INES Solaire, France

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 .


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