IFSTTAR – INSTITUT FRANCAIS DES SCIENCES ET TECHNOLOGIES DES TRANSPORTS, DE L’AMENAGEMENT ET DES RESEAUX / FRENCH
INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FOR TRANSPORT, DEVELOPMENT AND NETWORKS
IFSTTAR, is a player in the European research on the city and the territories, transportation and civil engineering, born in 2011 from the merger of INRETS and LCPC, is a Public Institution of a Scientific and Technical Nature, under the joint supervision of the ministry of ecology, sustainable development and energy and the ministry of higher education and research.
IFSTTAR’s role is to carry out development and innovation in the areas of urban engineering, civil engineering, and construction materials, natural hazards, the transportation of persons and goods, systems and means of transport and their safety, infrastructure, and investigate their uses and impacts from the technical, economic, social, health, energy, environmental and human points of view.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 610453.