Research potential

Strong research potential supported by solid partnerships


With more than 86 laboratories and more than 3,000 research staff, the ParisTech Grandes Écoles have enormous research potential.

12 scientific fields

The research activity of the ParisTech Grandes Écoles regularly wins awards, and concerns basic scientific matters as well as more applied fields. This activity covers 12 key fields:

  • Mathematics and their applications

  • Computer and communication science and technology

  • Physics and optics

  • Chemistry, physical chemistry and chemical engineering

  • Materials science, mechanics, and fluids

  • Design and industrialisation

  • Life and health science and technology

  • Environmental science and technology, sustainable development, geosciences

  • Energy and processes

  • Science and bioengineering for agriculture, food, and the environment

  • Planning and transport

  • Economic, management and social sciences

Research studies in the Grandes Écoles are published each year by more than 10,000 scientific publications, available on HAL ParisTech.

Academic partnerships

These laboratories are in partnership with:

Research institutions:


Partnerships with companies

The network Grandes Écoles are involved with companies, as much in co-operative research as in partnership research. A strong tie and an unfailing trust have developed between the Grandes Écoles and companies:

  • a strong commitment from the Grandes Écoles in the Instituts Carnot and also many competitiveness clusters  

  • the development of more than 70 teaching and research chairs

The ParisTech Grandes Écoles