The Foundation, a major support of the CentraleSupélec Research Center
With 18 laboratories and research teams mobilizing 1,100 researchers, teacher-researchers and doctoral students, the CentraleSupélec Research Center is a pillar for excellence in mastering new scientific and technical ecosystems.
Nurturing the excellence of the engineering curriculum while providing society with new, efficient and sustainable solutions to the major challenges of the 21st century, it can count on the Foundation’s increased support each year to maintain its high standards.
Supporting the research chairs
The CentraleSupélec Chairs supported by the Foundation, which bring together companies, researchers, teachers and students for a period of 2 to 5 years, have the particularity of focusing on key themes and, in the vast majority of cases, of linking a teaching component to their research mission. The CentraleSupélec Foundation currently holds 7 chairs:
PhotonicA unique chair in France to develop scientific excellence and innovation in the field of light and optical technologies and their applications in many key sectors: information and communication networks, energy, transport, space, security, health.
Partners : AIRBUS Group GDI Simulation, European Union, Grand Reims, département de la Moselle, région Grand Est, Metz Métropole.
Risks and Resilience of Complex SystemsIts ambition is to advance the discipline of modeling complex systems such as electrical, rail and telecom networks, analyzing the risks to which they are subjected and optimizing their resilience.
Laboratory : LGI
Partners : EDF, SNCF, Orange. >> More information
Circular economy steeringAt the heart of this chair is
the work on circularity indicators, broken down into several sectoral areas. A chair that also integrates a strong economic dimension in the engineering of investment in sustainable goods and services.
Laboratory : LGI
Partners : VALE NC, Institut Louis Bachelier, SIOM, CPS. >> More information
Prevention and Performance in Construction and Public WorksThis chair has three main objectives: to strengthen the work on the links between prevention and performance within companies, to propose a relevant prevention tool, and to understand the associated sociological issues.
Laboratory : LGI
Partners : OPPBTP, EIFFAGE Génie Civil, LEGENDRE, VINCI Construction Terrassement >> More information
Armand Peugeot - Sustainable transportA chair dedicated to hybrid technologies and electromobility at a time when the automotive sector is facing major changes. A chair that brings together multiple complementary disciplines to write the future of this sector.
Laboratories : LGI and GeePS
Partners : STELLANTIS, ESSEC. >> Discover
Supply Chain ManagementAn essential chair dedicated to three main areas: flexibility management at a time when the industrial world is characterized by an increasing level of uncertainty, the environmental impact of the supply chain from a sustainable development perspective, and performance measurement and management systems.
Laboratory : LGI
Partners : Air Liquide, L’Oréal, Safran. >> More information
Open Innovation InstituteThe aim of this chair is to build constructive and balanced relationships between major accounts and start-ups, through three axes: the deployment of a business acceleration methodology, training programs, and studies and research on open innovation.
Partner : Altran. >> More information
Photonics at CentraleSupélec: an extraordinary adventure that began with the funding of a thesis...
The Fondation CentraleSupélec’s funding is often the seed money for the School’s finest projects, and the success of its research in photonics is a remarkable example!
It all started with a thesis funding from the Foundation, allowing this extremely promising field of research to grow until the creation in 2017 of the Photonics Chair, the only one in France where the photon is deconstructed to put light and optical technologies at the service of great future progress. And in 2022, the Chair will take on a new dimension with the project to create a 4,000 m2 Institute on the Metz campus, as part of the 2021-2027 Grand Est State-Region Plan.
For Marc Sciamanna, professor and researcher at CentraleSupélec and director of the Photonics Chair: ” This Institute will become a beacon of our global influence, because photonics, which has already profoundly transformed the way we process information, will revolutionize many key sectors such as energy, transportation, security and health. »
Multidimensional support for the School's laboratories
Finally, the CentraleSupélec Foundation supports the work of many laboratories through :
The purchase of state-of-the-art
machinery and equipment
for international students and future
in the MICS laboratory
at the School !
In 2020, the Foundation devoted €1.1 million to CentraleSupélec’s research, which, as in previous years, has distinguished itself by its excellence on the world scientific scene, with 750 A-rank publications. Together, let’s strengthen its power of innovation.