The LyonTech - La Doua campus

The LyonTech-la Doua campus is « green » and vibrant

CPE Lyon is on the scientific domain of La Doua in Villeurbanne, beside Lyon.

The LyonTech-La Doua Campus aims to become a world reference in cleantech by applying its two domains of excellence: chemistry and engineering in the promotion of sustainable development. The rehabilitated 220000 m2 meet the HQE (High Quality Environmental) standard. Green means of transport will be favored, with a cycle network and a preference for pedestrian zones.

The campus in figures



This 100-hectare education and research cluster gathers

  • Higher education establishments: University Claude Bernard – Lyon 1, including two IUT’s (University Institute of Technology) and the Polytech, Lyon National Institute of Applied Sciences (INSA), and ENSSIB (Higher National School of Information Science and Libraries),
  • 80 research laboratories, under the direction of national organizations (CNRS, INSERM, INRA and INRIA), as well as organizations valorizing research,
  • 50 high-tech companies,
  • Technical and industrial centers,
  • Further-education centers.

The 9 sectors of excellence on the LyonTech-La Doua campus are:

  • Communication science and information technology
  • Chemistry, catalysis and process engineering
  • Biology, biochemistry and health
  • Energy, the environment and sustainable development
  • Materials and their applications
  • Mechanics, metrology
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Earth science