Partner laboratories

Any researcher and their research area must be integrated in a certified research laboratory, and therefore able to be assessed by the [French] Research and Higher Education Assessment Agency (AERES).

Partner certified laboratories

Laboratoire d’Electrotechnique et d’Electronique de Puissance (L2EP-EA2697). HEI is one of the four supervisory institutions of L2EP, with the University Lille1, the Ecole Centrale de Lille and the Centre Arts et Métiers ParisTech de Lille.

Laboratoire de Génie Civil et de géo-Environnement (LGCgE-EA 4515). HEI is one of five supervisory institutions of LGCgE, with the University Lille1, the University of Artois, the ISA and the School of Mines in Douai.

Laboratoire de Génie des Matériaux et des Textiles (GEMTEX-EA2461)

The French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (Inserm)

Lille Economy & Management Laboratory (LEM-UMR CNRS 8179)

Laboratory for Multidisciplinary Research into Systems, Mechanics and Energy Engineering (PRISME EA4229, University of Orléans)

Research center in Computer Science, Signal and Automatic Control of Lille.

The laboratory “Unité Matériaux Et Transformations”.

Laboratoire de Mécanique de Lille (LML-UMR CNRS 8107)

Structuring agreements

  • Grouping of Scientific Interest Advanced Textile Materials (GIS MTA) combining the National Higher School of Arts and Textile Industries (ENSAIT), HEI, the Higher National School of Chemistry in Lille (ENSCL), the School of Mines IN Douai and the Pasteur Institute in Lille as founding members. In 2012, 3 new members were associated with the GIS MTA: INSERM U703 of Lille, ENSIAME UVHC of Valenciennes and the Central School of Lille.


  • Biomedical Signals Processing Unit (UTSB) associating the Free Faculty of Medicine (FLM), the Hospital Grouping of the Catholic Institute of Lille (GHICL) and HEI.