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Assistance for startup creation

  • Toulouse Tech Transfer, https://www.toulouse-tech-transfer.com/en/, the TTO of CNRS in Toulouse has a specific service dedicated to assistance and coaching related to the creation of startups.
  • The Contracts and Partnership service of LAAS headed by Laurent Perez is also able to give first advice to any LAAS’ agent who wants to create a spin-off.
  • Specific courses are organized by CNRS, LAAS, and Toulouse Tech Transfer to promote and assist each category of personnel (Ph.D. Student, permanent researcher, Engineer, …) on startup creation matters.

Preparation, advice, and submission of patents

  • First advice about patents is given by internal resources at LAAS in the Contracts and Partnership service. Toulouse Tech Transfer, TTO of CNRS at Toulouse has in charge to prepare, advice and submit patent own only by CNRS for LAAS. In the case of patent co-owned with an industrial partner, the Industrial partner will be able to take this task in charge if wanted.

Industrial outreach


Coronavirus pandemic

Dear TERRINet applicants and future users,

we sincerely hope that you are staying safe in these challenging times that we are facing at the moment. The current emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic has deeply changed our lives. The recent and progressive lock-down forced us to reorganize our working routines in smart working modalities and to shut down the TERRINet infrastructures. Therefore, we regret to inform you that Trans-National Access has been suspended until further notice.

However, we would like to reassure you that we will keep evaluating the proposals submitted for Trans-National Access regularly. Indeed, despite access cannot be allowed for a while, the selected users will be queued and access will take over gradually as soon as the situation will allow it. We also inform you that a special application mechanism has been settled in TERRINet to mitigate the delays that will occur due to the COVID-19.

The Open Call no. 4 is currently open: we are accepting proposals under the new mechanism called "first come, first served". Proposals are directly forwarded to the evaluation panel as soon as they are submitted. Proposals submitted closer to the deadline will be dispatched after that. The deadline for the Open Call n.4 will be on May 31, 2020.

Do not hesitate! Get this unique opportunity to be granted with fully-covered access (including travel and accommodation costs) to 15 leading European robotics labs and 100+ best robotic platforms and to get in touch with leading robotic experts. 

For any additional questions, please, contact us at info@terrinet.eu

 Let's take this time of the world calming down to plan our future. 

Stay safe.  

TERRINet team