The missions of the project mentoring committee are:
The aim of the project mentoring committee, according to the themes and the research progresses (fundamental stage, R&D or transfer) is to advise the lecturers with the most suitable financing solutions. The diversification of calls and financing solutions also enables to provide long-term support to the developments of the laboratory.
For the fundamental research activities, priority is given to ANR projects calls, with or without specific theme. These projects enable the exploration of new theme or on the contrary to go further into a speciality. The national projects such as projects calls launched by the DGCIS (FUI, single inerministrial fund) enable to :
European projects are financing tools used to reach the laboratory excellence, to create an international network of academic and industrial partners, ensure the development of emerging themes.
Projects with small consortium of partners (2 to 6), the project mentoring committee may rather choose financing solutions such as OSEO, in particular to develop an innovation in a new sector of application.
DGA is also a financing structure for projects of the GEMTEX, mainly for the sector of composites.
The aims of the project mentoring committee :