- XLIM Research Institute is a Mixed Research Unit of the French National Center for Scientific Research ((UMR CNRS n°7252). It has an expertise in the domain of electronics and microwaves, optics and photonics, computer aided design, mathematics, computer sciences and image processing for the application in secured environments, biotechnology and health, energy control and saving.
- XLIM incorporates more than 480 people including professors, CNRS researchers, engineers, technicians, post-doctoral researchers, PhD students and administrative staff.
The Labex project SigmaLim is being carried out by the laboratories XLIM and SPCTS in Limoges. The Labex (laboratory of excellence) program, launched by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research, selects excellent laboratories with an international visibility. It provides significant financial means in order to strengthen international collaborations, to attract researchers of international renown and to build a joint research and training strategy.