Access and Information

Access and Information

To reach the Institut des Matériaux de Nantes (IMN) from the Nantes SNCF train station or Nantes Atlantique Airport, you can use the Naolib transportation network. It is important to purchase only one ticket for your initial journey to the conference, as complimentary passes will be available onsite to facilitate your subsequent travel around the city during the event.

Train: SNCF station Nantes

From Nantes SNCF Train Station:

Upon your arrival, cross the station to reach the "Gare Nord" exit towards Jardin des Plantes. Take tram line 1, direction François Mitterrand, and alight at the "Commerce" stop. Switch to tram line 2, direction Orvault Grand Val, and get off at the "Michelet - Sciences" stop.

Upon exiting the "Michelet - Sciences" stop, cross the street and enter Nantes University through the large metallic gate directly opposite the tram stop. The Institut des Matériaux de Nantes (IMN) is located about 100 meters from here, on the right. Signage will be available to guide you.

Plane: Nantes Atlantique Airport

From Nantes Atlantique Airport:

Take the airport shuttle that connects Nantes Atlantique Airport to the Nantes SNCF train station (estimated time: 30 minutes). Alight at the "Gare Sud" (South Station) stop. Cross the station to reach the "Gare Nord" (North Station) exit on the Jardin des Plantes side. Then, take tram line 1, direction François Mitterrand, to the "Commerce" stop. Transfer to tram line 2, direction Orvault Grand Val, and get off at the "Michelet - Sciences" stop.

Conference Venue

Institut des Matériaux de Nantes (IMN)
2 Rue de la Houssinière, 44322 Nantes, France

Gala Dinner

Lieu Unique
2 Rue de la Biscuiterie, 44000 Nantes, France

The Institut des Matériaux de Nantes (IMN) is located at the heart of Nantes University (Lombarderie campus), within a dynamic environment dedicated to research and innovation.

This leading institute is renowned for its significant contributions in the fields of materials and technology, making it an ideal venue for conferences and workshops focused on the latest scientific advancements.

Access: The Institut des Matériaux de Nantes (IMN) is easily accessible using public transport. You can take tram line 2 to the "Michelet - Sciences" stop, which is directly in front of the university's main entrance. This stop is less than 100 meters from the IMN, making your journey quick and convenient from any point in the city.

Le Lieu Unique, a former biscuit factory (LU), stands out for its industrial architecture and creative atmosphere.

Access: Le Lieu Unique is easily accessible via tram line 1, stopping at "Duchesse Anne - Château des Ducs de Bretagne", just a few minutes' walk from the station. This proximity to public transport enables easy and convenient access for all our guests.

We look forward to welcoming you to a memorable evening that combines gastronomy and culture in a unique setting.