Technology Transfer Office


Like every year, Institut Curie, which has held the Carnot label for more than 11 years, takes part in the unmissable partnership research event: the Rendez-vous Carnot.

Held this year on October 18 & 19 in Lyon, the event will bring together companies, from start-ups to large groups, from all economic sectors. This innovation event is the ideal time to make R&D contacts and initiate technical or commercial partnerships with other companies.
RDV Carnot
18 Oct
Rendez-vous Carnot 2023
Location: Centre de congrès, Lyon
Organizer: Le Réseau des Carnot

Don't miss this 16th edition of the Rendez-vous Carnot, organized by the Réseau des Carnot, which will take place on  on October 18th & 19th, at the Centre de Congrès in Lyon. What to expect? Access for companies with an innovation project, to R&D players likely to provide solutions.


This annual business convention allows innovation project leaders from companies of all sizes (VSE, SME, ETI, large groups) to meet R&I players capable of meeting their needs: Carnot but also other research laboratories, technical centers, contract research companies and innovation support structures (such as ANRT and CIFRE theses).

Conferences and round tables on:

  • Technologies for business innovation
  • Innovation support systems
  • A large part of testimonials & feedback from companies

Pitch Start-ups and Innovative SMEs winners:

During the 2 days, on a dedicated area of the Innovation Square, about thirty selected start-ups and deeptech SMEs are present to make R&D contacts and initiate technical or commercial partnerships with other companies.

A rich and complete R&D offer on a wide range of topics:

  • The best experts in research and the best specialists in innovation support systems.
  • The Rendez-vous Carnot: the only event that offers a critical mass of R&D skills for all business sectors.
Participants in 2019
Business meetings held
Of the participants identified new partners in 2022