Our expertise

Prepare the future with Carnot!

We are committed to create value, with you. The Carnot driving force is to prepare french economic and industrial future by helping companies to develop their innovation strategies.

Our offer is accessible to all companies, wether small or larger. Our partnership offers strive to be closer to your needs: our laboratories take into account all technical and economic constraints of a project as a whole. Working with Carnot Énergies du futur means that you will be supported from the idea to the legal defense of licenses.

What are the possible types of contracts ?

Our teams will study your R&D projects and will support you to realise them. For us, every partnership is unique. That's why we offer different types of contracts, whose terms are variables:

  • The expertise contract is a limited time study conducted by researchers at the request of a company.
  • The research contract is a long-term exploratory study made by a research team of PhD students and supervisors at the request of a company.
  • The collaboration agreement involves several partners (companies, research organizations and institutions such as OSEO, ANR, FUI and Europe) around a research project.
  • The joint laboratory is a partnership where each players deploys its staff dedicated to a common project structure of R&D.

To define what type of contact is best for you, you will meet our experts at a technical consultation. This will clarify the level of maturity, the financial arrangements and the intellectual property that suits you.

What are the possible financial support?

The "Crédit d'Impôt Recherche" (CIR) is a French tax refund to help for company R&D.

Learn more on : www.enseignementsup-recherche.gouv.fr