The Institute of Nanotechnology of Lyon (INL) is a Joint Research Unit (UMR 5270) whose supervision is the CNRS, the ECL, the INSA, the University Lyon 1 and CPE Lyon. INL’s mission is to develop multidisciplinary technological research in the field of micro and nanotechnologies and their applications. Research activities extends from materials to systems, and laboratory relies on the technological platform Lyon NanoLyon. Areas of application cover major economic sectors: the semiconductor industry, information technology, life and health technologies, energy and the environment.
The laboratory is multi-sites with locations on the campuses of Ecully and Lyon-Tech La Doua. It includes around 200 people including 121 permanent staff. INL is a major player in the Research and Teaching Pole.