Look back on the first Open Day of École Polytechnique
Organized during the Science Fair, the first École Polytechnique Open Day took place on Saturday, October 12. More than 2000 visitors were present for this 1st edition.
On Saturday, October 12, École Polytechnique opened its doors to offer the public the opportunity to discover its campus, its programs, its start-ups and its research. Among the 2000 visitors, future students and their families were able to discover the School, participate in the many activities offered as part of the Science Fair and interact with students and course directors.
Bachelor program, Ingénieur Polytechnicien program, Masters of Science and Technology, PhD program and executive education : all the programs were present to introduce future students to the courses with a strong multidisciplinary scientific culture provided by l'X. Visitors were able to interact with those in charge of academics and students mobilized to help them discover l'X environment.
École Polytechnique is also a research centre with 23 laboratories leading cutting-edge research at the frontiers of knowledge on major scientific, technological and societal issues. The organization of this event during the Science Fair enabled the public to benefit from 15 science stands, conferences, and visits of the laboratories.
Innovation was also represented by entrepreneurs who presented their start-ups and by visits to its incubator and accelerator, the Drahi - X Novation Center.