The “Sorbonne Paris Cité” project was short-listed by the panel, on Sunday 6 November 2011, for the 2nd stage of the call for Initiatives d’excellence (Idex) projects of the “Grand emprunt”. 5 of the 11 projects submitted in September 2011 were short-listed: those from the research and higher education centres of Sorbonne Paris Cité, Aix-Marseille University, Lorraine University, HESAM and Paris-Saclay campus.

Project applications must be finalised by 8 December 2011. They will be in competition with the 4 projects short-listed in the first stage of this call for projects – Grenoble, Lyon-Saint-Etienne, Sorbonne Universities and Toulouse. The projects will again be assessed by an international panel. The winners of this 2nd stage of Idex should be announced in February 2012.

Published on 10 November 2011