IFP Energies nouvelles is a public-sector research, innovation and training center active in the fields of energy, transport and the environment.
250 M€ R&D budget 1600 R&D staff
160 PhD students
12 900 active patents
750 papers published per year
Mission: to provide public players and industry with efficient, economical, clean and sustainable technologies to take up the challenges facing society in terms of climate change, energy diversification and water resource management. It boasts world-class expertise.
Cross-disciplinary R&D teams
Representing over 50 professions, from geological engineers to powertrain engineers, IFP Energies nouvelles’ employees form a unique body of globally recognized scientific specialists and an unparalleled network of expertise. In order to carry out their research work at the cutting-edge of innovation, they have access to an extremely high-quality technical environment, in terms of both facilities and testing resources.
The aim of IFP Energies nouvelles’ R&D programs is to overcome existing scientific and technological barriers in order to develop innovations that can be used by industry.
Innovation, a driving force for growth
Through its research and resulting innovations, IFP Energies nouvelles fosters the economic development of fields related to the energy, transport and eco-industry sectors. In so doing, it also contributes to creating wealth and jobs. IFP Energies nouvelles’ innovations are developed industrially through close partnerships with industrial players and IFP Energies nouvelles Group subsidiaries. In both emerging and mature markets, IFP Energies nouvelles creates companies or acquires shareholdings in companies of significant potential, either directly or via capital funds. In addition, IFP Energies nouvelles supports the development of SMEs and SMIs as part of collaboration agreements, contributing its technical and legal expertise.
Training, a vector for competitiveness
Against the backdrop of a rapidly-changing energy sector, IFP School and IFP Training provide industry with the highly-qualified personnel it requires to take up current and future technological, economic and environmental challenges. IFP School operates within an international environment and provides young graduate engineers with advanced postgraduate programs in the fields of energy, motor vehicles and the environment. Over 600 students from throughout the world graduate from IFP School each year. IFP Training, an IFP Energies nouvelles subsidiary, offers training programs to almost 15,000 employees from industry every year, securing their competitiveness.
Information, a catalyst for progress
IFP Energies nouvelles has built up a unique fund of knowledge as a result of several decades of research and scientific & industrial expertise. This extensive library of knowledge is made available to the widest possible audience with a view to informing and enriching collective and individual decisions regarding current and future energy and environmental issues.
IFP Energies nouvelles has proven expertise across the entire value chain, from fundamental research to industrial research and innovation. It is funded both by a State budget and by resources provided by private French and foreign international partners.