Section: Partnerships and Cooperations

International Initiatives

Inria International Partners

  • University Gaston Berger, St Louis, Senegal.

  • University of Ouagadougou and Université Polytechnique de Bobo-Dioulaso, Burkina-Faso.

  • University Hassan II, Casablanca, Morocco.

  • University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada.

Participation In International Programs


MASAIE is the french correspondent in a cooperation program with Brazil. This project, funded by CAPES-COFECUB, "new methods in epidemiology and early detection of events" for 4 years, has begun in January 2011.

A Brazilian network has been built in 2011, composed of

  • FGV (Fundação Getulio Vargas ) Rio de Janeiro. Principal investigator : Jair Koiller

  • UFF (Universidade Federal Fluminense) Rio de Janeiro. Principal investigator : Max Oliveira de Souza

  • UNICAMP (Universidade Estadual de Campinas ) Campinas. Principal investigator :

  • Fondation Oswaldo Cruz (Fiocruz, Rio). Principal investigator : Claudia Codeço

  • l'université fédérale de l'état de Pernambuco, Recife (http://www.ufpe.br/ufpenova/ ); Principal investigator César Castilho;

  • IMPA Rio de Janeiro

We investigate in 2012 the biological control of dengue by Wolbachia.


A research project on Bilharzia was deposed November 2, 2012, by the universities of Ouagadougou and Gaston Berger of Saint-Louis, in the framework of PAES( projet d'appui à l'enseignement supérieur) of UEMOA (Union Economique et Monétaire de l'Afrique de l'Ouest). MASAIE is an important component of this network. This project has been accepted July, 1, 2012 and funded with 30 000 000 CFA (XOF) ( 45 000 euro).

The Phd thesis of Lena Tendeng (MASAIE) is part of this project.