- BioFIT 2010
- Coopération Européenne
- BioFIT 2010
- NutrEvent 2011
- The Nutrition, Healthcare, Longevity Cluster
A COMPLETE TRAINING STRUCTURE IN BIOHEALTH FIELDS
WITH NEARLY 155,000 STUDENTS INCLUDING MORE THAN 15,000 IN THE LIFE SCIENCES AND HEALTH, 7 UNIVERSITIES AND 23 ENGINEERING SCHOOLS THAT TRAIN 10% OF THE COUNTRY’S ENGINEERS, THE NORD-PAS DE CALAIS REGION REPRESENTS THE 2ND LARGEST ACADEMIC AREA IN FRANCE.
Many schools and universities provide special training in healthcare and food :
The Higher National School of Chemistry of Lille, Polytech’Lille, the Institute Lillois of Health Engineering (ILIS), the Higher Institute of Agriculture (ISA), Ecole Centrale of Lille (Higher School in Engineering), School of Medicine, School of Pharmaceutical and Biological Sciences, School of Odontology, etc.
TRAINING IN THE LILLE METROPOLITAN AREA :
Higher-level training for companies .
4 universités :
• Science and Technology (Lille I),
• Law and Health (Lille II),
• Literature, Art and Social Sciences (Lille III),
• Polytechnicum (Catholic University).
As for the life sciences and health, the University of Law and Health (Lille 2) includes :
The Medical School Henri Warembourg
grants 400 diplomas for general and specialised medicine per year. It has many contacts with INSERM, CNRS and the Pasteur Institute of Lille. Part of the research teams are in fact led by lecturers from the Medical School.
The School of Pharmaceutical and Biological Science
With its large number of students, it is ranked 3rd in France after the two Parisian universities. Every year 170 students receive diplomas. At the end of their program of study, students are able to specialise in pharmacy, industry or biology.
The School of Odontology
It is accredited for giving higher study Certificates (CES), advanced study degrees (DEA), certificates of clinical study as well as university degrees. There are approximately 450 students in the graduate levels and 180 in the post-graduate levels.
Institute of Pharmaceutical Chemistry (ICP)
This Institute was created in 1996 to bring together within a single structure centred basically on research in pharmaceutical chemistry, participants with different backgrounds, pharmaceutical, medical or scientific. It takes part in providing specialised training to students in the second or third cycle of study. The laboratory’s main activity is that of seeking contracts in the pharmaceutical chemistry for industrial partners. This collaboration has often led to patents.
The professional University Institute (IUP) in Health Engineering (ILIS)
Recently set up, the ambition of this institute is to train executives in the biomedical sectors as well as in the health, food processing and environmental fields. It issues about 80 degrees per year.
11 engineering schools :
CENTRALE LILLE (former Industrial Institute of the Nord Region-IDN),
ENIC Ecole New School of Engineering and Communication,
ENSAIT Higher National School of Arts and the Textile Industry,
ENSAM Higher National School of Industrial Arts & Crafts,
ENSCL Higher National School of Chemistry of Lille, ,
ESTIT Higher School of Industrial Techniques and Textiles,
POLYTECH’LILLE Polytechnic School of the Lille University,
HEI Higher Industrial Studies,
ICAM Catholic Engineering Institute,
ISA Higher Institute of Agriculture,
ISEN Higher Institute of Electronics of the Nord Region.
5 Business and Management schools :
EDHEC School of Higher Business Studies of the Nord Region,
ESC LILLE Higher School of Trade and Business,
EFSI Institute of Corporate Economy and Social Training for Engineers,
IESEG Institute of Scientific Economy and Management,
ISCID Higher Institute of Foreign Trade of Dunkirk.
Other higher training :
Higher School of Journalism, ranked first in Europe,
Institute of Political Studies (IEP),
Institute of Communication and Technical Strategies (ISTC).
Multilingual education thanks to the Lille Metropolitan Area's international propensity.
Bilingual courses are taught from primary school up to the Baccalaureate examination in the Lille Metropolitan Area. The Jeanine Manuel Active Bilingual School has opened a middle school and high school with classes welcoming foreign students; the subjects are taught in French and in English. The students prepare for the International "BAC" exam. Japanese courses are provided for children from nursery school up to middle school level at the “Louise de Bettignies” school in La Madeleine. 2 European establishments: The European middle school, Carnot, and the European high school, Montebello.