Opportunities and support

The Université de Rennes 1 is among the top 15 most active French higher education and research institutions for its participation in the Horizon 2020 programme (2014-2020).
Financements européens

The Université de Rennes 1 and European programmes

The university has participated in or coordinated 43 FP7 projects (2007-2014) for a total amount of €13 million. Since 2014, it has participated in or coordinated 29 new projects for a total of almost €15 million - including 5 ERC grants and three innovative doctoral training (ITN) projects in coordination.

The institution also participates in the INTERREG territorial cooperation programme through 7 projects.

Finally, the university is a satellite centre of the KIC EIT Digital, dedicated to European innovation through three components: research, education and innovation.

Support for European projects at the Université de Rennes 1

The Plateforme projets européens - Bretagne, an engineering service for European research, innovation and training projects shared throughout Bretagne provides support for project leaders in the upstream phase of the project cycle:

  • monitoring of calls for proposals
  • awareness raising, training and personalised advice on European funding opportunities
  • support in the preparation of project proposals in response to European calls for proposals (Horizon 2020 and Erasmus + in priority)

The Research and Innovation Department (DRI) of the Université de Rennes 1 is in charge of the follow-up of accepted European projects, especially for administrative, legal and financial aspects.

The European contracts engineer, assisted by three financial and administrative officers, provides assistance in the implementation of the project concerning:

  • Assistance in negotiating the grant agreement
  • Administrative, financial and legal monitoring of the project (periodic reports, financial statements, consortium agreements, relations with the EC project officer, amendments, etc.)
  • Assistance in hiring staff

For any question related to the setting up of a project, contactat2pe-bretagne [dot] eu (contact the 2PE).

For any questions related to the implementation of the project, driatuniv-rennes1 [dot] fr (contact the DRI).

European research and innovation projects at the Université de Rennes 1 (since 2007)

ERC projects:

Marie Sklodowska Curie actions:

Collaborative projects :

  • 3D MASSOMICS, ALMA, AQMO, ARGO, ARTIC, CARE, COSMOS, DEER, DigiNewB, DIVERSIFY, EDUC-SHARE, EHR4CR, EurValve, F-Interop, FlexTiles, HARNESS, INVICTUS, ISOBIO, LIFECYCLE, MERGING, METASPACE, MIP-DILI, MIWAVES, NADINE, PLANTPOWER, PREDICT-IV, PROBE-IT, PROMETHEUS, RESPECT, SEQUOIA, SHIVPRO, SYNFLOW, TUMESA, UCELLS, WHERE, Where2.