Our School thus performs much of its research in partnerships and consortia with industrial groups, SMEs and public bodies.
The School prioritizes the protection and promotion of its inventions. The current portfolio includes 45 patents and 35 software programs.
It encourages technology transfers and the creation of innovative start-ups based on the fruits of its research.
Telecom ParisTech is committed to the policy of framework agreements that have been arranged between the Institut Telecom, France Télécom and Alcatel.
The School’s researchers participate in a range of standardization bodies: IETF, W3C, MPEG, etc.
The School supports the start-up of businesses by its graduates and each year, 30 projects and start-ups enter its business incubators. Research carried out by the school creates concrete links with the 130 companies that have passed through the "ParisTech Entrepreneurs" - Institut Telecom/Paris Tech joint business incubator , and which has supported more than 185 projects since its creation in 1999.