The Institut Mines-Télécom is firmly established as a major player in ICT research through its active participation in national and European research programs. The Institut Mines-Télécom is also a dynamic player in the development of businesses and innovative markets through its support for business start-ups and the activities of its incubators.
Its mission to provide a public teaching and research service places the Institut Mines-Télécom at the very heart of the major challenge that mastering ICT represents for the community. A pole of reference on an international scale, it helps to establish the key role played on the world stage by French industry in the field of ICT.
Each year, the Institut Mines-Télécom trains around 3,400 top-level engineers and managers covering all dimensions forming the basis of the information society.Through its life-long learning activities, it plays a leading role in developing the expertise of managers in the sector thereby providing support to a constantly evolving sector.
The advent of the information society leads to a significant increase in the requirements for expertise in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). It means that national industries are obliged to innovate on a permanent basis, relying in particular on the dynamism of public research.