Toulouse innovation

Local academic research: a territory of excellence.

Toulouse, an attractive research landscape

Toulouse University (UFTMP) and the CNRS together make Toulouse the 2nd largest university town in France, with:

  • 7,800 researchers
  • 400 lab teams
  • 110 research units
  • Toulouse Tech Transfer is in charge of managing the IP assets of its shareholders.


Several structures created thanks to the “Investments for the Future” Programs (PIA):

  • IRT (Institut de Recherche Technologique)
  • TWB (Plate-forme Toulouse White Biotechnology)
  • Pôle de recherche hospitalo-universitaire en Cancérologie CAPTOR
  • SATT Toulouse Tech Transfer