The information and communication technologies clusterThe information and communication technologies cluster

Centres of excellence

  • Image & networks
  • Wireless technologies
  • Telecommunication services
  • Digital television
  • Software technologies
  • Information system security

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Recruitment potential

  •  745 IT graduates per year in Rennes, i.e. 10% of the total number of graduates in France as a whole
  •  5,200 IT students out of a total student intake of 58,500

Timetable of new research centres

2010 - SmarDTV (Kudelski group)

2008 - ST-Ericsson

2007 - NXP Semiconductors (The Netherlands)

2005 - Motorola (United-states) - Renesas Design (Japan)

2003 - Silicon Laboratories (United-states) - Texas Instruments (United-states)

2002 - IETR (Institut d'électronique et de télécommunications de Rennes)

2000 - Rohm LSI Systems (Japan)

1999 - Cégétel SI (today SFR SI)

1997 - Mitsubishi Electric Telecom Europe/R&D (Japan)

1996 - Philips Semiconductors (Netherlands)- Itis/Groupe Harris Broadcast (United-states)

1995 - Mitsubishi Electric ITE/R&D (Japan)

1994 - AT&T Bell Labs (United-states)

1992 - Wandel and Goltermann (Germany)

1991 - Canon Research Centre France (Japan)

1985 - Alcatel

1978 - Transpac (today Orange Business Services)

1975 - Irisa/Inria

1972 - Thomson

1972 - CCETT (common laboratory of France Télécom and TDF, today Orange Labs)

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