CentraleSupélec is a renowned French engineering school with a high level in education and research (18 research laboratories, 4700 students (Engineer, Master, MS, PhD), 365 teachers-researchers and researchers, 140 companies partners, 200 universities partners in 45 countries).

The two involved laboratories are Laboratory of Chemical Engineering and Materials LGPM (microalgae processes and modelling, including biofilm-based processes), and Laboratory of Signal and Systems L2S (identification, estimation and control of bioprocesses, including microalgae cultivation).

CentraleSupélec is part of Université Paris-Saclay (65 000 students, 10 000 Masters and 4600 PhD programs (40% international), 9000 researchers, 120 ERC grants, 20 Doctoral Schools. The ESRs will benefit from the facilities proposed by CentraleSupélec and Université Paris- Saclay. The ESR enrolled by CentraleSupélec will be enrolled into a doctoral program of Université Paris-Saclay.