French Naval Academy Research Institute
The French Naval Academy Research Institute (IRENav) is a pluri-disciplinary research centre oriented to the maritime environment and its sustainable development. One of its main objective is to support the scientific training of the navy cadets at the Naval Academy whose scientific education cover a three-year period at Lanvéoc-Poulmic. IRENav is a member of the national scientific cluster "Europôle Mer", that groups several universities and engineering schools whose research activities are oriented towards the marine environment. IRENav is also nationally recognised as a research center (EA3634), part of the national networks of the “Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Métiers” (Arts et Métiers ParisTech). Moreover, the IRENav develops several national and international partnerships with several universities and research centres. It currently hosts several PhD students members of the doctoral school “Ecole Doctorale des Sciences de la Mer” in its domain of activities.