On the ENSTA Bretagne campus, the Minister of Defense, Jean-Yves Le Drian, accompanied by Luc Rousseau, vice president of the General Economy Council, representing the Minister for the Economy and Finance, launched the strategic merger between  ENSTA  Bretagne and IMT  Atlantique  Bretagne-Pays de la Loire on February 2nd 2017.

The signing

During the signing of a partnership agreement between the two flagship institutions, the Minister of Defense, convinced that innovations stemming from marine and digital technologies will be decisive for the future, reaffirmed the crucial role of high level training and research for innovation and the technological progress of French defense and high tech businesses.

The aim is for the two Engineering Graduate Schools to jointly boost their appeal, dynamics and ambitions. They presented their ambition to ultimately develop an engineering hub of excellence that will serve as a benchmark in western France.