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 levels. 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. 

  • A budget of € 50M

  • 20% of the highly-cited researchers in computer science are located in Nice-Sophia Antipolis ( ranking)

  • 4 strategic axes

  • 28 current Chairs and 20 Chairs to come

  • + 60 partner companies for a total amount of € 18.7M

  • + 2200 companies

  • + 36 000 employees

  • 4000 researchers

  • More than 33 000 students

  • 131 different nationalities

  • + 5000 international students