The goal of Foundation Rennes 1 “Progress, Innovate, Initiate”, a university foundation set up in 2010 by Université de Rennes 1 is to bring the university closer to businesses in order to encourage innovation and socio-economic development.
A tool allowing Université de Rennes 1 to open up to the economic world, Foundation Rennes 1 means:
- new initiatives in cooperation with businesses and local authorities.
- a great network the institution can rely on.
- student initiatives in cooperation with businesses. (Participatory funding establishing contacts, help with communication, etc.)
- support provided for collaborative projects. (Research and training.)
- an area for discussion and exchange between the socio-economic world and Université de Rennes 1.