The French-Mexican Laboratory of Informatics and Automatic Control (LAFMIA) is a Mixed International Unit  (UMI 3175) founded in 2008 by the French National Research Council (CNRS). The UMI is the strongest collaboration that the CNRS can have with a foreign country (there are only ten UMI’s in the world).

The LAFMIA is a Mexican network of Universities and Research centers (excellence poles in Mexico and France) financed by (click on the logo to open the institution home page in a new window):

inp-logo Polytechnic Institute of Grenoble (INP)
Unknown University Joseph Fourier (UJF)
logo_utc Technological University of Compiègne (UTC)
logo001 Research and Advanced Studies Centre of the Mexican Politechnic Institute (CINVESTAV)
Unknown-1 Mexican Council of Science and Technology (CONACyT)