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ERRIE 2023: Register now!

- Published on 06/04/23

When? 10th and 11th May 2023

Where? IMT Atlantique, campus de Brest, and Université de Bretagne Occidentale/ Institut Universitaire Européen de la Mer – Technopôle Brest Iroise


Région Bretagne, IMT Atlantique and the Université de Bretagne Occidentale are delighted to invite you to the upcoming edition of the European Responsible Research and Innovation Event (ERRIE)!

This event, organized within the framework of the BIENVENÜE programme, aims at providing participants insight and hands-on training on transversal aspects of Science. The programme covers key aspects such as scientific integrity, Open Science, Gender in Science, Innovation, …

A poster session is organized on the 10th May evening for participants to present their work and network in a convivial setting.

You can have a look at the first edition of this event which took place in Rennes in April 2022.


Provisionnal agenda (updated 20.04.)

Wednesday 10th May – Sessions will be at IMT Atlantique

9:00        Opening Speech

9:30 – 10:00   Women, society and science with Marie Jarrell, BIENVENÜE post-doctoral fellow at IMT Atlantique

10:00 – 11:00 How do scientific theories arise? with Vincent Jullien, Université de Nantes, Professor of history and philosophy of science

11:00 – 12:15    Environmental Ethics in rEsearch: moving from an economic to an environmental logic with Audrey Villot, Associate Professor at IMT Atlantique

Lunch at the administrative restaurant at IMT Atlantique

14:00 – 15:00    Data Security: focus data vs business with Arrah-Marie Jo, Associate Professor in Economics at IMT Atlantique

15:00 – 15:45    In recent months many hospitals have had their data hacked. How to protect medical information and personal data? Opportunity to address the themes of Big Data and data encryption with Professor Gouenou Coatrieux, Professor at IMT Atlantique

Coffee Break

16:00 – 17:30    Workshops

Workshop 1 – ERC Grants, why not me? with Gael Hamon, European Project Officer at 2PE

Workshop 2 – Scientific project management with Charlotte Langlais, Associate Professor at the Mathematical and Electrical Engineering Department of IMT Atlantique

Workshop 3 – “Bullying and Sexual Gender Based Violence” with Sandrine Vaton, Professor, Gender Equality referent at IMT Atlantique, and Violette Zecchi, Université de Grenoble Alpes

17:45 – 18:30    Poster Session

19:15 – 21:00    Cocktail and dinner at IMT Atlantique


Thursday 11th May – Sessions will be at IUEM/UBO – Amphi A

8:30 – 9:30     Scientific integrity: ethic principles, fraud and plagiarism – discussion session with the participants with Pierre Cointe, Emeritus Professor of Computer Science and Scientific Integrity Officer at IMT Atlantique and Henri Maitre, Emeritus Professor and Scientific Integrity Officer at IMT

9:30 – 10:30    Open science: issues, tools and recommandations with Dr Benoit Pier, research director at CNRS – Centrale Lyon, member of the Steering Committee of the Comité pour la Science Ouverte

10:30 – 10:45   Break

10:45 – 11:45    Carbon footprint and research with Olivier Ragueneau, Director of Research in Political Sociology of Science and Sustainability Science at UBO


13:30 – 14:00    Testimonial of an IMT alumni Jelena Pesic. 2012 PhD graduate, she has an experience in European project management and is involved in the “Strong Her” program at Nokia

14:00 – 15:00    Innovation: why? how to? Perspectives in Brittany – a panel discussion with Hélène Morin, European Projects Head at Bretagne Development Innovation, Elise Petit-Rodat from SATT Ouest Valorisation, Pauline Presse from Technopôle Brest-Iroise, Juliana Carvajal from Pôle Mer Atlantique, and testimonials from projects leaders at the IMT Atlantique Souha Nazir and Thibault Pollina

Coffee Break

15:00 – 16:30    Workshops

Workshop 1: How to find innovation ideas from my research results? (speaker to be confirmed)

Workshop 2: Communicating across cultures : building mutual understanding. Researchers are constantly adapting to different cultures and professional contexts, whether in the laboratory, with international collaborators or during scientific stays abroad. Language difficulties and cultural differences can play a role in daily work. This workshop will allow you to exchange in project mode so that you can better interact in different cultural contexts.

17:00 – end of the event


Who can participate?

All young researchers (post-doc, doctoral students) working in Brittany are welcome to this event, as well as their supervisors.

Participation is free of charge and includes two lunches and the dinner after the poster session.


How to register?

Register before 30th April at https://ec.europa.eu/eusurvey/runner/ERRIE2023_register

Please note that the event is limited to 100 participants and registration works on the “first come first served” principle.

You will receive a confirmation of your registration within three working days.

On the poster session: If you wish to participate to the poster session, you can choose to print yourself your poster or let the organization team do so. If you are interested in the latter, you will have to send the file by April 24th at the latest to the organization team (precise instructions will be sent mid-april).

For any question, please contact: msca-bienvenue@bretagne.bzh


Practical Information

The event will take place at the Technopôle Brest Iroise at IMT Atlantique and UBO/IUEM.

IMT Atlantique, campus de Brest, Technopôle Brest-Iroise , 655 avenue du technôpole, 29238 Brest cedex 03.

How to reach IMT Atlantique – Campus de Brest : https://www.imt-atlantique.fr/en/about/campus/brest-campus/arriving-train

UBO/IUEM, rue Dumont d’Urville, 29280 Plouzané

How to reach UBO/ IUEM : https://www-iuem.univ-brest.fr/practical-information/?lang=en

From Brest city center, take the bus 2 heading “Direction Technopôle” and get down the “Technopôle Plouzané” stop to reach IMT Atlantique, and get down the “De Rochon” stop to reach UBO/IUEM . More info on the bus network: https://www.bibus.fr/


Travel and accommodation are at the charge of every participant. Find below recommendations for accommodation:

  1. The Maisel – Maison des étudiants : 30 individual rooms are available for ERRIE participants (Price per night : 36€) on Campus for the nights from 9th to 11th May. Please contact directly the Maisel to book a room: https://www.imt-atlantique.fr/fr/campus/pratique/hebergement/maison-eleve-brest-maisel
  2. Hotel Ibis Budget – Port de Commerce: https://all.accor.com/hotel/6562/index.fr.shtml?dateIn=&nights=&compositions=1&stayplus=false&snu=false#origin=ibis
  3. Hotel de la Gare – Cit’hotel: https://www.booking.com/hotel/fr/citotel-de-la-gare-brest.fr.html
  4. Hôtel de Saint-Louis in Brest city center: https://brest-hotel.com/



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