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Why Choose Leti?

Why Choose Leti?

To maximize gains and minimize risks in R&D
Research & Development is needed for tech companies to innovate and succeed in their markets. Choosing to cooperate with a partner can be a crucial step toward achieving desired progress.  


Published on 28 February 2017

To maximize gains and minimize risks in R&D

Research & Development is needed for tech companies to innovate and succeed in their markets. Choosing to collaborate with a partner can be a crucial step toward achieving desired progress.  

  • Multi-Disciplinary Experts
    Leti is composed of 2000 professionals, who are ardent about promoting industry through innovation: Experienced researchers, applications engineers, business managers, administrative support staff. A large majority of Leti's staff have a private company business background. It employs around 100 internationally recognized scientific experts and/or members of worldwide scientific community and almost 400 PhD and Post-Doc students are also present on site, representing a constant source of fresh inspiration.


  • World Class Facilities
    Over the years, Leti has invested heavily in its research laboratories and facilities to secure its place as a premier research institute worldwide. It is now home to hi-tech microelectronics cleanrooms, a range of advanced characterization tools that are unique in the world, the latest test benches and unparalleled pre-clinical and clinical research platforms.


  • Patent Policy 
    Leti's business model is built around its intellectual property policy, which aims to ensure systematic patent protect of all new discoveries. It relies on dedicated internal resources and on a network of recognized experts in each field to manage intelligently one of the world's largest patent portfolios. This is imperative to our capacity to offer future partners a competitive advantage and to safeguard their market positions.


  • Customized Projects
    The other cornerstone of Leti's business model is its commitment to fulfilling its partners' strategies and needs through close collaboration. Leti is committed to building customized, exclusive bilateral research programs tailored to partners' road maps and proposed resources. Leti's objective is to allow its clients to industrialize quickly and to market the innovations developed in its laboratories.


  • Ecosystem 
    No research institute, no matter how well-equipped, can prosper without working in synergy a network of networks. Universities, engineering schools, other research institutes, investors, businesses, etc., in France, Europe and beyond... Leti has carefully fostered close relationships with a broad body of collaborators, thereby creating an ecosystem conducive to developing partners' innovations.   


  • European Projects
    Leti is an established presence in the EU and maintains close links with its partner institutions. It receives funding from the European Commission for its major research programs and is one of the most generously funded institutes in Europe. Leti is a well-known and reliable partner; over 30% of its submitted projects gain approval and are duly funded. Leti is also a key player in terms of building ambitious cooperation programs with Asia (Japan, South Korea and Taiwan).