INES  is today the reference center in France, and one of the first in Europe, dedicated to research , innovation and training on solar energy. Initiated by the General Council of Savoie and the Rhône-Alpes Region, it brings together the teams of the CEA and the University of Savoie. INES now has 400 employees on a 22,000 m² site with the best equipment.

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INES in numbers:

  • 22,000 m² of laboratories, offices and training rooms
  • 1000 trained professionals each year
  • 400 researchers and technicians
  • 200 industrial partners
  • 85 patents filed per year
  • 15  laboratories