Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS, Canada)
The Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS) is a Canadian graduate research institute composed of four research and teaching centers located in different cities (Montréal, Laval, Varennes and Quebec: Canada). INRS plays a key role in the advancement of scientific knowledge and the training of highly qualified workers in strategic sectors of research, both in Quebec and in the rest of the world. In 2014, the INRS and the DFA have undersigned an agreement for research cooperation within the PhD course in Physics based at DFA and the PhD course in Sciences de l'énergie et des matériaux based at INRS, Centre Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications. The agreement specifically includes mobility of research/teaching staff and of PhD students, and the establishment of a "double PhD".