6 th European Conference on Mechanism Science
20-23 september, 2016
Nantes, France


By flight


There are direct flights to Nantes Atlantique Airport from over 70 destinations, notably:
  • most major cities in Western and Southern Europe,
  • Montreal in North America,
  • Morocco, Tunisia and Turkey in the Mediterranean basin.

Transportation to the city centre

From Nantes Airport there are frequent shuttles to Nantes train station (7.50€ for a duration around 20 minutes). You can also take a taxi to the city centre.

Paris airports

In addition, Paris airports are 2 hours away from Nantes city centre by high-speed train. They are served by most airlines with direct connections to locations around the world.

By train

Nantes is easily accessible by high-speed train from many locations in France and Western Europe.


You may need a visa to enter in France. Please contact the french embassy in your residing country to make sure of your visa requirements.
If you need a visa, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible as it may take a long time to be issued.
We will provide an invitation letter to every participant of EUCOMES 2016. To apply for a letter, please contact us.

Organized by

Institut de Recherche en Communications et Cybernétique de Nantes (IRCCyN).

Under Patronnage of IFToMM

The conference is under the patronage of IFToMM, the International Federation for the Promotion of Mechanism and Machine Science, which supports four Young Delegate Grants.

Important Dates

  • Full paper submission: February 29, 2016
  • Acceptance notification: April 15, 2016
  • Final paper submission: May 8, 2016



Papers are solicited on topics related to mechanisms within aspects of theory, design, practice and applications in engineering...