Master of Science in Engineering "Diplôme d'Ingénieur" - Research and innovation for students


Top research will enrich your curriculum

At any time during your studies, the university's 12 research departments are open to you.

Your professors are also high-level researchers, actors in today's top research. Involved in national, European and international collaborations, ITM Atlantique's 290 researchers  are  recognized in a wide variety of scientific fields, including energy, digital technology and the environment.

Research at IMT Atlantique is carried out in particular within the framework of European projects and covers a large number of topics, responding to multiple societal challenges.

More than 600 research projects are currently underway, in industrial collaborations or through national or international consortia. Research at IMT Atlantique brings together small and mid-sized businesses, large groups, prestigious university research laboratories, Joint Research Units (UMRs), Scientific Interest Groups (GISs), etc.



ITM Atlantique carries out both fundamental and applied research, with strong links to the socio-economic world. Several industrial chairs, involving professors and assistant professors, provide  a real dynamic along innovative research, linked, for example, with the fields of cybersecurity, health and energy.

If your inner researcher starts to stir, the lab doors are open to you!

Gradually, throughout your curriculum,  through student projects and then by immersion in a research laboratory during an internship, you have the opportunity to learn about research and to become aware of innovation.

Try the adventure, then continue your studies in the framework of a doctoral degree !

You will  become an excellent  researcher open to national and international research collaborations.

Main research areas at IMT Atlantique

The research conducted at IMT Atlantique links fundamental research with the development of solutions and technologies for industry and society in the areas of environmental, energy, digital, industrial and health transitions.

Industries the futureEnergyThe seaSafety and security systemsTransportation of the futureDefenseHealth and dependenceTelecomUrban and territorial development

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Research Departments at IMT Atlantique

These departments play an important role in teaching and research. The lecturers constituting a department carry out their teaching in one principle area, and their research in the different laboratories and schemes/programmes.

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Research Themes