An interface between the University and the socio-economic world
serving projects brought up by students and researchers
Poitiers Université Foundation has officially been launched in June, 2009 by 23 founders of which ITRON : companies, private individuals, or local and regional authorities and professional organizations.
Its goals : Constitute – thanks to the donations collected among companies and communities – an additional financing for the University of Poitiers so that the University can make a priority of the development of the relationships with the socio-economic world and the partnership, thus confirming its will to comfort its involvement on the territory where it is located to adapt its training offer to the market requirements and to promote the employability of its Graduates.
The Foundation is entering its 9th year of existence and despite a complicated economic environment, it managed to maintain the founders’ and contributors’ interest and to encourage some new ones to join in. So far, the Foundation counts on more than 50 companies as members.
The actions of the University of Poitiers naturally fit in with the 3 scopes of action identified since its creation, whether it concerns the programmes on private funds, programmes in partnership or arrowed donations.