One of the four "Interdisciplinary Institutes of Artificial Intelligence" in France

3IA Côte d'Azur is one of the four "Interdisciplinary Institutes of Artificial Intelligence" that were created in France in 2019. Its ambition is to create an innovative ecosystem that is influential at the local, national and international level. The 3IA Côte d'Azur institute is led by Université Côte d'Azur in partnership with major higher education and research partners in the region of Nice and Sophia Antipolis: CNRS, Inria, INSERM, EURECOM, ParisTech MINES and SKEMA Business School. The 3IA Côte d'Azur institute is also supported by ECA, Nice University Hospital Center (CHU Nice), CSTB, CNES, Data Science Tech Institute and INRA. The project has also secured the support of more than 62 companies and start-ups. 


3IA Côte d'Azur
4 strategic axes
35 chairs 
20% of the researchers among the highly-cited researchers in Nice-Sophia Antipolis

A budget of € 50M
+ 60 partner companies for
a total amount of € 18.7M

University Côte d'Azur
+ 33 000 students
131 different nationalities
+ 5000 international students

Our main objective is to bring high level academic research and business close together.

by conducting research projects in different fields

by setting up different types of industrial collaboration adapted to companies’ needs

by contributing to training programs dedicated to students

Members of 3IA Côte d'Azur