Research focuses especially on the use of formal methods to study questions concerning service validity and liability.
The laboratory is the result of a long-term collaboration between researchers at Télécom SudParis and the Information Technology department at Tomsk University. This construction aims to strengthen and expand collaboration in particular by encouraging mobility among researchers, PhD students and post-docs between the three partner institutions. Find out more
Joint Research Unit CNRS IPAL – Image Pervasive Access Lab (Singapore)
IPAL is a bilateral French-Singaporean research laboratory created in 1999 and dedicated to the fields of indexing and image retrieval by content, and signal processing analysis. The laboratory, which became a CNRS Joint Research Unit in 2007, has six different partners. Its partners on the Singapore side include NUS (National University of Singapore) and A*STAR (Agency for Science, Technology and Applied Research) while its French partners include CNRS, Université Joseph Fourier (Grenoble), IMT and UPMC (Paris). IPAL works in the areas of medical image understanding (MIU team – Medical Image Understanding) and support for assisted living (PAWAM team – Pervasive Access & Wellness Management). Find out more
Partnership agreement with KAIST, ETRI, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies and Kwangwoon University (Korea)
The ILLUMINE laboratory (International Laboratory on Future Media and Services), created in 2013, brings IMT together with four major Korean research players: KAIST (Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology), ETRI (Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute), Hankuk University of Foreign Studies and Kwangwoon University. Built around a multidisciplinary team, this laboratory draws on cutting-edge skills in software systems, service architecture, the Internet of Things and social media. One of the major challenges for this partnership is consolidating joint standardization activities, to ITU-T and IETF. The laboratory is jointly headed by two scientific directors: Noel Crespi (Télécom SudParis) and Ilyoung Chong (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies).
Partnership agreement with IIT Indore (India)
IMT signed a cooperation agreement in 2013 with IIT Indore (Indian Institute of Technology, Indore). The agreement, signed at the 2013 Technology India-France Technology Summit, covers both training and research.
Collaboration with Technion (Israel)
In 2014 IMT and Technion Israel signed an agreement to formalize their collaborative efforts for training and research in fields such as Big Data and sustainable and smart cities. In 2016, a material sciences and engineering workshop was organized at Technion. Find out more
Partnership with ICT4V Uruguay
In 2015, IMT and the Uruguayan technologic center ICT4V signed a partnership agreement focusing on digital technology. This agreement covers research, innovation and training in the field of digital technology and its applications in the “vertical” sectors such as energy, health/biology, transport, the environment, the agri-food industry and finance. Find out more
Agreement with NICT (Japan)
In 2013, IMT continued its long-term collaboration NICT (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology of Japan) by signing a new cooperation agreement, facilitating the institutions’ efforts to launch joint research projects, share information, promote mobility for research professors between the two organizations and organize shared scientific events.