IFPEN fosters exchange between its researchers and the scientific community, in particular by organizing events at its sites or as a partner of outside events. IFPEN also seeks to disseminate its knowledge in order to promote scientific research and enable the scientific community to harness it. 

 IFPEN regularly hosts scientific visitors from other research institutions from around the world in its laboratories.

Moreover, IFPEN’s teams belong to organized scientific communities. Hence IFPEN's researchers are involved in more than 230 scientific networks of various natures (learned societies, research groups, users' clubs, etc.).

Around 500 conference participations per year (2021)
Around 190 papers listed in the Science Citation Index (database included in the Web of Science) (2021), 40% of which are from thesis researches
230 publishing researchers according to HCERES (French High Council for the Evaluation of Research and Higher Education) (2018-2021)