Milestones in the development of the testing centre.
|1917-1920||Development of a subsidiary specialising in the manufacture of turbines and gates by Grenoble-based mechanical engineering firm Neyret, Brenier & Cie, which would take the name Neyrpic in 1948.
Birth of a scale model study and testing centre on the site of the new factory, in the Beauvert district of Grenoble.
|1921-1923||First scale models of hydropower schemes|
|1923||First fixed-bed physical model of a river|
|1934||First movable-bed physical model of a river|
|1940||First studies of industrial and urban hydraulics – First physical maritime model (wave disturbance and stability). The laboratory takes the name "Laboratoire Dauphinois d’Hydraulique"|
|1951||First movable-bed maritime model|
|1955||Creation of Sogreah (Société Grenobloise d'études et d'Applications Hydrauliques)|
|1967||Installation of the ship handling training center on manned models in Port Revel in the vicinity of Grenoble. Each year, the center trains more than a hundred port pilots and ship captains in restricted water navigation|
|1987||Creation of the new laboratory in Pont-de-Claix|
|1987||Construction of a torrent modelling area|
|1991||Construction of the multidirectional wave tank|
|1998||Development of control and measurement instrumentation - Active Absorption in wave generation|
|2008||New wave flume|
|Since 2015||Ramp-up of digital conditioning in data acquisition systems|