ELICO, the Information and Communication Research Team of Lyon is a host team (EA 4147) that groups researchers for the most part based in 5 higher education establishments in Lyon: the Universities of Lyon 1, 2, and 3, the IEP and the ENSSIB. The team has about 70 members including thirty teacher-researchers and around forty PhD students.

The team is active in both fundamental research and applied research in view to ensuring that the work and the results are of optimal use to society.

The research performed by the ELICO team is organised in two major paths of research:
–  Identities, languages and media practices;
–  Digital libraries, documents and mediations.