RENATER, the French National Telecommunications Network for Technology, Education and Research is the digital expert at the service of the research and education (R&E) community in France.

Founded in 1993 as a public interest group, its members include the French Ministry for National Education and Youth, the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research and a number of prestigious national research organisations (members are the French Ministry for National Education, Youth and Sports, the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, as well as research organisations CNRS, CPU, CEA, Inria, CNES, Inrae, Inserm, Onera, Cirad, IRD and BRGM).

RENATER designs and operates a reliable, secure, high-speed network guaranteeing national and international connectivity for the exclusive use of the R&E community comprising over 2 million users in France.

RENATER aims to help its users meet the challenges of digital transformation by constantly innovating in the technologies that stimulate progress and performance. As a member of the pan-European GÉANT network RENATER is also in the international R&E arena.