What we do



Higher education, research, learning and training

We support the following projects in higher education, research and training.

ISAE-SUPAERO / Private Sector Research Partnerships:

  • AIRBUS ISAE CEDAR " Chair for the Eco-Design of Aircrafts
  • Safran ISAE- SUPAERO - HEC "Chair for Management of innovative programs applied to the aerospace sector
  • AXA-ISAE Chair in Neuroergonomics for flight safety
  • NUCLETUDES Chair on radiations impact on space systems design
  • Technological Innovation and Entrepreneurship Chair founded by École Polytechnique, ISAE-SUPAERO, Zodiac Aerospace and BNP Paribas and supported by X and ISAE SUPAERO Foundations

Prize awarding for ISAE-SUPAERO PhD candidates

We aim to award 10 to 15% of ISAE SUPAERO PhD candidates. Since 2010, each of our awarded PhD candidates has receives a €1.000 grant. The selection of recipients is based on two criteria :
  • Excellence in science
  • Opportunities in the field of application of the research


Etudiants Crédits : ISAE-Supaéro Aude Lemarchand


Banc d'essai moteur Crédits ISAE-Supaéro Aude Lemarchand



Scholarship funds for international mobility

  • Grants to send ISAE SUPAERO students abroad
  • Grants to welcome foreign students for Master studies at the Institute
  • Grants to send ISAE SUPAERO teacher-researchers abroad
  • Grants to welcome foreign teachers-researchers at the Institute
Examples of specific scholarship programs funded by the private sector through the Foundation:
  • MBDA Program of excellence for INDIA at ISAE-SUPAERO
  • MBDA Program of Excellence for Indonesia at ISAE-SUPAERO



Social openness and opportunity

Through OSE-ISAE Program, ISAE-SUPAERO Foundation supports social diversity and the promotion of sciences and higher education among high school students in remote areas. It includes for example tutoring programs, campus tours, workshops...

What OSE-ISAE team does

  • promote the professional insertion of disabled persons, in particular by raising awareness of our students and supporting youth access to higher education
  • undertake tutoring actions for high school students in sensitive urban areas or remote areas,
  • promote the Institute and the aeronautical and space fields via campus tours -implement science discovery through common projects or scientific workshops,
  • inform teenagers about higher education and career opportunities, fight prejudices and stimulate their motivation.


Encourage entrepreneurship

ISAE-SUPAERO Foundation supports entrepreneurship and the related education programs and initiatives among our student

Example of our partnership with private sector: turned toward entrepreneurship and innovation :
Technological Innovation and Entrepreneurship Chair founded by École Polytechnique, ISAE-SUPAERO, Zodiac Aerospace and BNP Paribas and supported by X and ISAE SUPAERO Foundations


Excellence and innovative pedagogy

We support student extracurricular and pedagogical projects as well as pedagogy, practice, and teaching innovation. For instance we help the following innovative projects: Soyouz-Cansat and Rêv'ailes which respectively focuses on prototyping a mini space rocket and its satellite, and a plane with disabled access. We also support AirExpo air show which is organized by our students each year.

We are also looking for donations to support building enhancement such as our future Learning Centre.