Objective of the project

Create links, both academic and scientific, between Saint-Etienne in the region Rhône-Alpes (France) and Campana in the province of Buenos Aires (Argentina), around the metal-mechanical sector and its new developments, in order to promote the establishment of a structural and lasting cooperation between our regions.

Project Phases

1. VIRTUAL ENGINEERING CAMPUS: Participate in our virtual classroom !

What it is : Online courses and downloadable documents
Topic : Innovative subjects in the field of mechanical engineering (surface engineering,  additive manufacturing, manufacturing technologies, heat treatment…)
Speakers : Specialists in the field, research professors in one of the partner institutions or company representatives
Audience : Teachers and students from partner institutions
Frequency : Once a month
Period : March to July 2016
Language : English
Where to connect :


2. SMEF 2016: Sustainable Mechanical Engineering Forum

What it is : Franco-Argentinian meeting to the use of students of Mechanical Engineering of the partner institutions and their faculty members.
Program : Conferences (academic, scientific and professional), thematic discussion workshops, language courses, company visits, mini-project to be implemented in mixed groups, cultural activities.
SMEF goal : Highlight of our Virtual Engineering Campus, the SMEF allows students and faculty members to draw a picture of the progress made in the metal-mechanical sector as well as to anticipate upcoming ones. It may generate research projects as well as joint mobility projects between the partner institutions and regions.
Location : UTN-FRD, Campana, Argentina
Dates : 8 to 20 August 2016
How to register : Application form available upon request at your national contact  point (see last page).

Reasons for participating

1. Live an international experience and validate mobility credits
2. Gain access to different courses and knowledge
3. Participate in a new educational experience !


On the French side

Ecole Nationale d’Ingénieurs de Saint-Etienne (ENISE)
Legal representative : Prof. Roland FORTUNIER, Director
Address : 58 rue Jean Parot, 42023 SAINT-ETIENNE cedex 2, FRANCE
Web site :
Project coordinator : Prof. Philippe BERTRAND, Director of Studies and Innovation – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (et This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

On the Argentinian side

Universidad Tecnológica Nacional – Facultad Regional Delta (FRD-UTN)
Legal representative :Ing. Miguel Ángel SOSA, Decano
Address : San Martin 1171, 2804 Campaña, Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA
Web site :
Project coordinator : Ing. Adriana Veronica FEA - Subsecretaria de Vinculación Tecnológica y Transferencia - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Project financially supported by the region Auvergne - Rhône -Alpes.

ENISE Ecole nationale d'ingénieurs de Saint-Etienne
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