Université de Rennes 1 in 2019 Reuters Top 100 for Europe’s most innovative universities

Each year since 2013, Clarivate analytics identify about 180 academic and government European organizations that publish the most academic research. Each candidate is evaluated on 10 different metrics, among which patent filings and research paper citations

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  1. A selective 2019 ranking
  2. Université de Rennes 1’s latest research results acknowledged

A selective 2019 ranking

For the 2019 edition, the list of the organizations selected has been reduced to the one that filed 50 or more patents. Université de Rennes has filed 117 patents for the analysed period (2012-2017) and is part of the 18 French universities that got selected this year. All of the institutions from this Top 100 are considered to produce « orginial research, create useful technology and stimulate the global economy » (Reuters ).

Université de Rennes 1’s latest research results acknowledged


David Alis, President

Université de Rennes 1’s presence in Reuters’s Top 100 ranking clearly demonstrates the importance of the public research, especially in the 30 laboratories that our university hosts in association with national bodies [such as CNRS]. It also reflects the quality of our collaboration with the socio-economic sphered, for almost half of the patents submitted by our university were carried out jointly by our laboratories and companies. The constancy of Université de Rennes 1’s performance in this ranking confirms our development and partnership strategy


Université de Rennes 1's results in Reuters's ranking  - © Reuters, Clarivates Analytics

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