The SUPUVIR training event workshop will take place at the FEMTO-ST headquarters new building at Temis in Besançon. FEMTO-ST is a joint research unite associated with CNRS (French National Centre for Scientific Research) and the University Bourgogne-Franche-Comté and the Department of Optics is internationally recognized in the research fields of optoelectronics, optoacoustics and nonlinear photonics.



FEMTO-ST Institute
 15B Avenue des Montboucons
  25030 Besançon cedex

Our building is located near the main university campus of Besançon and can be find on google map at the following address:

Find us on Google Map

It is readily accessible by several bus lines or taxi from Besancon city center.  The bus lines 11 (yellow) and 3 (blue) at the TEMIS bus stop (in front of our building) are direct to the city center and the Viotte train station. To get more information please refer to the bus network Ginko website.

Besançon is an old Roman town of Art and History where Vauban’s masterpiece (engineer and military architect, XVIIe century), the Citadel belongs to the UNESCO World Heritage.

The city is famous for its microtechnology and watch industries. It is located in the heat of Europe and readily accessible by transport. See here for travel information.

There are many must-sees and discoveries in Besançon: The Citadel, The Museum of time, The museum of Fine art, Victor Hugo birthplace, the sightseeing boat tours, to cite a few. (For details, See the tourism websites Here and there)

We are looking forward to seeing you in Besançon.

Feel free to contact us for any travel information

Thibaut Sylvestre and John Dudley