Contact

Mail address

Parc scientifique de la Haute Borne
40, avenue Halley. Bât. A, Park Plaza
59650 Villeneuve d’Ascq

Team Project Leader

Marc Tommasi

marc.tommasi@inria.fr

(+33)3 59 35 87 23

Team Assistant

name: Julie Jonas

julie.jonas@inria.fr

phone: +33 3 59 35 86 16

How to Reach Us

The Magnet team facilities are located in Bâtiment B, which is right in front of Bâtiment A. The precise address of building B is:

6 rue Héloise
59650 Villeneuve d’Ascq

Currently there is no reception in Bât B, but the interphone is connected to the reception in Bât A, so all you have to do is to ask for the Magnet member you are going to meet, and the receptionist will arrange for you to be picked up from the hall of Bât B. Contact information for Bât A is below:
Tel.: +33 (0)3 59 57 78 00
Fax: +33 (0)3 59 57 78 50
Opening hours: Monday-Friday 8.30am – 12.30pm and 1.30pm – 5.30pm.
GPS coordinates: latitude: 50.6057704 – longitude: 3.1501158.

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By car:

If you are coming from Paris via the A1/E15 motorway:
Go past Lille, following the signs for Villeneuve d’Ascq/Roubaix/Gand/Bruxelles (A22 / E17);
Take exit 2 (Roubaix/Villeneuve d’Ascq N227);
At the traffic lights, turn right into Rue du Président Paul Doumer;
At the first roundabout, turn right.
The Inria Lille – Nord Europe research centre is the first building on your left.

If you are coming from Tournai via the N7:
Follow the signs to Lille/Lamain;
Follow the signs to Paris/Lille on the E42;
Drive into Villeneuve d’Ascq and take the right-hand exit at the roundabout towards Rue Nicolas Appert (D146);
Continue straight on into Rue du Président Paul Doumer;
At the first roundabout, turn right;
The Inria Lille – Nord Europe research centre is the first building on your left.

If you are coming from Gand via the A22/E17:
Head towards Tourcoing Centre/Lille/ Paris;
Drive past Roubaix and follow the signs for Paris/Villeneuve d’Ascq/Valenciennes;
Follow the main road until you reach the exit marked “Cité scientifique”;
At the roundabout, turn right and keep going until you reach the traffic lights;
Turn right into Rue du Président Paul Doumer;
At the first roundabout, turn right;
The Inria Lille – Nord Europe research centre is the first building on your left.

By metro:

Take line 1 towards “4 cantons”;
Get off at the “4 cantons” terminus;
The centre is a five-minute walk from the station:
Take Rue Paul Langevin, near the guarded cycle park (a sign will point you towards the park);
After the Club House, cut through the car park on the right;
Once you get to the roundabout, you will see the building on your left;
You can visit the Transpole website for further information about public transport in the Lille area.

By train:

There are two train stations in Lille: Lille Europe and Lille Flandres. If you arrive at Lille-Europe, first take the line 2 of the subway in the direction of St Philibert, get off at next station which is Gare Lille Flandres, and then follow the instructions for Lille Flandre. If you arrive at Lille Flandres, take the line 1 of the subway to 4 Cantons.

By plane:

There are several airports close to Lille, such as: Paris Charles de Gaulle, which allows you to to connect immediately to the railway and hence to arrive to Lille by train (it takes less than one hour by TGV), Lille Lesquin (where you can take either a taxi or a shuttle bus to the train station), and Brussels South Charleroi (which is connected to Lille train station by cheap shuttle connections).