IRT Saint Exupéry, an integrating factor in the “Aeronautics, Space, Embedded Systems” ecosystem in Aquitaine and Midi-Pyrénées Regions
It is also home to leading international research programs and higher education facilities. Research led by RTRA STAE, is being conducted by some 800 researchers in 25 laboratories, and the region is home to ENAC and ISAE – two of the top three aeronautics and aviation schools in France. There are seven higher education facilities for postdoctoral study and together, the Universities of Bordeaux and Toulouse have over 170,000 students.
Its locations mean that the IRT Antoine de Saint Exupéry is ideally placed to be powerful integrator of this innovation ecosystem. Its catchment area includes the Aerospace Valley global competitive cluster, where it has more than 800 members of wich more than 470 SMEs-SMIs.