Nominated in 2020 for the INPI Trophies, RS2E sees its industrial development policy rewarded by the French National Institute of Intellectual Property (INPI).
Interviewed on this occasion by a member of the latter institution, Dr. Cédric Chazel, responsible for this part for our network, recalls the importance for a research federation of having a substantial and well-built patent portfolio.
“Industrial property (IP) is an essential means of promoting our research work and legitimizing its importance. Having a solid industrial property strategy is a excellent communication tool that shows the innovative nature of our research. [...] Finally, and this is one of the most important reasons, the protection of our results with intangible assets is a sine qua non condition for researchers to be able to participate in the creation of start-ups... "
The full interview (in French) can be found by following this link: https://www.inpi.fr/fr/innovation/trophees/les-laboratoires-du-reseau-rs2e-developpent-les-batteries-du-futur