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The commissioning of France's first offshore wind turbine was a major milestone for Centrale Nantes in 2018. With a strong commitment to the development of Marine Renewable Energies, the school confirmed its active role in this field, notably through participation in various European projects, but also through the launch of a new Erasmus Mundus training programme.

2018 saw major successes for the research laboratoires with two world firsts in additive manufacturing. Big names in the automotive industry continued to place their trust in the school by renewing and signing new industrial research chairs.

A record year in terms of student numbers, 2018 marked a significant rise in the proportion of international students. They bear witness to Centrale Nantes' growing attractiveness beyond national borders.

Health for engineering, a growing field at Centrale Nantes, made remarkable headway in 2018, establishing itself as a major research focus for the school.

2018 saw Centrale Nantes make its entry into the prestigious Times Higher Education World University Rankings in the top 5 French engineering schools.
Published on January 21, 2020 Updated on February 7, 2020