Create a teaching and research chair

Presentation

A Chair is primarily the expression of a lasting relationship of trust between a company and the School, which meets the needs of Teaching and Research, with mutual benefits,

For the company:

  • strong synergies between its industrial R&D and academic research,
  • systematic involvement in the work and documents of the Chair,
  • privileged access to progress in research, in advance of scientific publication,
  • participation in setting educational goals to reflect the needs of the company,
  • special access to students as part of a lasting strategic partnership,
  • contribution to the company’s communication on innovation, contributing to its profile, reputation and prestige,
  • tax advantage: 60% reduction in corporation tax up to a maximum of 0.5% of revenues, under a Corporate Sponsorship Agreement.

For the School:

  • improvement in the quality of its research management systems through focus on the dynamics between the company’s R&D and the research teams,
  • creation of Masters or training programs in response to the needs of partner companies,
  • support for the School’s activities at international level, amongst other things through links with foreign institutions,
  • an enhanced scientific profile for the School’s research functions.

13 teaching and research Chairs for a duration of 5 to 10 years

List of Chairs

City and Mobility Systems

MANAGEMENT OF RISKS, RESOURCES, AND MILIEUS

INDUSTRY OF THE FUTURE

ECONOMY, PRACTICES, SOCIETY

Financing

Our Chairs can be financed by one or more partner companies.

There are two funding options:

  • by capital input
  • by annual payment

The average amount paid into a chair is €250,000 a year over a period of 5 to 10 years.

These payments are used:

  • to pay the holder of the chair and his or her team
  • to run the teaching or research program
  • to purchase and maintain scientific equipment, teaching instruments,
  • for forums, travel…

ADVANTAGES TO COMPANIES

Payments through corporate sponsorship entitle companies to a 60% reduction in corporation tax on the amount paid up to a maximum of 0.5% of revenues.