French research organisations currently invite the public to share their fascination about science and technology. The Fete de la Science started on 6 Ocrober 2018 and will end on 14 October 2018. Exhibitions and presentation stake place at all research places in France. At Sophia Antipolis, MINES ParisTech together with INRIA and INRA opened their doors on Sunday, 7 October 2018. MINES ParisTech presented the art of engineering. Among the exhibited materials were aerogel samples which originated from NanoHybrids research and which have been produced by Lucile Druel.