Research is the primary source of innovation. Performing research that adds value is one of the key missions of Ecole Centrale de Lyon. To do this, the Ecole has created or participated in the creation of multiple departments, including:
- An Internal Service - Service Partenariat Recherche et Valorisation
- A Private Subsidiary - Centrale Innovation
- A Scientific Centre - Centre Scientifique Auguste Moiroux
- An Institute - Institut Carnot- Ingénierie@Lyon
- An Incubator of Enterprises - Créalys
- A common platform for the transfer of technologies - Lyon Sciences Transfert
More information on each can be found in French following the links.