Link with economic activities

Links with economic activities

Regions or departments (Regional Council of Ile-de-France, General Council of the Essonne) take care of these big projects, structuring for the territory and with an international visibility. Privileged links were established, for example, with the Park of Activities of Courtaboeuf in particular with the ADEZAC (Association of the Entrepreneurs of the Zone of Activity of Courtaboeuf).

Partnerships developed with companies are many and present multiple forms: trainees' welcome, expertise and consultancy, co-financing of thesis, research collaboration contracts.

Among these companies, Thales, Danone, Motorola, Alcatel which are implanted in the neighbourhood of the Faculty of Science of Orsay or the others such as France Telecom, EDF, Gaz de France, Air Liquide, Renault, Peugeot, Citroen, Areva, Altis Semiconductor, ST MICROELECTRONICS, Sagem, Michelin, French Institute of the Oil, Total Fina, Elf, Servier, Sanofi-Aventis, Oréal, Unilever, Saint-Gobain, Nikon, Pfizer Inc, Biotox, Essilor....

Furthermore, the University Pole of Engineering at Orsay (PUIO) gathers several services, which are in charge to link the University and the economic world. It accommodates in particular the SAIC (Service of Industrial and Commercial Activities) and the apprenticeship training centres (CFA). The SAIC makes available to companies the skills of laboratories. It works in connection with the equivalent services of the national research organisms.

An incubator (INCUBALLIANCE) localized in Orsay, financed by several establishments among which the UPS and the CNRS, insures the support for start-up at the time of their creation (Alyxan since 2005).